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Professor Augoustakis co-edits volume

Professor Antony Augoustakis co-edits volume on the poetics of Statius’ Silvae with Prof. Carole Newlands (University of Colorado Boulder) in honor of M. C. J. Putnam’s (Brown University) 90th birthday. The book was published this month by Oxford University Press. Information can be found...

Applications open for Illinois in Athens, Spring 2024

Through the "Illinois in Athens" program, administered by LAS International Programs in cooperation with the Classics Department, Illinois students can spend the Fall, Spring, or the entire academic year in one of the most exciting cities in Europe while earning credit toward their UIUC degree....

New Book by Prof. Augoustakis

New Book by Prof. Augoustakis

The Blues of Achilles

The Blues of Achilles: An Adaptation of the Iliad in Song will be performed by Joe Goodkin on Saturday, April 9 at 11:00AM in the Lucy Ellis Lounge.

940 Feet with Professor Augoustakis

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

Doris Post Essay Prize

The Herodotus Helpline is delighted to launch the Doris Post Essay Prize, an annual competition in memory of Doris Post, co-founder of the journal Syllogos, teacher and scholar of the ancient world. The prize is an award of £300 to the best original essay on any topic related to Herodotus and his world, including the reception of the Histories in other ancient and modern literatures. The winning essay will also be published in Syllogos. CANDIDATES The 2022 Doris Post Essay Prize is open to any current PhD students (or equivalent) and to anyone who has confirmation of the...

Undergraduate Major Simon Kaplan wins a Humanities Internship at the University of Athens

Kaplan is spending the summer brushing up on his Greek and engaging in research with the Book History Lab at the University of Athens through the Greek Studies on Site program. Read more...

Professor Dan Leon publishes new book on Arrian and Alexander the Great

Professor Dan Leon publishes new book on Arrian of Nicomedia as a historical thinker: Arrian the Historian: Writing the Greek Past in the Roman Empire. This book enriches broader understandings of the way...
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