UCLA Classics Announces New Post-baccalaureate Scholarship

Published: April 3, 2022

The Department of Classics at UCLA is pleased to announce the following opportunity designed to advance our goals of diversity and inclusion. We are offering a one-year tuition scholarship for our post-baccalaureate program in Classics for the academic year 2022-2023, designed to benefit a promising candidate for graduate work who needs an extra year of…

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Kathryn Morgan named Joan Palevsky Chair in Classics

Published: March 17, 2022

We are delighted to announce that Kathryn Morgan has been named the Joan Palevsky Chair in Classics. We are extremely grateful to Joan Palevsky for the generosity and vision she has extended to the department in endowing this chair. In addition to supporting the department through the Joan Palevsky Chair in Classics, we continue to benefit from her…

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2020-2021 Helen Caldwell Award Recipients

Published: October 29, 2021

Each year the Department is pleased to bestow the annual Helen Caldwell Awards and Prizes, named in honor of a dedicated teacher of Greek and Latin in our department for over thirty years (1939-70). Helen Caldwell graduated in the first class at UCLA to award the Bachelor of Arts in 1925 and earned her MA…

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Study Abroad in Ancient Rome this Summer!

Published: October 12, 2021

Explore the city of Rome and learn about its ancient history, architecture and culture this summer. Study the politics and culture of Rome from its earliest foundations on the Palatine hill to the triumph of the new religion of Christianity and the subsequent collapse of an empire almost 1200 years later. Daily walking excursions to…

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Tenured Associate or Full Professor Job Opening in Latin Literature and Culture

Published: August 9, 2021

Click here for PDF Job Ad The Department of Classics at the University of California, Los Angeles, has been authorized to make an appointment to a full-time position in Latin literature and culture at the rank of Associate or Full Professor, with tenure, effective July 1, 2022. We invite applicants who are advanced Assistant Professors…

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Prof. David Blank Promoted to Distinguished Professor

Published: July 26, 2021

The Department of Classics is delighted to announce the promotion of Professor David Blank to the rank of Distinguished Professor. As friends of the department know, Professor Blank is an internationally renowned scholar of ancient philosophy and particularly of the Herculaneum papyri and the philosophical study of language in ancient Greece and Rome.  His prolific…

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Congratulations Class of 2021!

Published: June 14, 2021

Congratulations to the Class of 2021! The Classics Department wanted to mark this special occasion and let you know that we are thinking of you on this momentous occasion. Please take a moment to watch our StageClips video celebrating your accomplishments. We are all wishing you well as you embark on this next chapter!

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