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Cicero speaking before the Roman Senate
November 5th, 2018
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.
October 4th, 2018
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...
Ancient Greek Vase Painting of schoolroom scene, Teacher with scroll facing student.
September 24th, 2018
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!   For UA students interested in enrolling in GRK 102 in Spring 2019, funding is available to take...

Upcoming

April 27, 2018 - 7:30pm to 9:15pm
The Department of Religious Studies and Classics is excited to invite you to attend a staging of the ancient Roman Tragedy "Agamemnon" by the philosopher/poet Seneca.  UA students in Ancient Greek Drama course taught by Assistant Professor of...
April 19, 2018 - 11:00am to 2:00pm
2018's Lectio Vergiliana is here! Organized by Graduate Teaching Assistants and Eta Sigma Phi, participants will celebrate the legacy of Rome's most important poet by reading an entire book of Vergil aloud, in Latin!  This year, the organizers have...
March 30, 2018 - 12:45pm
M.A. Students will present their original research to the department in the fifth and final part of the Graduate Student Colloquium series.  For more information on these presentations or the series, broadly, ...

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