Master of Arts in Classics Program

Faculty of Humanities

Master of Arts in Classics Program

Department of Classics


The research interests and areas of expertise of the faculty are diverse. Listed here are several broad categories with specific areas of research for possible M.A. theses and major research papers. Potential supervisors who have interests in these areas are listed alphabetically in brackets.

Greek Literary Studies
•   Comedy (Parker)
•   Epic (Greene, Nickel)
•   Historiography (Carter, Parker)
•   Lyric poetry (Greene, Nickel)
•   Oratory (Glazebrook, Nickel)
•   Tragedy (Greene, Nickel)

Greek History
•    Age of Perikles (Glazebrook, Greene, Parker)
•    Alexander the Great (Parker)
•    Archaic Greece (Carter, Glazebrook, Greene)
•    Economy and Trade (Greene)
•    Ethnic Identity (Carter, Smith)
•    Military (Carter, Parker)
•    Political Theory (Glazebrook, Parker)
•    Women, Gender, and Sexuality (Glazebrook)

Greek Art and Archaeology
•    Archaeological Ethics (Greene)
•    Archaeological Method and Theory (Smith)
•    Archaic Greece (Greene)
•    Attic Vase Painting (Glazebrook, Greene)
•    Bronze Age (Smith)
•    Ceramic Analysis (Smith)
•    Classical Greece (Greene)
•    Greek Colonization (GreeneMurray)
•    Greek Epigraphy (Carter, Parker)
•    Maritime Archaeology (Greene)    
•    Mortuary Archaeology (Smith)












Latin Literary Studies

•    Comedy (Nickel)
•    Elegy (Dolansky, Merriam)
•    Epic (Merriam)
•    Historiography (Carter, Dolansky, von Stackelberg)
•    Letters (von Stackelberg)

Roman History
•    Ancient Sport (Carter)
•    Economy and Trade (Greenevon Stackelberg)
•    Family (Dolansky)
•    Gardens, Landscape, and the Environment
     (von Stackelberg)
•    Religion (Dolansky)
•    Rome’s Eastern Provinces (Carter)
•    Spectacles and Entertainment (Carter)
•    Women, Gender, and Sexuality (Dolansky,
      GlazebrookMerriam, von Stackelberg)

Roman Art and Archaeology
•    Archaeology of Roman Religion (Murray)    
•    Domestic Art and Architecture (von Stackelberg)
•    Etruscan Culture (Murray)
•    Landscape and the Environment (von Stackelberg)
•    Latin Epigraphy (Carter, Dolansky)
•    Maritime Archaeology (Greene)
•    Topography of Rome (Carter, Murray)
•    Women, Gender and the Body (von Stackelberg)

Punic Art and Archaeology
•    Archaeology of Punic Religion (Murray
•    Punic Colonization (Murray)