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Department of Classics
University of Mississippi

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Book cover of Lobur, Cornellius Nepos: A Study in the Evidence and Influence: A
The Department is pleased to announce the publication of Professor John Lobur's second book, a University of Michigan Press monograph
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  Dr. Kristina Killgrove delivered a fascinating virtual lecture entitled "Death Comes to Oplontis: Victims of Mt. Vesuvius Reveal Life
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On Monday, September 20, 2021 the department hosted its first face-to-face lecture since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr.
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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.