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Tribute to Professor Scanlan in the News Gazette

The News Gazette published a tribute to Professor Scanlan's Mythology class, taught for generations of students at Illinois. The full story is found...

Ancient and modern intersect in 'Hive' exhibition at Krannert Art Museum

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 project involves two artists collaborating for the first time by making an installation...

Undergraduate Classics Major Alexander Augustynski Featured in LAS News

Alex Augustynski makes the most of a prestigious student summer program in Greece! Full story is found here.

New Book on Loyalty and Trust in Flavian Literature by Antony Augoustakis

Professor Antony Augoustakis has just co-edited a new book on loyalty and trust in Flavian literature with Professors Emma Buckley (St. Andrews) and Claire Stocks (Newcastle). The book was published by the University of Toronto Press in September 2019.

Antony Augoustakis Named University Scholar

Professor Antony Augoustakis is one of the five professors named University Scholars for Urbana-Champaign campus. A professor and head of Classics, Augoustakis researches the cultural poetics and the sociopolitics of Flavian poetry. His...

Professor Augoustakis featured in Illinois Alumni Magazine

Professor Antony Augoustakis was interviewed for the Illinois Alumni Magazine Fall 2019 and talks about the Classics and beyond. You can find the interview here.

LAS Magazine Features W. A. Oldfather

The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Fall 2019 magazine features article on Professor William Abbot Oldfather and his legacy for the Department and the Classics Library at Illinois.

International Conference in Udine, Italy

Professor Antony Augoustakis is co-organizing an international conference in Udine, Italy, with Professor Marco Fucecchi of the University of Udine on the topic of "Return to the Future: Silius Italicus’ Punica in the Tradition of Latin Historical Epic / Ritorno al future: I ...

Classics summer camps extended to June 24- 28

"Meet the Romans” and “Meet the Greeks” summer camps for children 9-12 will be offered one extra week, June 24-28, 2019. Camps run five days a week, mornings (8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.), afternoons (1-5 p.m.), or full-day sessions (8:30 a.m.-5 p.m). For info & registration, click...

Illinois undergraduates at the Eta Sigma Phi 2019 convention

Illinois Classics undergraduates Brendan Labbe and Alexander Augustynski participated in the 2019 Eta Sigma Phi convention at St. Olaf's College. In the annual Certamen, they received second place, and Alex was elected to the national office of Treasurer (Chrysophylax). Undergraduate...
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