07/30/2020 - Prof. John Kevin Newman, Professor Emeritus of Classics at Illinois, died on Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the age of 91.
05/29/2020 - Professor Hadjipolycarpou's proposal for a Provost's Faculty Retreat Grant was selected out of 31 proposals evaluated by a subcommittee of the Teaching Advancement Board.
- Professor Brian Walters featured on Illinois News for the Campus Award for Excellence in Instruction
05/19/2020 - Professor Brian Walters was featured on Illinois News for the Campus Award for Excellence in Instruction.
05/18/2020 - We celebrated our students' and faculty's achievements on Zoom on Friday, May 15!
05/06/2020 - Professor Clara Bosak-Schroeder's new book is featured on Illinois News. Clara's book examines how ancient Greek writing helps us understand today’s environmental crises.
03/27/2020 - A message to Classics majors and minors from Prof. Brian Walters, Director of Undergraduate Studies:
03/17/2020 - Apply here by June 30, 2020 (11:59 pm).
03/12/2020 - As per the University's mandate, the Department of the Classics will cancel all face-to-face courses by March 13, 2020.
03/02/2020 - Brian Walters' new book "The Deaths of the Republic: Imagery of the Body Politic in Ciceronian Rome" was just published by Oxford University Press.
02/07/2020 - Congratulations to Professor Brian Walters who will receive both the distinguished and highly competitive 2019-20 LAS Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the Campus Award for
- Gift of $750,000 by Prof. Barbara Wallach helps students and faculty in the Department of the Classics
02/07/2020 - The Department of Classics has received an estate gift of $750,000 from alumna Barbara Wallach (MA, ’70; PhD, ’74, classics) an emerita associate professor of classical studies at the University of
01/30/2020 - The News Gazette published a tribute to Professor Scanlan's Mythology class, taught for generations of students at Illinois.
01/27/2020 - Check out this great opportunity to study Archaeology in China this coming summer!
01/21/2020 - Professor Clara Bosak Schroeder is co-curating a new exhibition at Krannert Art Museum called “Hive,” combining two 18-foot-tall inflatable sculptures and an immersive sound installation. The proje