Resources in Classics

The Jane Bancroft Cook Library at New College is home to a broad assortment of books, scholarly journals, national and international databases, and other print and electronic media related to the study of classics and is available to students throughout the year. The library is also home to the College's Academic Resource Center (ARC), which hosts a number of services of interest to Classics students including the Writing Resource Center (WRC) and the Language Resource Center (LRC).

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New College students have free access to the Ringing Museum of Art and its art library, which is located next door to campus. The museum offers 21 galleries of European paintings as well as Cypriot antiquities and Asian, American and contemporary art. It also features an extensive collection of pre-modern European art and has recently hosted exhibits on Veronese, Rubens and other artists of the medieval and Renaissance periods.

New College hosts the Biennial New College Conference on Medieval & Renaissance Studies, which draws top scholars in history, literature, art history, philosophy and other fields. Students have the opportunity to meet one-on-one with the scholars and attend the conference presentations.

Anemoi ("The Winds") is New College's journal of pre-modern studies. Students participate as editors, reviewers and contributors with content covering the classical, medieval and early modern periods.

Thanks to partnerships with numerous area schools, Classics students at New College have excellent opportunities to do teaching internships at the K-12 level.


A recent survey of New College alumnae/i found that nearly 80 percent of respondents with AOCs in Classics went on to attend graduate or professional schools, most of them in law, education and business.

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