Category Archives: Classics in the Community

Lucia Johnson-Vest and Edward Vest Provide Lasting Impact to CofC Classics

Recently, the College Today featured the lifelong passions of Lucia Johnson-Vest for both the classical world and supporting students. She and her husband, Edward Vest, have been long-standing supporters of classics at the College of Charleston.

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ClassiCasts, Episode 1: Dr. James Newhard (Professor and Chair of Classics)

Click the playbar below to listen to the 1st episode of ClassiCasts, the official podcast of CofC Classics, created and produced in collaboration with Dr. Mike Overholt from the Teaching and Learning Team. In this inaugural episode, Dr. Overholt speaks with … Continue reading

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Classical Charleston 2019: Diversifying Classics

On February 28 and March 1, the eighth annual colloquium of the Theodore B. Guérard Lecture Series will address the subject of diversity in Classics, both in terms of the ways in which we explore the multicultural, multi-ethnic ancient Mediterranean and in … Continue reading

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Classics Newsletter launches

The Department of Classics presents the inaugural issue of Nuntianda, its departmental newsletter.

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Classics Day at the College of Charleston

On November 10, over 125 high school classics students from across the state of South Carolina descended on the College of Charleston campus to enjoy a day of camaraderie at the SC Junior Classical League fall forum. Beyond the obligatory … Continue reading

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Classics Day 2018

On Saturday, November 10, the Department of Classics will be proud to host ‘Classics Day’ in conjunction with the Fall Forum of the South Carolina Junior Classical League. Schedules and information available.

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The College Today – Latin Gate turns ‘L’

For 50 years, College of Charleston faculty, students, and visitors have entered campus by walking underneath the immortal words of Vergil. Interim Dean Johnson provides commentary in ‘The College Today“.

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CofC Classics Day 2018

On Saturday, November 4, over 100 students from schools all over the state of South Carolina will gather on the College of Charleston campus for the Fall Forum of the South Carolina Junior Classical League. Schedules and information available.

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Classical Charleston – a New Tradition on Campus

On Friday, Feb 3, the annual ‘Classical Charleston‘ lecture series came to a close. In typical fashion, the speakers represented some the leading voices in this year’s theme on the power of historical writing to form (and transform) cultural perspectives. … Continue reading

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Society for Classical Studies: Public Statement (Nov. 28, 2016)

The Department of Classics at the College of Charleston supports the recent public statement by the national organization for Classics in the US, the Society for Classical Studies: “The mission of the Society for Classical Studies is “to advance knowledge, … Continue reading

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