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6 hours ago
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to offer support to University of Arizona students who would like to begin their study of Ancient Greek or Latin this winter!   GRK 101 - Elementary Classical Greek I and LAT 101 -...
2 weeks ago
Cynthia White Travel and Study in Italy Award 2022 For students enrolled in a UA Classics course while participating in Study Abroad programs in Italy   Several Travel Awards of up to $800 are available for the following programs:   Explore Italy:...
3 weeks ago
  In Summer 2022,  Classics faculty member Dr. Bridget Langley will be offering opportunities to study Classics through the Arizona in Orvieto (Italy) study abroad program.   The tentative program dates in Italy are May 20 - June 26, 2022, and the...
1 month ago
For Robert Stephan, summers mean archaeological field research in Greece, working on a project trying to understand the collapse of civilizations at the end of the Bronze Age.   During the fall and spring semesters, Stephan teaches courses on...
1 month ago
Professors Kátia da Costa Bezerra and Cynthia White have been awarded grant funding from AZ Humanities for the Listening to Other Voices project, a celebration of world literature featuring multiple events over two days in February.  Bezerra,...
4 months ago
Two professors in the Department of Religious Studies and Classics have been promoted, demonstrating excellent performance in teaching, service and research. Dr. Eleni Hasaki is promoted from tenured Associate Professor of Anthropology/Classics to...
5 months ago
Known among students and colleagues for the passion and enthusiasm he brings to teaching Classics, Robert Stephan is a recipient of the University of Arizona’s 2021 Gerald G. Swanson Prize for Teaching Excellence.   Stephan, an Assistant Professor...
5 months ago
On Thursday, May 6, members of the department and community joined together via Zoom for our annual Classics Awards Ceremony. The ceremony kicked off with inspirational opening remarks from Dr. Alain-Philippe Durand (Dean, College of Humanities) and...
5 months ago
In Spring 2021, the department began offering awards for outstanding undergraduate students of Latin. Students applied for the awards with short essays about why they chose to study this ancient language. Congratulations to the winners of the First...
5 months ago
In Spring 2021, the department began offering awards for outstanding undergraduate students of classical Greek. Students applied for the awards with short essays about why they chose to study this ancient language. Congratulations to the winners of...
5 months ago
Applications Due by May 3, 2021 The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to offer support to University of Arizona students who would like to begin their study of Ancient (Classical) Greek or Latin this summer! Funding is...
5 months ago
Application Deadline Extended to April 21st!   In Spring 2021, the department will be offering a variety of monetary awards for undergraduate students of classical Latin. These are in addition to the annual Richard C. Jensen Prize. Details and...

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