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The Department of Classics, Archaeology, and Religion offers the undergraduate BA degree in both Ancient Mediterranean Studies, which includes courses in Ancient Greek and Latin, and Religious Studies and the graduate MA and PhD degrees in Ancient Mediterranean Studies. Graduate studies can be pursued in Archaeology, Classical Languages, or Classical Arts and Humanities.  

Our internationally recognized faculty have won prestigious awards for excellence in both research and teaching. For more information explore our website or come visit us in Swallow Hall. 

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Dennis Trout awarded highly prestigious Rome Prize by the American Academy in Rome

Dennis Trout, professor of ancient Mediterranean studies and chair of the Department of Classics, Archaeology, and Religion, has been awarded a Rome Prize Fellowship from the American Academy in Rome. Considered a highly prestigious award by the National Research Council, the Rome Prize affords its recipients the opportunity to live at the American Academy in Rome, use the academy’s research library and other resources, and join the academy’s community of Rome Prize winners and visiting scholars. 

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