Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
The Department of the Classics offers graduate training in Greek and Latin language, literature and culture, Medieval Latin, and Byzantine and Modern Greek. The faculty of the Department represents a broad variety of fields and approaches. Several members of the faculty have joint appointments with other departments, including Comparative Literature, History, History of Art and Architecture, Linguistics, andPhilosophy. The Department is housed in Boylston Hall, next to Widener Library, which contains the largest open-stack collection in the world. The Smyth Classical Library also has a separate collection of some 9000 volumes, and the Sackler Museum contains an excellent collection ofantiquities.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Facts & Figures
Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999