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Prof. Leon contributes to revision of Guidelines for Latin Teacher Preparation

Dan Leon, Associate Professor in the Classics Department, is a member of the joint committee of the American Classical League and the Society for Classical Studies charged with revising the 2010 Standards for Latin Teacher Preparation. The committee has recently published the new ...

Catullus' Poetry

This course will help you transition from the introductory courses to the reading of authentic Latin texts with the aid of a commentary, helping you build upon your foundation of vocabulary & grammar skills by reading primarily from the Catullan corpus of poetry, as well as looking at other notable poets such as Ovid & Virgil.

MAT Off-cycle Admission for Spring 2024

The Classics Department is accepting applications for the M.A. in the Teaching of Latin program to start in the spring semester of 2024. The deadline for full consideration for financial aid is September 30, 2023. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis. See our...

Prof. Augoustakis Organizes International Conference in Rome (January 18-21, 2023)

In partnership with Radboud University and Anchoring Innovation (Netherlands), Newcastle University (UK), and St. Andrews University (UK), Prof. Augoustakis represented the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign co-organizing an international conference in Rome...

Professor Williams publishes article on Native American writers and the Latin language

Professor Williams publishes article on Native American writers and the Latin language

940 Feet with Professor Augoustakis

Professor Antony Augoustakis walks around the Main Quad and talks about Classics at UIUC.

J. K. Newman Classics Library Endowment

An endowment to the Classics Library honors the late professor John Kevin Newman.     

Professor Antony Augoustakis co-authors new work on Silius Italicus’ "Punica"

Antony Augoustakis, Professor of Classics, is the co-author (with Neil W. Bernstein of Ohio University) of a new work that offers, in one volume, a modern English ...
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