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Department of Classics
The University of Mississippi


Cornelius Nepos book cover

Dr. John Lobur publishes new book on Cornelius Nepos

The Department is pleased to announce the publication of Professor John Lobur’s second book, a University of Michigan Press monograph on Cornelius Nepos. From University of Michigan Press: Roman ...
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Dr. Kristina Killgrove on bioarchaeology at the villa at Oplontis.

Dr. Kristina Killgrove delivered a fascinating virtual lecture entitled “Death Comes to Oplontis: Victims of Mt. Vesuvius Reveal Life in 79 A.D.” The talk offered a rich supplement to ...
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Etching of war scene from the Iliad

New Course Brings a Deeper Look into War

Two professors join forces to co-teach class rooted in literature and veterans’ reintegration into society May 4, 2021 by Kathryn Albritton Is war an aberration or an integral part of the human ...
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Dr. DiBiasie-Sammons

DiBiasie-Sammons receives College of Liberal Arts New Scholar Award in Humanities

The Department of Classics is proud to announce that Assistant Professor Jacqueline DiBiasie-Sammons has been chosen by the College of Liberal Arts as the 2021 recipient of the Dr. Mike L. Edmonds New ...
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June 4 March in Oxford

June 2020 faculty statement of commitment to antiracism

We, the faculty of the Department of Classics of the University of Mississippi, collectively and unanimously condemn the role of police brutality in perpetuating racial oppression, in particular the ...
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