News

Cover of "Uncovering Anna Perenna"
January 8th, 2019
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...
December 3rd, 2018
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
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...

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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