Title page of 1930 Argus edition

Gretchen Wright, BA 2020, wins Middlesworth Award

Monday, August 31, 2020

The David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library has announced that Gretchen Wright is one of this year’s winners of the Chester P. Middlesworth Award. The Middlesworth committee was deeply... Read More »


Courtney Monahan successfully defends her dissertation

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Congratulations to Courtney Michelle Monahan who has just successfully defended her dissertation, "Matrona Visa: Women's Public Visibility and Civic Identity in Hispania Tarraconensis.” This is an... Read More »

Living While Black - Perspectives from Duke

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Classical Studies wishes to draw everyone’s attention to a special online event just announced by President Price, Living While Black, that will bring together a distinguished group of speakers from... Read More »


Summer 2020 Archaeology Courses Available

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

For any students interested in Summer Session 2 courses, please consider the following: Classical Sculpture [CLST346S/ARTHIST340S] Tues, Thurs. 11:45-1:00 PM (we will not hold synchronous... Read More »

Celebrating our 2020 Classical Studies Graduates

Sunday, May 10, 2020

Visit our 2020 Marking the Moment web site by which we celebrate (virtually) our 2 PhDs, 10 Majors, and 7 Minors:   Read More »


Laura Winters defends her dissertation!

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Laura Winters successfully defended her dissertation on Thursday (3/26/2020) on “Schools of Greek Mathematical Practice”. Congrats Dr. Winters! Read More »

Conference participants (image from the University of Tuebingen and the European Islands Conference)

Dr. Kyle Jazwa presents his research on Maa-Palaeokastro at the European Islands conference in Tubingen, Germany

Saturday, November 23, 2019

Last week, Dr. Kyle Jazwa participated in the European Islands conference at the University of Tuebingen in Germany. He presented preliminary results from his 2018 architectural documentation project... Read More »

Morning workshop

Cultures of Reading in the ancient Mediterranean: Jews, Christians, Greeks, Romans

Monday, October 28, 2019

On October 28, Duke hosted a workshop, followed by a conference, with scholars from Classical Studies, New Testament Studies, and Jewish Studies on the topic of Cultures of Reading in the ancient... Read More »


Ancient Science and Technology course is awarded a David L Paletz Innovative Course Enhancement Grant

Friday, October 25, 2019

Dr. Kyle Jazwa and Michael Freeman's "Ancient Science and Technology" course was recently awarded a David L Paletz Innovative Course Enhancement Grant for this year's Ancient Science Fair. Students... Read More »

Tom Cole Dissertation

Tom Cole defends his dissertation!

Friday, October 25, 2019

Tom Cole successfully defended his dissertation this past Friday on “Beyond Republicanism: Political Thought in Tacitus’ Minor Works”. Congrats Dr. Cole! Read More »