Professor Gurval Honored with Eugen Weber Honors Collegium Faculty Award

Published: April 17, 2019

The Department of Classics is delighted to report that Professor Robert Gurval has been honored with the Eugen Weber Honors Collegium Faculty Award in celebration of his outstanding contribution to teaching in the Honors Collegium at UCLA. He will be presented with the award at the upcoming Honors Programs Rose Gilbert Reception. This is by no…

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Congratulations to our recent PhDs!

Published: April 3, 2019

Congratulations to Celsiana Warwick (PhD 2018) who has just accepted a position as Assistant Professor of Classics at the University of Iowa and John Tennant (PhD expected Spring 2019) who has been awarded a postdoctoral fellowship in the Mellon Fellowship of Scholars in the Humanities, Stanford University Department of Classics. Continued congratulations to Hans Bork (PhD…

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Meet our Post-Bacc Program Graduates!

Published: March 6, 2019

Interested in our Post-Baccalaureate Program? Learn more from our Program Graduates here. The Postbacc committee will start reading applications March 1 and we want to hear from you!

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Dr. Sharon Gerstel Honored By Hellenic Society Of Constantinople

Published: January 25, 2019

The Greek Reporter USA announced that Dr. Sharon Gerstel, Professor of Byzantine Art and Archaeology, will be honored by The Hellenic Society of Constantinople on Saturday, February 2 at the organization’s 52nd Annual Dinner Dance. The event is open to the public and will be held at the Saint Sophia Cathedral’s Maniatakos Hall. Every year, the organization honors someone of…

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Department Statement on the 2019 AIA – SCS Annual Meeting

Published: January 9, 2019

The Department of Classics at UCLA strongly condemns the racist actions that took place at the 150th Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies held in San Diego between January 3rd and 6th, 2019. We extend our unwavering support to the individuals who were targeted, Djesika Bel Watson, Stefani Echeverría-Fenn, and Dan-el Padilla Peralta,…

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Distinguished Professor Amy Richlin wins Goodwin Award

Published: September 28, 2018

The Department of Classics is delighted to announce that the Society for Classical Studies has awarded Distinguished Professor Amy Richlin a C.J. Goodwin Award of Merit for her book Slave Theater in the Roman Republic: Plautus and Popular Comedy, published by Cambridge University Press in 2017.  To quote from the citation: “The story that unfolds…

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Welcome, Assistant Professor Adriana Vazquez!

Published: March 21, 2018

The Department of Classics is delighted to announce that Dr. Adriana Vazquez has accepted the offer of a tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Classics at UCLA and will be joining the department permanently in the Fall.

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Giulia Sissa is awarded the Premio Nazionale Vincenzo Padula

Published: December 12, 2017

Professor Giulia Sissa has been awarded the Premio Nazionale Vincenzo Padula, for non-fiction for the Italian version of her book on jealousy (La Gelosia. Una passione inconfessabile published by Editori Laterza). There is also an English version available. Congratulations, Professor Sissa!

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Sarah Morris is Awarded the Centennial Medal from Harvard University

Published: May 31, 2017

Professor Sarah Morris has been awarded the Centennial Medal from the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Harvard University. The medal “honors alumni who have made contributions to society that emerged from their graduate study at Harvard. It is the highest honor the Graduate School bestows, and awardees include some of Harvard’s most accomplished…

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