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2 days ago
The 10th annual Tucson Humanities Festival features 10 events offering thought-provoking lectures, panels, readings and films by faculty and special guests, including poet and author Sandra Cisneros.   As new ideas develop and new technologies...
3 days ago
You are invited to join Professor Sarah McCallum and other language enthusiasts to experiment with the art of Latin verse composition!  Drop in at one of the following Tuesday sessions, 5:00-6:00pm: September 17; October 1, 15, 29; November 12, 26;...
2 weeks ago
  The new minor in Ancient Greek requires completion of GRK 101-202 plus one additional 3-unit course with a CLAS or GRK prefix. The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is pleased to announce the launch of a newly designed minor in...
1 month ago
2019 Graduate Orientation Monday, August 19 9:00am—Reception for First Year Graduate Students - Education Building, Room 310 10:30am—Diagnostic Test: Greek (required for all First Year Students and anyone interested in serving as a GAT for GRK...
3 months ago
Classics will be offering Intensive Latin and Intensive Greek in Summer 2019. For registration information, visit:   http://summer-winter.arizona.edu/ . Summer Session I, June 3 - July 3, 2019Intensive Latin 112 (Moreland & Fleischer), 9:00-12:...
6 months ago
The Center for Digital Humanities has selected six faculty research projects for development awards. The projects will  combine research in a humanities discipline with cutting-edge technology, like data visualization, digital storytelling, motion...
Ancient Greek Vase Painting of schoolroom scene, Teacher with scroll facing student.
6 months ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to offer support to students who would like to get a jump on their study of Ancient Greek!  Depending on merit, need, and fund availability, multiple scholarships will be available for full...
6 months ago
Arica Hanson, a Classics major, has been named a recipient of the competitive SILLC Global Award. She will use the funds to study Classics in Italy this summer through the Arizona in Orvieto program.  Arica is also the president of UA’s chapter of ...
Cover of "Uncovering Anna Perenna"
8 months ago
The department would like to congratulate Professor Sarah McCallum for the edited volume recently published by Bloomsbury Press: Uncovering Anna Perenna: A Focused Study of Roman Myth and Culture.   The figure of Anna Perenna embodies the complexity...
9 months ago
The department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to congratulate Prof. Eleni Hasaki on the prestigious fellowship she has earned for her work on ancient Greek vases!  Dr. Hasaki is currently a Fellow in Hellenic Studies at Harvard’s...
Cicero speaking before the Roman Senate
10 months ago
M.A. Student Daniel Ruprecht recently penned an article for Eidolon, the online journal for public-facing Classical Scholarship.    "Truthful Hyperbole, Honest Bullshit: Ancient Rhetoric Explains Why Trump’s Lies Work So Well" digs into Ciceronian...
Image of St. Peter's Basilica across the Tiber river at night.
11 months ago
EXPLORE ITALY: SPRING BREAK IN ITALY March 1-10, 2019 (3 credits)   Professor Cynthia White will lead this spring break academic tour of Italy to visit the material and cultural remains of antiquity.   THE COURSE: From January through the end of...

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