AHMA offers a program for students with interdisciplinary
interests in the Classical, Late Antique and Ancient Near Eastern
The program leads to M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in areas that combine work
in history, art, archaeology, epigraphy, papyrology and related
of ancient studies.
The department's focus is on the teaching of Fine Arts
in a studio setting under the guidance and mentorship of professional
and offers a wide range of approaches in painting, printmaking,
installation (wood, metal, ceramics, mixed media), video art,
art and interactive digital art.
The department offers undergraduate and graduate training
in ancient Greek and Latin language and literature, archaeology,
epigraphy, numismatics, palaeography, philosophy, cultural studies,
studies, and the classical tradition.
The graduate program offers a two-stage integrated master's
and doctoral program (M.A./Ph.D.) in preparation for college teaching,
writing, and specialized curatorial careers. Students work closely with
faculty in courses, seminars, and independent research projects to
independent thought as well as a thorough knowledge of the field and
Visual Resources Collection
The History of Art Visual Resources Collection is a departmental facility located in the Main Library that circulates its 385,000 35 mm slides of art and architecture primarily to History of Art and Classics faculty and their GSIs for use in History of Art and Classics courses. The History of Art VRC also makes 35 mm slides to support the instructional needs of the History of Art Department, adding approximately 8,000 images per year to the collection.