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Department of Classics
University of Mississippi
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    Learn about what it's like to major in Classics at the University of Mississippi.
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    Bryant Hall
    Constructed in 1911, the building is the home of the Department of Classics.
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    Farrington Gallery
    The lobby of Bryant Hall provides quiet study space for Classics students.
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    David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities
    Considered the best of its kind in the South, the University Museum's antiquities collection is available to students for study and research.
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    Classics out loud.
    Dr. Molly Pasco-Pranger helps a student get started at A Taste of Classics, a public reading of Greek and Roman literature held twice a year.
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    Digging Classics
    The Department helps students participate in archaeological digs around the Mediterranean.
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    Farrington Gallery
    The lobby of Bryant Hall provides quiet study space for Classics students.
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    Award Winning Teaching
    Dean Richard Forgette awards Dr. Hilary Becker the 2015 Cora Lee Graham Award for Outstanding Teaching of Freshmen.
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    Sharing Classics
    Dr. Aileen Ajootian leads visiting high school students on a tour of the University Museum.
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    David M. Robinson Collection of Greek and Roman Antiquities
    Considered the best of its kind in the South, the University Museum's antiquities collection is available to students for study and research.
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    Classics on the road.
    Dr. Hilary Becker's Spring 2015 course in archaeological ethics included a trip to New York where students met with museum and auction house professionals.
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    Hands on Classics
    The Museum's extensive ancient coin collection is a resource for many courses in Classics.
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    Performing Classics
    Students perform a staged reading of Aristophanes' Lysistrata in Bryant Hall's Farrington Gallery.
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    Dedicated faculty.
    Drs. Becker, Fenno, Lobur, Pasco-Pranger, and Cook, in full plumage.
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    Reading Classics
    Dr. Jonathan Fenno and Classics majors Sharon Possehl and Hal Moyer participate in a live reading of Sophocles' Ajax.
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    Molly Pasco-Pranger (left), professor and chair of the Department of Classics, and Andrew Newby (right), assistant director of veteran and military services, co-taught a new course on Humanities and the Experience of War this spring at the university. Participants include (from left) Beau Roddy, Julian Spain-Ledezma, Jake Riffe and Nolan Oglesby. Submitted photo
    Two professors join forces to co-teach class rooted in literature and veterans' reintegration into society May 4, 2021 by Kathryn
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