Congratulations to all Classics majors, and all of our students, who are graduating this spring!
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Fae Amiro, PhD candidate in Classics at McMaster University, is the recipient of the Crake Doctoral Fellowship in Classics at Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick.
Katherine Dunbabin, professor emerita, who retired from McMaster in 2006, is the recipient of the 2021 Gold Medal Award for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement.
The online MA and PhD applications (Fall 2020 entry) will open on November 4th, 2019.
Summer 2019 marks the expansion of the project to include archaeological excavation at the Iron Age site Incoronata.
Shanna Ingram is a fourth year biology student with a minor in classics. Under the direction of associate professor Spencer Pope, Faculty of Humanities, she and a team of students traveled to Metaponto, Italy. The goal: To piece together the history and artifacts of the ancient Greek settlement of Metaponto.
The construction of elaborate country villas by members of the Roman elite was one of the defining architectural, cultural and economic phenomena of the Roman world.
Dr. Dunbabin, who retired from McMaster in 2006, is one of 76 academics who have been named fellows this year.
Dr. Spencer Pope, an archaeologist and professor of Classics at McMaster, is working his way backwards in time from modern Italy through the Roman empire, going back nearly 2,600 years in total, to a period when the city of Metaponto was a major Greek settlement on the Mediterranean.
McMaster University and the Department of Classics are pleased to announce the launch of the Centre for Ancient Numismatics (CAN). The CAN creates a platform for hands-on, interactive learning and dynamic research focused on ancient coinage.