Scholarships available through the Department of Classics:
- The John Ungaretti Translation Award
- 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!
Spring Lecture Series
2019: The 27th Annual Spring Lecture Series: Whose Classics?
- Meas Esse Aliquid Putare Nugas: "Small Things" and Economic Justice in Classics
- My Classics Will Be Integrated, Or...
- Our Classics: Ancient Myth in the Community
- Whose Classics? Whose Heritage? Classical Archaeology and the "Loss of Innocence"
Pithos Students' Journal
Spring 2019, 18th annual volume of Pithos, a Journal of the Classics Students Association, was released in May 2019 and is already 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
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.
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 will take place 10am-2pm on Saturday, October 20, 2018 in HUM 114. Food and drink will be provided.
- "Blood, Milk, and Honey: Roman Female Ritualized Mourning as a Form of Funeral Offering" by Kathleen Narayan
- "Mare Nostrum, or Is It?" by Victoria Hodges
- "Darkness Helps Us to Feel Holy: The Classical Conception of Witchcraft in Sixteenth-Century Europe" by David Hlusak
- "Lydopatheis: Perceptions of Eastern Feminine Appearance in Anacreontic Vases" by Stephanie Polos
- "Applying Archaeoastronomy to 'Nyx' on the Altar of Zeus" by Luke Loper
For more information, please contact the Classics Students Association at email@example.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: Spring 2020
|CLAR 250||Archaeology of the Ancient World|
|CLAR 425||Roman Art and Archaeology|
|CLAR 502||Ancient Egyptian Language and Literature|
|CLAR 531||Greek Sculpture|
|CLAR 699/899||Independent Study|
|CLAS 230||Ancient Epic Tales|
|CLAS 240||Greek & Roman Drama|
|CLAS 260||Greek & Roman Mythology|
|CLAS 280||The Ancient World in Film|
|CLAS 415||Ancient Roman Literature|
|CLAS 690/890||Edit & Publish Classics Journal|
|CLAS 697||Honors Thesis|
|CLAS 699/899||Independent Study|
|CLAS 720||Classics, Translation, and Translation Theory|
|CLAS 896/896EXM||Directed Reading: Classics|
|CLAS 898||Master's Thesis/Creative Work|
|GRE 202||Intermediate Ancient Greek|
|GRE 441/741||Greek Epic II|
|GRE 699/899||Independent Study|
|LATN 202||Intermediate Latin|
|LATN 456/756||Roman Lyric and Elegy II|
|LATN 699/899||Independent Study|
|MODERN GREEK STUDIES|
|MGS 151||Modern Greek II|
|MGS 350||Greece and the Balkans|
|MGS 699||Independent Study|
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...
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
Resources and Quick Links
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