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Department of Classics
Brown University
Box 1856
Providence, RI 02912-1856

Phone: 401-863-1267
Fax : 401-863-7484

Email[email protected]

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Macfarlane HouseMacfarlane House

48 College Street, Providence, RI 02906

The main office of the Classics Department is located in Macfarlane House, just down the hill from Brown’s iconic Van Wickle Gates.  Macfarlane House hosts the offices of several departmental faculty and emeritus faculty, our Couch Memorial Library, the graduate student lounge, and a seminar room.


Wilbour HallWilbour Hall

2 Prospect Street, Providence, RI 02906

The Department of Classics occupies the lower level and first floor of Wilbour Hall.  Wilbour Hall hosts the offices of several departmental faculty along with an office for Teaching Fellows and Teaching Assistants. Brown’s Department of Egyptology & Assyriology is also located in Wilbour Hall. 



Maps & DirectionsMap to Classics locations

Caveat autocinetistes! ("Let the driver beware") If you are using GPS to find us, be sure to type in "Macfarlane House" as the address, otherwise you will most certainly get lost. Also, parking is at a premium around campus. Although those arriving after business hours should have little difficulty parking within a few blocks of Macfarlane House or Wilbour Hall, visitors are encouraged to allow enough time to find parking. Parking and driving directions can be found on the About Brown page.

Various campus maps are available from Brown's Department of Facilities Management.