This secondary area of inquiry promotes the study of the ancient Greco-Roman tradition and its influence.
NeMLA is excited to introduce Classics as its newest secondary area of inquiry. As the foundation for much of western civilization, ancient Greek and Roman texts are integral to the study of modern languages and literatures. Yet, with works spanning 1300 years of literature, philosophy, and history, the Classics represent a rich and vibrant tradition in their own right. We welcome proposals exploring all aspects of the Classics. Possible topics include but are not limited to:
We hope not only to yield new insights into the works of ancient Greece and Rome but to understand why the Classics have continued to resonate through the present day.
English, Washington University in St. Louis