GE CLAS Core: World Languages

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Craig Gibson's Newest Book Short Listed for the Runciman Award

Friday, April 8, 2022
Craig Gibson's latest book (edited and translated with Jeffrey Beneker), The Byzantine School: Michael Andreopoulos, is one of eight books shortlisted for the Runciman Award. The Runciman Award is awarded annually by the Anglo-Hellenic League to a work wholly or mainly about some aspect of Greece or the world of Hellenism, published in English in its first edition in the previous year.

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

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
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.