The Retirement of Prof. Deborah Roberts

Comments deliverred by Prof. Matt Farmer to the assembled Haverford faculty on May 26th, 2021 Deborah H. Roberts is retiring this year from her position as the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature. Deborah began her […]

Creating Classics: Spring 21 Exhibition

In the middle of a global pandemic, the students in Creating Classics gathered every Tuesday evening (7-10pm EST!) to discuss Greek tragedies and the films of Pier Paolo Pasolini. We watched movies, read and reenacted dramas, looked at ancient and modern paintings, […]

Department Welcomes Prof. Ava Shirazi!

The Department of Classics joyfully welcomes its newest faculty member, Prof. Ava Shirazi. In the fall, she will be teaching a first-year writing seminar and an upper-level Greek seminar, Poetics and Poiesis: Philosophy, Performance, and the Crafts, as well as […]