Student Resources

Spring Lecture Series

2018: The 26th Annual Spring Lecture Series: The Invisible Voices: The Forgotten Majority of the Classical World

 

  • A Chorus of Fragments: Voices from the Sands of Egypt
  • Integrated but Unequal: The Census as a Lens on Roman Political Culture
  • Eutropius the Consul: Power, Ugliness, and Imperial Representation in Late Antiquity
  • Gender and Slavery in the Roman Household

Pithos Students' Journal

Spring 2018, 17th annual volume of Pithos, a Journal of the Classics Students Association, was released April 2018 and is available for download.

"It is an easy pattern to fall into to compare our own civilization with those of the ancient Greeks and Romans and to eek out the similarities between ours and theirs..." Adriana Javier, former Editor-In-Chief

Class Schedule: Summer 2018

*CLAS 260 Greek & Roman Mythology R1
(June 4-July 6)
*CLAS 280 The Ancient World in Film

R3
(Junly 9-August 10)

 

* Approved for General Eduaction

Advising Resource Center

The College of Liberal & Creative Arts established the student Advising Resource Center (ARC) to provide multiple support services to students. You can receive information regarding requirements for your degree, petitions, financial aid, tutoring, student clubs, events, careers and much more.

Advising Resource Center

Student Forum

The Classics Students Association is pleased to announce this year's Student Forum.  The Student Forum offers an opportunity for students of the ancient world, both from SFSU and from the Bay Area community, to present their research to their peers and faculty.

The Student Forum took place 10am-2pm on Saturday, November 4, 2017, in HUM 288.  Food and drink were provided.

  • "Proto Femism in the Lysistrata" by Perry Fenton
  • "Living with Uncertainty: A Proposal for the Deconstruction of Bronze Age Frescoes" by Victoria Hodges
  • "You Can Bilocate: Uncanny Movement on Greek Vaces" by Andrew Love
  • "Animal Imagery in Alcman's Parthenion 1" by Kathleen Narayan
  • "Dyonysian Mimesis: Cross Dressing and the Symposium" by Stephanie Polos

For more information, please contact the Classics Students Association at csa.sfstate@gmail.com.

Classics Graduate Student Handbook

The Department of Classics is pleased to provide our Graduate Student Handbook for all current and prospective students.  This document is designed to help graduate students answer questions about advising and administrative processes.

The Hanbook can be downloaded here: Classics Graduate Student Handbook (pdf)

Class Schedule: Fall 2018

CLASSICAL ARCHAEOLOGY
*CLAR 250 Archaeology of the Ancient World
 CLAR 420B Greek Art and Archaeology
*CLAR 500 Ancient Egyptian Civilization
 CLAR 530 Introduction to Greek Vase Painting
 CLAR 699/899 Independent Study
CLASSICS  
*CLAS 230 Ancient Epic Tales
*CLAS 240 Greek & Roman Drama
*CLAS 260 Greek & Roman Mythology
*CLAS 280B The Ancient World in Film
*CLAS 410B Ancient Greek Literature
*CLAS 490 History of Ideas in the Ancient
Classical World
*CLAS 582B Tales from Ancient India:
Hinduism and Buddhism
 CLAS 700 Proseminar: Texts and Contexts
 CLAS 720 Plato and Greek Sexuality
ACLAS 690/890 Edit & Publish Classical Journal
 CLAS 697 Honors Thesis
 CLAS 699/899 Independent Study
ACLAS 896/896EXM Directed Reading: Classics
 CLAS 898 Masters Thesis/Creative Work
GREEK  
*GRE 101 Elementary Ancient Greek
AGRE 435/735 Greek Historiography I
 GRE 699/899 Independent Study
LATIN  
*LATN 101 Elementary Latin
ALATN 436/736 Roman Novel
 LATN 699/899 Independent Study
MODERN GREEK STUDIES
*MGS 150 Modern Greek I
 
*Approved for General Education
APaired
BCross-listed
 
N.B.  This is a tentative schedule, and is subject to change.

 

Scholarships

Scholarships available through the Department of Classics:

  • The John Ungaretti Translation Award
  • The Society for Classical and Comparative Studies Travel Scholarship
  • The Raoul Bertrand Graduate Scholarship
  • The Richard L. Trapp Undergraduate Scholarship
  • The Richard L. Trapp Graduate Teaching Fellowship
  • Graduate Teaching Associate Positions
  • Graduate Associate Positions

SFSU @ Pompeii

Learn more about the archaeological field internship programme conducted each summer at the site of ancient Pompeii, Italy!

Classics Students Association

The department's autonomous student group, the Classics Students Association, also contributes actively to the vibrant culture of the department by organizing its annual Spring Lecture Series, now the longest-running event on campus, and by editing and publishing the journal Pithos, the most recent volume of which is now available.

Study Abroad Opportunities

  • Pompeii, Italy, Archaeological Internship Programme
  • Archaeological Institute of America Summer programs and/or excavations
  • Summer Program in Rome: Latin, Archaeology, Roman Pottery
  • College Year in Athens
  • And More...

Resources and Quick Links

  • Academic Links
  • Journal Searches
  • Campus Organizations
  • Points of Interest

Campus Resources for Classics Studies

  • A diversity of resources for the study of ancient Mediterranean civilizations
  • Etruscan, Greek, and Roman Artifacts
  • Egyptian Museum
  • Coin Collection
  • UC Berkeley Classes
  • International Class Credit
  • Library and Reading Room Library