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The Department of Classics is dedicated to the study of Greek and Roman culture and to clarifying and assessing its continuing impact on contemporary life.

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Tufts University
Department of Classics
321 Eaton Hall, 5 the Green
Medford, MA 02155

Phone: 617.627.3213
Fax: 617.627.2896

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Department of Classics

Highlighted Events

Antikythera Mechanism
Lecture by Professor Xenophon Moussas
Thursday, September 21, 2017 | 12:00 noon
Terrace room, Paige Hall

Concordia Presentations
By Students in the Department of Classics
Thursday, October 5, 2017 | 6:00pm
Eaton 202 (pending)

Classical Persian Digital Humanities
Lecture by Matthew Thomas Miller
Wednesday October 18, 2017 | 12:00 noon
Eaton 201

Classics Educators Open House
Friday, October 20, 2017 | 3:30-5:30pm
Eaton 201 (pending)

Nabataean Seafaring, Trade Routes in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Dolphin Motif
Lecture by Zaraza Friedman
Tuesday, November 21st | 6:00pm
Barnum 008 (pending)


Gregory Crane was recently featured in the German U15 special issue on higher education on June 22, 2017.

Ioannis D. Evrigenis has received the 2016 Renaissance Society of America - Text Creation Partnership Article Prize for Digital Renaissance Research, for his article, "Digital Tools and the History of Political Thought: The Case of Jean Bodin."

Riccardo Strobino has been awarded the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fellowship and will be spending the 2017-18 academic year at the Villa I Tatti, the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.

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