Hanna Holborn Gray Research Presentations

HHG student researchers will be presenting their research projects from this summer on Monday, September 27th at 4pm in Old Library 224 at Bryn Mawr. The presentations will be in person but we will also have an online component in case […]

SPEAC Reading Group Thursday 9/23

Hi all! This Thursday, 9.23 at 4:30pm, SPEAC is holding the semester’s first meeting of our Anti-Racist Reading Group on Zoom. For this week, we will focus on racism in archaeology. We’ve selected three articles, all discussing this topic in different […]

The Future of Classics: A High Schooler’s Perspective

Zhao Gu Gammage, incoming first-year student, reflects on experiences in the field of Classics, including attending SPEAK’s 2021 conference, Now and Then: (Inequity) and Marginalization in Ancient Mediterranean Studies. The Future of Classics: A High Schooler’s Perspective

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, […]

Spring Workshops

This spring, Haverford Classics offered two more workshops in our continuing series, which was inspired by the work of the strike organizers in fall 2020 and the teach-ins that arose during the strike. On Wednesday, March 31st, we presented “Naming […]

Anti-Racist Reading Group

Inspired by the reading group created by UPenn Classics graduate students, SPEAC (Students Promoting Equity in Archaeology & Classics) has partnered up with faculty from the departments of Archaeology and Classics to start our own BiCo anti-racist reading group. Our […]

Descendants of Achilles: White Supremacist Narratives about Greek Antiquity

The ancient Greeks are very important to the contemporary white supremacists whose work I document on my website Pharos (pharosclassics.vassar.edu). They regard the ancient Greeks as genetic and spiritual ancestors of modern white people. For them, the philosophical, literary, artistic, and political accomplishments of the Greeks are […]

Antiracism Workshops

On November 10th and 11th, 2020, the Haverford Classics Department hosted a pair of workshops showcasing antiracist work in our field. These workshops were inspired by the teach-ins held during the fall 2020 strike. To view the recordings, you will […]

O-ORALiTea is here! (guidelines)

Greetings! ΧΑΙΡΕ! Salve!O-ORALiTea is here! Every spring for the last 15 years, students and faculty from Haverford and Bryn Mawr (and sometimes beyond) have gathered to perform favorite moments from Greek and Latin literature (Oral Recitation of Ancient Literature + Tea). […]