News and Announcements

Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury

Robert Cargill in "Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury"

Associate Professor of Classics and Religious Studies, Robert Cargill, appeared in and served as a script consultant for CNN's 6-part docuseries, "Jerusalem: City of Faith and Fury," which aired this past summer.

Department of Classics Statement on Police Brutality and Violations of Black Life

In the face of ongoing protests in Iowa City and the disgraceful actions of our local law enforcement against protesters on the night of June 3rd, we are writing in support of and in solidarity with Black Lives Matter and BLM protesters around the world. The Department of Classics stands with Iowa City protesters in demanding justice for police brutality and for all violations of Black life, including the murders of Breonna Taylor, George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, and countless others.

Five Classics Teaching Assistants Win Outstanding TA Awards

The Department of Classics is excited to announce that five Classics students and TAs have received Outstanding Teaching Assistant Awards by the Council on Teaching. This award recognizes teaching assistants who have demonstrated outstanding ability as teachers at the University of Iowa.

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