Dark academia, despite some criticisms toward its superficial aspect, can dismantle the elitist narratives of classics and humanities as practitioners incorporate it into their mundane lives, argues Yifei Cheng PO ‘24.
Shelf life: Marginal musings — the power of annotation
Is annotation just an academic task? Book columnist Kate Jones PO ’24 reconsiders her relationship with annotation, saying that it is an act of love.
OPINION: We must keep the classics alive
Even as more students gravitate away from the humanities and toward STEM fields, it is essential that liberal arts colleges recognize the continued value of the classics, writes Annika Reff PO ’25.
Popular Professor Lear Denied Tenure-Track Position in Classics
Andrew Lear, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics at Pomona, will not be rehired for next year after a long search process by the Classics Department that several students say they feel was conducted unfairly. Lear, an expert on sexual depictions on Greek vases, was hired two years ago to temporarily