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Our New Name: Classics & Religious Studies

Classics & Religious Studies Department

Students explore the people and cultures of yesterday, today and tomorrow. They ask what does it mean to be human in different places and times? And how do religious beliefs shape cultural choices? And more.

Undergraduate Degrees



Unearth new pieces of the puzzle, from the Bronze Age to Alexander the Great.

Why Study Classics?


Because questions of democracy, justice, power and empire remain unanswered, even today.

Classical Greek

Classical Greek

Their bodies are dead, but their voices live on—for those who long to hear them.



To understand a place as complicated as South Asia, one must understand its languages.

Because Romance, the Renaissance and Rome Still Resonate Today


Romance, the Renaissance and Rome still resonate today, from comic books to science.

Difficult Dialogues

Religious Studies

Because some dialogue is difficult, some world views differ.