Department Chair:
Drew Wilburn

Administrative Assistant:
Linda Pardee

Phone: (440) 775-8390
Fax: (440) 775-8084

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Homer's Odyssey

Homer's Odyssey

At the end of the 2008-09 academic year, a few dedicated Classics majors liberated our bust of Homer from his accustomed spot in the seminar room, and documented his travels as he explored the Oberlin Campus.  Here is the story of his journey:

Homer at the Museum

Homer began his day by visiting the Allen Art Museum. 



Homer at the Lab

Homer fulfills his natural science requirements.



Homer at the Pool

Time for a break!  Homer contemplates the wine-dark sea.


Lifeguard Homer

Homer cares about your safety.


Homer searches the stars

Homer contemplates the stars.  The air here in Ohio is so clear -- no clouds to obscure one's view.


Homer on the roof

Finished with the telescope, Homer surveys his domain.


Homer in the chair

Homer meant to work on his thesis, but fell asleep instead.


Homer studying

Homer is studying for his honors exam.


Homer is lonely

Homer begins to question the study habits of Oberlin students.


Homer on the swing

Homer needs a push.


Homer at the Computer

After a long day, Homer updates his Facebook©® status.


Homer with friends

Homer and friends chill by the Memorial Arch. 

In picture:  Alice, Kolleen, Ploy, Homer, Eush (hiding, as usual) Chris, and Shoshana.