The Senior Program

During their senior year, all classics concentrators work closely with a faculty member on one-semester independent research projects of their choosing.

Some recent senior projects in classics include:

  • Dissection of the Greek Female Body and its Implications for Classical Reception
  • The Mis-Identification of Ithaca
  • Romani, ite domum! Imperialist Themes in Monty Python’s Life of Brian
  • The Construction of Gender, Sexuality, and Power in Catullus: A Foucaldian Analysis
  • Misrepresentations of Cleopatra in Modern America Culture
  • The Construction of Race in Ancient Greek Literature and its Reception
  • Robotizing Pygmalion
  • Motherhood and Martyrdom in the Passion of Perpetua: A Reconciliation of Nurture and Violence in the Early Church
  • Who Were the Carthaginians?: Fact versus Fiction
  • Fake News and the Dangerous Legacy of a Martyrdom Complex: How Popular Misconceptions about Martyrdom in the Early Church Still Create Real Barriers to Compassion and Dialogue Today


Department Name

Classics Department

Contact Name

Anne Feltovich, Chair

Office Location
198 College Hill Road
Clinton, NY 13323

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