Discover the cultural richness of ancient Greece and Rome, and the beginnings of the liberal arts tradition.  Classics at Grinnell includes not only the Greek and Latin languages, but also the history, literature, art, archaeology, mythology, and philosophy of the ancient Greek and Roman worlds.  Study in Athens or Rome is available. Majors in classics go on to careers in many fields, including education, law, medicine, scientific research, business, and librarianship.


Professor Emeritus of Classics Gerald Lalonde discusses ancient electoral systems as part of the Rosenfield Program’s 2016 Election Coffees.

Internationally recognized expert on Athenian Acropolis will share current research in annual McKibben Lecture, 4:15 p.m. Thurs, April 21.