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Department of Classics & Humanities

The Department of Classics and Humanities offers interdisciplinary courses in language, literature, visual media, and culture. Through the study of texts and contexts past and present, local and global, students engage with the diversity of historical narratives, lived experiences, and perspectives that comprise "the human experience" in and across various times and places.

A Statement of Solidarity with Black Lives Matter and Against Anti-Blackness

SDSU’s College of Arts and Letters stands in solidarity with our Black communities. We denounce racism in any form and violence against Black people, and we stand firm in our belief that Black lives matter. As a community of university faculty and staff, it is our duty to actively support and advocate for solutions to systemic racism across our nation, the world, and our campus.  Read the full statement.

 

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Virtual Department Office Hours

Monday-Thursday
10 am to noon
https://SDSU.zoom.us/j/88051785926

Ukraine: Identities, Culture and Resilience

In 2019 the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) sent team members Risa Levitt, Myroslav Shkrandrij, Anzhelika Vengrus, and Daniela Rupolo traveled to Ukraine to interview its people on their perspectives of identity and culture.

In this authentic and powerful original series, interviewees reflect upon their own understandings of collective identity, and the experiences that impact their uncertain future. 

View the online experience.

gallery of Ukranian people

 

Umanisti

Umanisti

Umanisti is a student organization open to all.  Its purpose is to promote the study and appreciation of the humanistic heritage. 

Adviser: Dr. Joseph Smith [email protected]

 

Eta Sigma Phi

Eta Sigma Phi

Eta Sigma Phi is the national undergraduate Classics honorary society. Each fall qualified students of Greek and Latin are initiated into the SDSU chapter, Zeta Gamma.

Archon Basileus (Adviser): Dr. Joseph Smith [email protected]