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,...

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Classics graduate students reunite in New York for the wedding of Alex Baro (MA 2018). Pictured here with Alex (center) are current PhD student Jasmine Akiyama-Kim and John Tennant (PhD 2019). Congratulations Alex!!!

Congratulations to Simos Zenios, who has been named the inaugural holder of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation & Ioannis P. and Eirini Caloyeras Lectureship in Modern Greek at UCLA!

our Fall 2022 undergraduate courses...