Academics

The department supports programs and courses on the languages and cultures of of the Classical World and the ancient and modern Near East. The curriculum includes a major and minor in Classical Studies, a major and minor in Arabic, and a minor in Semitic Studies, supported by a range of language and literature courses in Arabic, Greek, Hebrew, Latin, Persian, Turkish, and Yiddish.

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Classics and Archaeology Club

Classics and Archaeology Club

The Classics and Archaeology Club at GW is dedicated to sharing interests in the art, architecture, literature, history and study of ancient civilizations. Greece, Rome, the Near East, and the New World are the club's primary interests but students studying the Far East, Old World or any other ancient world are welcome to join. We are a recognized GW club with several events each year promoting classics and archaeology including social gatherings and trips to museums exhibits and other events in the D.C. area related to classics and archaeology.