classics News Archive
February 7, 2023 —
Ancient Greek stories tell of a force we cannot eradicate. A god to some, demon to others, Eros’s myth reminds us on Valentine’s Day why people cannot help who and how they love.
February 12, 2021 —
Little of Sappho of Lesbos' poetry survives, and what does is fragmentary. Obbink’s discovery was remarkable because it preserved the final five stanzas of one poem and portions of a second, making it one of the longest continuous sequences of Sapphic verse.
April 9, 2020 —
“The Varsity and the Virus: The University of Manitoba and the “Flu-ban” in 1918,” notes that classes were cancelled for seven weeks in 1918 to protect students and staff, much like what has transpired today
January 27, 2020 —
The Department of Classics invites one and all to join them this February as they welcome two distinguished academics to present the latest installments in their long-standing annual lecture series. Both events are free and open to the public.
January 9, 2020 —
UM classics professor Mike Sampson helped bring this story to light
March 21, 2018 —
The Faculty of Arts is offering thirteen language courses for students this summer. It's the perfect time to start learning a new language.
December 21, 2016 —
Through the course of the year over 1,500 stories were shared with the U of M community and these are some of our favourites
October 20, 2016 —
U of M research gets attention of Greek media
October 11, 2016 —
She's a slam poet who earned her black belt in karate last year. She's recently returned from an archelogical dig in Italy and is now co-curating an exhibit on papyri