Department of Classics
Providence, RI 02912-1856
Fax : 401-863-7484
Email: [email protected]
Give to the Classics Department
Your generous gift will support the continued study of classical antiquity at Brown University and the lively [email protected] community. Through your donation, the Classics Department can continue to foster an innovative and collaborative program, lead ground-breaking research in the field, and achieve excellence in teaching.
Due to the University’s policies as it relates to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, we are currently not receiving any visitors from the general public until further notice. If you would like to contact the administrative team (the Department Chair, Academic Department Manager, or Administrative Assistant), please email them directly or send a message to [email protected].
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.
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 & Directions
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.