At this year's Classical Association of Canada lecture, Professor Toph Marshall (UBC) will be speaking about the use of knucklebones (used as dice) in ancient Greek and Roman culture. The talk will be held in Kaneff Tower 519 on Monday 24th October, 17:30-19:00. All are welcome. Click here for a poster: cac-2016-lecture-poster
Would you like to learn about archaeological field work in Spain this summer and earn 3.0 credits towards your major or minor in Classical Studies or Classics? The Cabrera de Mar excavation is looking for volunteers. Click here for a poster with information about the dig and how to apply. Follow this link for the […]
Vocabulary and commentaries for reading ancient Greek texts, written for students by students... coming soon.
Leah Bernardo-Ciddio, who graduated from York with a double major in Classical Studies and History in 2013, has recently accepted a place at the University of Michigan to begin her PhD in the autumn of 2016. Ms Bernardo-Ciddio will hold a SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship to support her research; she was also offered a very prestigious […]
YORK UNIVERSITY THE DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY and THE PROGRAMME IN CLASSICAL STUDIES LA&PS are pleased to announce a special lecture by PROFESSOR FRÉDÉRIC HURLET Professeur d'Histoire romaine Directeur de la Maison Archéologie & Ethnologie René-Ginouvès Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense The Image of Augustus in France and the Anglo-Saxon world in the second half […]
Congratulations to three members of the Classical Studies Programme: Alejandro G. Sinner (a Postdoctoral Fellow in Roman Archaeology), and Kim McCullough and Daniel Jankulovski (undergraduate Classical Studies majors). Alejandro, Kim, and Daniel were part of a team that won first prize for best poster at the annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. The […]
Congratulation to Prof. Jesús Bermejo Tirado, who is a postdoctoral fellow in Roman archaeology in the Department of History, on the publication of a new edited volume, Aplicaciones de Sintaxis Espacial en Arqueologia - Space Syntax Applications in Archaeology. The volume is published under the auspices of the journal Arqueología de la Arquitectura. The volume […]
Congratulations to Sarah Veale (Classical Studies 2015) on being awarded the Vanier College Convocation Prize in Classical Studies 2015. This prize is awarded to Vanier College students who graduate summa cum laude, who have made outstanding contribution to the life of Vanier College and to York University, and who have received the highest grade point […]
Congratulations to Sarah-Jayne Lucas on winning the 2015 Archaeological Institute of America Joseph and Maria Shaw Student Summer Travel Fellowship to participate in the University of Alberta summer archaeological dig at Ossaia near Cortona in Italy.
Prof. Jonathan Edmondson has published (2014) The Oxford Handbook of Roman Epigraphy (edited with Christer Bruun, University of Toronto), Oxford University Press. For more information, see the story in YFile March 24, 2015 "Inscription guide lights path through Roman world."