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
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...
Mariam Usmani Receives the 2020-21 Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship
Festive congratulations to Classics graduate student Mariam Usmani, who has won a Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship for 2020-2021 academic year. The Graduate Council Diversity Fellowship is highly...
Professor Ella Haselswerdt Awarded AJP Prize
We are delighted to announce that Professor Ella Haselswerdt has been awarded the AJP Best Article Prize for 2019, for her article "Sound and the Sublime in...