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The Department of Classics is located on the Second Floor of Park Hall with the following facilities for Undergraduate and Graduate student study and leisure:

Alexander Room

The Alexander Room is a quiet, comfortable reading room and reference library with approximately 3,200 volumes on classics. The online catalogue of the collection is available on LibraryThing. The Alexander Room was established in 1983 in honor of Dr. James Wagner Alexander who was a Professor in the Department of Classics 1935-1982, Head of the Department 1947-1980, and Franklin Professor of Classics 1980-1982. It is open M-F from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
View the Alexander Room Catalog

Timothy Nolan Gantz Digital Classroom

Formerly, the Timothy Nolan Gantz Classics Computer Center, the rededicated Timothy Nolan Gantz Digital Classroom offers students a state-of-the art classroom for the study of Classical Antiquity and its reception through AI applications; VR; and Data Science pedagogy.

The Computer Center was established in 2004 in honor of Prof. Timothy Gantz who was a Professor in the Department, 1970-2004 and was an early advocate of classics computing. The Center, located in Park Hall 232, is a state-of-the-art facility reserved for the use of classics faculty and students.  All computers are networked to a laser printer and a scanner dedicated for student use. The workstations are equipped with a variety of programs and fonts for Classics research and writing, including online access to the TLG and PHI and the Database of Classical Bibliography. The Center is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Classics Tutoring Center

The Department of Classics provides free tutoring to students in our elementary Greek and Latin classes (1001-1002 levels).  The Center, located in 246 Park Hall, is staffed several hours a week by Classics graduate students. Please consult your instructor or visit the center for available meeting times.

Teacher Resource Center

The Teacher Resource Center (TRC), located in Park Hall 225, houses a wide range of commonly used Latin and Greek textbooks and other instructional materials.  It is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

The TRC may be used by students enrolled in both our Latin Teaching Apprenticeship and our Summer Teacher Institute and others interested in teaching classical languages. Holdings include books and articles on teaching methodology, classroom-ready curriculum units, information on national standards, College Board publications on teaching AP Latin, and a range of items provided by the American Classical League's Teaching Materials and Resource Center, as well as Prentice Hall, Bolchazy-Carducci, and other publishers of Greek and Latin texts.

Forum Gallery

The Forum Gallery draws inspiration from the forum areas of ancient Roman towns where the public gathered for special events, speeches, and spectacle entertainment. The gallery exhibitions focus on Classical antiquity and its reception to highlight historic and contemporary engagement with the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome.

Classics Commons

The Classics Commons, Park Hall 223, is a quiet lounge reserved for the use of Classics faculty, students, and staff. Equipped with a microwave, refrigerator, and coffee maker, the Commons is a convenient gathering place for members of the department.  It is open Monday to Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Slide Collection

The Classics Department Slide Collection, housed in Park Hall 247, contains approximately 10,000 images of sites and artifacts from the classical world. The collection has been entered into a database and catalogued, and is currently in the process of being digitized. The collection is reserved for use by classics faculty and graduate students who are teaching courses.

Undergraduate Programs

UGA Classics explores Greek and Roman culture (material; intellectual; religious) from Troy to Augustine; Classical languages and literatures (Greek, Latin, and in English translation); and the reception of Classical Antiquity with A.B. and M.A. Classics degrees with multiple areas of emphasis. Double Dawgs degrees focus on careers in Historic Preservation and World Language Education. Minor degrees in Classical Culture and Classics and Comparative Cultures complement degree programs across campus. New to Classics? Take a course with us on campus or in Europe and acquire future-ready skills.

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