“Divination and Intuition in the Odyssey”
Dr. Peter Struck (University of Pennsylvania)
Thursday, January 29, 5:30 p.m, WJB 2005
This week at FSU Classics: The Classics departments holds its Fall Langford Conference. This year's conference, organized by Andrea U. De Giorgi (FSU) and Russell Scott (Bryn Mawr) is "The Colonial Landscape in Republican Italy".
Associate Professor Trevor Luke has published a new book,Ushering in a New Republic: Theologies of Arrival at Rome in the First Century BCE, with the University Michigan Press.
Dr. Eric H. Cline will deliver the third Langford Lecture on Disasters in Antiquity on Tuesday, March 4th, at 6:00 pm, in WJB [William Johnston Building] 2005. His talk, entitled "1177 B.C. The Year Civilization Collapsed," is based on his forthcoming book from Princeton University Press.
Nancy de Grummond delivered the Third Annual Mario A. Del Chiaro Lecture in Etruscan Art and Archaeology at the University of California at Berkeley, on Wednesday, March 5, 2014.
Dr. Kristina Milnor (Bard College of Columbia University) will deliver the 2014 Betty Hunter Undergraduate Lecture on Thursday, January 16, 2014, at 6:00 p.m. in the Dodd Hall Auditorium: "Love, Sex, Writing: Erotic Letters on the Walls of Pompeii."
Classics doctoral students Ann Glennie and Allison Smith, along with Classics alum Sophie Crawford-Brown (MA FSU 2012; now at U Pennsylvania) won the 2014 Best Poster Designed Entirely by Students Award for their poster "Cosa Excavations 2013" at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, in Chicago, January 2014.
Associate Teaching Professor David Branscome has just published a new book, Textual Rivals: Self-Presentation in Herodotus' Histories, with the University of Michigan Press.
John Marincola, the Leon Golden Professor of Classics, has been elected to the position of President-Elect of the Society for Classical Studies (formerly the American Philological Association) for 2014. He assumed the position of President for 2015. The APA is the main professional organization for Classics in the United States.
The Fall 2013 Langford Seminar, on Friday November 8, 2013, will present four original contributions by invited speakers from Europe and America in varied fields: Pindaric Studies, Callimachus and his influence, Ancient Satire, and Apuleius.