Category Archives: Classics and the 21st Century

Princeton Classics in The Atlantic

I recently added “amateur Classicist” to my Twitter bio, in the sense that I take a lot of interest in the classics and the Great Books, but have zero formal training. One of the big differentiators between me and an … Continue reading

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Princeton drops Greek/Latin language requirement for Classics majors

A quick weekend edition of¬†Literary Forge: in thinking about the ways that my Great Books Project differs from what you’d get at a traditional university. Learning ancient languages (specifically Greek & Latin, but probably also French) seems to be the … Continue reading

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Should we teach Shakespeare?

I spent a semester of college as Opinion Editor for the¬†Washington Square News, NYU’s student paper, and it was easily the most enjoyable and formative few months of my college years. We did a lot of what we called point-counterpoint, … Continue reading

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