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15 hours 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...
6 days 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...
1 week 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...
1 week 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...
1 week 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...
3 weeks 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...
3 weeks 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 Greek. These are in addition to the annual Thomas D. Worthen Prize. Details and...
3 weeks ago
Fulfill Degree Requirements with Classics!  All courses fully online (asynchronous) unless otherwise noted. Summer Pre-Session (05/17/2021 - 06/05/2021) CLAS 116B - Word Roots: Science and Medical Terminology CLAS 150C1 - Pyramids and Mummies: The...
1 month ago
Yunbei Xu, a double major in Classics and Anthropology at the University of Arizona, is a 2021 recipient of the SILLC Global Award and a 2021 recipient of the College of Humanities Mary Ann Farman Memorial Scholarship. The SILLC Global Award...
3 months ago
Eleni Hasaki (Associate Professor Anthropology/Classics) coedited a volume with Martin Bentz (University of Bonn, Germany) titled Reconstructing Scales of Production in the Ancient Greek World: Producers, Processes, Products, People (2020). The...
3 months ago
The Hellenic Cultural Foundation is delighted to announce a new scholarship in honor of James P. Sfarnas, the first president of the HCF. The first James P. Sfarnas Hellenic Studies Scholarship will be awarded in the spring of 2021 to University of...
4 months ago
Congratulations to Professor Robert Groves, who is a recipient of the 2020 Award for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level! This award is conferred by the Society for Classical Studies (SCS), the North American professional...

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