Announcing Our New Department Name
In January of 2020 the faculty of Classics voted to change the name of our department. As of August 2021, we are the Department of Ancient Greek & Roman Studies (DAGRS). Our undergraduate classes can be found in the online class schedule under AGRS (so, not Classics 10A but AGRS 10A).
We believe our new name communicates more clearly and unambiguously what it is that we study and teach, and we hope it will make our department more visible and accessible to the UC Berkeley community and the world beyond.
Kim Shelton's Book, Well Built Mycenae, Fascicule 14: Tsountas House Area, was in late spring 2022. This book at long last publishes results of 19th and mid-twentieth-century excavations in the Cult Center of Late Bronze Age Mycenae.
Tony Long's latest book, Plotinus, Ennead II.4 On Matter, has just been published by Parmenides Publishing. His recent books on Seneca and Epictetus have also just come out in Korean, Japanese, and Arabic translations. Congratulations, Tony!
Bloomsbury Academic is producing a podcast about the volume Queer Euripides, co-edited by DAGRS faculty member Mario Telò. Listen to the first episode here.
We will be gathering to celebrate the life and achievements of Professor of Classics and Comparative Literature Emeritus W. S. “Bill” Anderson.
The first in the Sather lecture series of Prof. Greg Woolf, “The Rhythms of Rome: Seasonality and Society in the Early Empire”