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cover of Emily Wilson's translation of The Odyssey

Chicagoland Homerathon featured on UIC Today

The upcoming inaugural Chicagoland Homerathon to be hosted at UIC by the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies April 4th, 2020 was recently featured on UIC Today. Read the article online.

Luana Davila

State Department scholarship sends UIC student to Morocco

University of Illinois at Chicago sophomore Luana Davila of Joliet has been awarded a U.S. Department of State Critical Language Scholarship to study Arabic in Morocco this summer. Davila, who is a classics…

New book by Zinon Papakonstantinou

Congratulations to Zinon Papakonstantinou, Associate Professor of Classics, on the official release of his new book Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece, with Routledge. From the publisher: From the eighth century BCE to…

Zinon Papakonstantinou awarded Mercator Fellowship

Zinon Papakonstantinou, Associate Professor of Classics, has won a Mercator Fellowship from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. The Mercator Fellowship entails a visiting professorship linked to a Germany-based research project. In his case, the three-year project, in collaboration…

Jumana Almahamid honored with HOPE award

Jumana Almahamid, Visiting Lecturer in the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies, was honored this month with a HOPE Award from UIC Campus Housing. Her Arabic language students living in campus housing residents nominated her and she was selected in…

New chapter by Paris Papamichos Chronakis

The Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies’s Paris Papamichos Chronakis has just published a new chapter related to his research on Greek Jews in the Holocaust. Entitled “‘We Lived as Greeks and We Died…