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Professor Emeritus Robert Gurval featured video highlights stories from the early years of Westwood
Since 2018, Robert Gurval, associate professor emeritus in the UCLA Department of Classics, has taught a course and led walking tours on UCLA’s early history and architecture. As...
Prof. Kirkland wins Goodwin Award of Merit
The UCLA Dept. of Classics heartily congratulates Dr. Bryant Kirkland, Associate Professor of Classics, on the news that his book Herodotus and Imperial Greek Literature is one of...
New faculty position available in The Program in Indo-European Studies and the Department of Classics
The Program in Indo-European Studies and the Department of Classics at the University of California, Los Angeles, have been authorized to make an appointment to a full-time...
Robert Gurval, associate professor of Classics emeritus, stars in this UCLA College Magazine video celebrating the College’s 100th birthday. Prof. Gurval highlights some of his favorite sites and stories from the early days of Westwood. Check it out here!https://t.co/H3QdV1ZTrO
— UCLA Classics (@ClassicsAtUCLA) December 7, 2023
Huge congratulations to Bryant Kirkland, whose *Herodotus and Imperial Greek Literature* has received the Goodwin Award of Merit from the SCS! “The fruitfulness and deep learning of this remarkable book are visible on every page.” Full citation and other awardees below.
— UCLA Classics (@ClassicsAtUCLA) November 13, 2023
Congratulations to the winners of the 2023 Charles J. Goodwin Award of Merit: Claire Bubb, Christopher A. Faraone & Sofía Torallas Tovar, and N. Bryant Kirkland! The Award honors outstanding contributions to classical scholarship by members of the Society. https://t.co/U6hCuCnavd pic.twitter.com/dmmkNAMmnn
— SCS (@scsclassics) November 13, 2023
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