Classical and Near Eastern Studies
by Binghamton University: Harpur College
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The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Studies (CNES) provides instruction in the languages, literatures, and cultures of the Arabic speaking and ancient Mediterranean (Greek, Roman, etc.) worlds. These traditions and civilizations continue to shape our world today. Our majors receive thorough preparation from which they can advance to further study in a variety of fields. That includes ancient, Middle Eastern, and medieval history; history of philosophy and art; comparative literature and linguistics; and a host of other fields and career tracks.