The UCLA Department of Classics is one of three Humanities departments at UCLA ranked in the top ten nationally in the last National Research Council report. Classics forms the foundation for the Humanities. Philology, philosophy, government (including democracy), the theater, linguistics, archaeology, literary theory and many other fields have their origins in the Classics. The UCLA Department of Classics has a robust undergraduate and graduate program. Each year we teach an average of 2,000 undergraduate students various aspects of Greek and Roman culture, literature, philology, archaeology, and history. We have a dedicated and diverse faculty of scholars and teachers,...Learn More About Us
Two UCLA Alumni Win Prestigious Teaching Awards
Congratulations to Marisa Alimento (BA Classics 1990, Latin Coordinator at Crossroads School) for receiving the SCS Award for Excellence in Teaching at the PreCollegiate Level and to...
The Passing of Professor Mortimer Chambers
The Department of Classics is sad to share the news that long-time friend of the department and dear colleague, Professor Emeritus of History, Mortimer Chambers, passed away...
A Victory Ode for the LA Dodgers
By Kathryn Morgan I am not a trophy maker, fashioning a rigid-circle of silvered-over flags, But, sweet song, rise up with the cheers of awestruck spectators And...