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3 years ago
This summer, Dr. Sarah McCallum will be joining the University of Arizona Department of Religious Studies and Classics as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Classics (Latin Literature and Language). Dr. McCallum received her Ph.D. in Classics...
3 years ago
The Department of Religious Studies & Classics is launching a new undergraduate minor in New Testament Language and Literature. More information can be found at religion.arizona.edu/new-testament. In this minor, students learn to read New...
3 years ago
Please find below a schedule for FALL 2017 GRADUATE ORIENTATION for CLASSICS! Monday, August 14 10:00 am – 11:00am (LSB 246): Meeting of Latin 101 GTAs with Director of Basic Latin Program 11:00 am-12:00 pm (LSB 246): New Students’ Meeting with...
3 years ago
Six Graduate Students from U of A Classics will present at CAMWS in Kitchener, Ontario (University of Waterloo) April 6-8, 2017. CAMWS (Classical Association of the Middle, West, and South) is one of the premier professional organizations in the...
3 years ago
Classics at the University of Arizona is pleased to provide Travel Grants to students participating in Arizona in Italy in Summer 2017. With revenues generated from study abroad in Orvieto the previous year, in 2017 Classics has been able to provide...
4 years ago
Funding is available to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Classics and Religious Studies courses offered in Orvieto, Italy in Summer 2017. The full list of eligible courses is below. This funding can cover all expenses related to study...
4 years ago
During the summer of 2016, University of Arizona Classics faculty and graduate students, along with other archeologists on their international team, excavated human bones at a sacrificial altar to Zeus on Mount Lykaion in Greece. The team believes...
4 years ago
5:30pm @ The University of Arizona Poetry Center Lecture by David Gilman Romano & Mary E. Voyatzis (with Arum Park & Courtney Friesen) DEAN’S RECEPTION TO FOLLOW During the summer of 2016, University of Arizona Classics faculty and graduate...
4 years ago
An insatiable curiosity about all things human and cosmic drove Thomas D. Worthen’s life. In the 1950s he entered the academy at Cal Tech as an avid student of astronomy and physics (he also played on the football team there), and following a...
4 years ago
Please join us for the upcoming Tucson Humanities Festival, October 10-17. All event information can be found on the festival’s website, humanitiesfestival.arizona.edu. All events will be at the UA Poetry Center (http://poetry.arizona.edu), unless...
4 years ago
Please find below a schedule for FALL 2016 GRADUATE ORIENTATION for CLASSICS! Monday, August 15 11:00 am-12:00 pm (LSB 246): New Students’ Meeting with Director of Graduate Studies (mandatory) 12:00-12:30 pm (LSB 246): Graduate Student Meeting (all...
4 years ago
by Emily Litvack  First things first. Why all the clothes? The Olympic Games of Ancient Greece were resurrected for the modern world during the summer of 1896 in Athens, Greece. Spectators clad in Victorian era frock coats, top hats, and cravats...

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