Students during a field school in Greece

Learning beyond the classroom

Seize opportunities to participate in a field school, like this one at the ancient site of Eleon, in the Greek village of Arma.

Field schools
Students looking at an ancient Greek mosaic

Find your edge in Greek and Roman Studies

From languages and literature to history and archeology, we offer courses that let you explore what you're passionate about.

Become a student
UVic students helping with an excavation during a field course

Research that makes a vital impact

Whether they are studying language, literature, history or archeology, our faculty and students delve into the past to better understand and face current challenges and opportunities.

Our research
Overview of the cultures that interacted with the Greek world during the Bronze Age through the Hellenistic period.

Plan your courses 2020-2021

Our courses
Graduate student reading a book

A vibrant community of graduate students

Explore essential issues and build your skills with a committed group of students and faculty. MA Student Arnold van Roessel says the department has a very cooperative community.

Graduate studies

Our Courses Give an Opportunity for Engaged Research

Engaged Research

It all starts here

Greek and Roman Studies explores language, literature, history, and archaeology to learn about the ancient Mediterranean world, a time and place surprisingly similar to our own.  Understanding the Greek and Roman worlds can help us handle the challenges and opportunities we currently face by reflecting upon the past.

Course Delivery Spring 2021

Our Department is committed to offering our students a high quality educational experience in the 2020-21 academic year.  In the Spring, the majority of our courses will continued to be offered synchronously with asynchronous elements in order to accomplish goals of student engagement and productive learning.  In recognition of the challenges facing our students, our instructors will be uploading all the synchronous class meetings of hybrid courses to BrightSpace so that our students have access to our classes regardless of circumstances.  The UVic timetable will list these courses as “synchronous with asynchronous elements;" if students have any questions please contact individual class instructors.  

Course Number Course Title Instructor Online delivery method
GREE 102 Introductory Ancient Greek II M. Nugent synchronous with asynchronous elements
GREE 202 Introduction to Greek Literature G. Kron synchronous with asynchronous elements
GREE 306 Greek Comedy L. Bowman synchronous
GRS 102 Discovering the Ancient Romans A. Sinner synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 200 Greek and Roman Mythology L. Bowman synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 204 The Ancient World on Film M. Nugent synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 300 Heroes and Heroines in Action in Ancient Greek Epic I. Holmberg synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 315 Age of Augustus C. Dawson synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 326 Topics in Greek and Roman Civilization: Greece and Rome in Modern Popular Culture M. Nugent synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 333 Alexander and the Hellenistic Age G. Kron synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 344 The Fall of the Roman Republic G. Rowe synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 358 The Ancient City of Athens B. Burke synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 372 Archeology of the Roman World A. Sinner synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 461 Culture Contact in the Eastern Mediterranean B. Burke synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 482A Seminar in Greek Archaeology: Exploring the Material and Literary Cultures of Boeotia T. Van Damme synchronous with asynchronous elements
GRS 493 Directed Study in Greek or Roman Civilization TBA asynchronous
GRS 499 Graduating Essay in Honours TBA asynchronous
LATI 102 Introductory Latin II C. Dawson synchronous with asynchronous elements
LATI 202 Introduction to Latin Literature G. Rowe synchronous with asynchronous elements
LATI 306 Horace C. Littlewood synchronous 


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Find your edge in UVic's Department of Greek and Roman Studies

 

We acknowledge with respect the Lekwungen peoples on whose traditional territory the University of Victoria stands, and the Songhees, Esquimalt and W̱SÁNEĆ peoples whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.