Description: The Department of Classics at the University of Chicago offers a series of unique educational programs that combine a strong and rigorous tradition in philological training with cutting-edge theories and methodologies in literary criticism, cultural poetics, philosophy, social, economic and cultural history, classical art and archaeology, and the history of religion. A number of distinguished scholars have served on the faculty throughout the Department's history, including Arthur Adkins, R.J. Bonner, Blanche Boyer, Oscar Broneer, Benedict Einarson, Werner Jaeger, Gordon Laing, Richmond Lattimore, Richard McKeon, Carl Roebuck and George Walsh.
Popular Classes: History of Strategy, Byzantium and Islam, War in the Hellenistic World, Ancient Views of the Economy, Oracles and Divination, Aristophanes, Contemporary Virtue Ethics, Lucretius   |   Full List of Classics Classes»
Undergraduate Progam: The B.A. degree in Classical Studies allows students to explore Greek and Roman antiquity. Choose from three tracks: language and literature, language intensive, and Greek and Roman cultures.   |   More Program Details»
Graduate Programs: M.A. in the Humanities, Classical Languages & Literatures, Ancient Mediterranean World, Ancient Greek & Roman Philosophy, Joint PhD Program in Social Thought and Classics   |   More Program Details»