Latin Language and Literature

Program Type:
  • Major
  • Minor
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)

Our Latin Language and Literature course of study develops a deeper understanding of the works of ancient Greece and Rome and enables students to make independent judgments about ancient society through the study of source documents in their original languages.

Program Director

Andrew (Drew) Wilburn

Associate Professor of Classics
Department Affiliation

Dale Alexander

Administrative Assistant 440-775-8390

Why Study Latin Language and Literature at Oberlin?

Variety of Courses
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Special Collections
Study Away Programs

Sample Courses

  • CLAS 102 - The Odyssey and the Myths of Comedy 4 credits
  • LATN 201 - Intermediate Latin I: Cicero 4 credits
  • LATN 307 - Latin Love Elegy 4 credits
  • LATN 308 - The Roman Historians 4 credits

Latin Language and Literature News

Rapidfire Language Learning

February 19, 2016
Students who choose an intensive language course over winter term learn an entire semester’s material in one month.