Office of Global Affairs

January 6, 2014

NPR pundit highlights Dept. of Classics ‘War Games’ course

Classics professor Sarah Stroup’s ‘War Games‘ course examines¬†Greek athletic games and Roman gladiatorial battles, proposing that many modern team sports descend from these ancient, winner-takes-all contests. Sports commentator Frank DeFord of NPR interviewed Professor Stroup, and UW football players who took the course, for an opinion piece.¬†Read more and listen…