Pithos Students' Journal

The Classics Students Association is pleased to present the 2019, 18th annual volume of Pithos, the SFSU students' Classics Journal. Copies can be downloaded here:

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Pithos 2020

We are pleased to announce that Pithos, the SFSU students' Classics Journal, will soon be accepting submissions for its 19th volume. Both undergraduate and graduate students in any department at SFSU are welcome to submit original work - from papers, to translations, to book reviews, etc - with a view toward the Ancient World between JANUARY 1 and March 8, 2020.

All articles sent to Pithos for review should be submitted as follows:

  • Articles are to be submitted via email to pithos.sfsu@gmail.com with the subject line “PITHOS 2020 Submission"
  • Articles should be submitted as ATTACHMENTS as .doc, .docx, or .pdf files. Should this cause problems please contact the editors.
  • Attachment FILE NAMES should as follows: "[Title of Paper]_Pithos 2020"
  • Articles should be submitted WITHOUT A TITLE PAGE. The AUTHOR'S NAME SHOULD NOT APPEAR anywhere in the text of the document.
  • The article itself must contain the TITLE OF THE WORK ON THE FIRST PAGE.
  • The text of the article should not exceed 25 pages (not including images, notes and bibliography.)

Articles for the 2020 volume of Pithos must be submitted no later than FRIDAY, March 8, 2020.

If you have any questions regarding submission guidelines, topical appropriateness of papers, or anything else, please do not hesitate to contact the journal's Editors-in-Chief via the Pithos email, pithos.sfsu@gmail.com, or speak to them in the Trapp Library (HUM 375).

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