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Classics

The Senior Program

During their senior year, all classics concentrators work closely with a faculty member on one-semester independent research projects of their choosing.

Some recent senior projects in classics include:

  • The Origin of Famine: Amartya Sen and Ancient Rome
  • From Potato-Sellers to Prostitutes: Evidence of Working Women in Classical Athens
  • Miklós Rózsa and the Rise and Fall of the Roman Epic Film
  • Wives and Barbarians: Examining Depictions of Women in the Wake of the Periclean Citizenship Marriage Law
  • The Classical Athenian House: An Archaeological Search for Historically Insignificant Groups
  • Was Plato in a Frat? The Ancient Greek Symposium and Modern Fraternity Culture
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