News Archive from May, 2020

Congratulations to Undergrad Prize Winners

Congratulations to all the Classics Undergraduate Prize Winners in 2019-2020

Adapting To Online Teaching In Classics: An End Of Term Round-Up

This afternoon marked the end of the formal teaching period in the Spring 2020 semester, a memorable one. The COVID-19 virus has brought sadness and difficulty for many, and challenges for all of us. 

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Joukowsky Foundation Outstanding Dissertation Award Conferred to Erika Valdivieso, PhD 2020

This year, the Classics Department is proud to announce that Erika Valdivieso has received the Outstanding Dissertation Award representing the humanities.  Erika's dissertation, “The Virgilian Tradition in Colonial Latin America,” utilizes Latin, Spanish and Portuguese sources to reconstruct the context in which Latin poetry was taught, received, and produced in colonial Latin America.

Classics Seniors Elected to Phi Beta Kappa

 The Classics Department is pleased to announce that four more concentrators (class of 2020) have been elected to the Rhode Island Alpha of Phi Beta Kappa!