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News Highlights

Luke Publishes New Book

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.

Langford Lecture on the End of Civilization by Eric Cline

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.

De Grummond Etruscan lecture at Berkeley

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.

Kristina Milnor to give annual Betty Hunter Lecture

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."

Grad Students Win Poster Award

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.

Branscome publishes Herodotus book

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 elected President-Elect of American Philological Association

John Marincola, the Leon Golden Professor of Classics, has been elected to the position of President-Elect of the American Philological Association for 2014. He will assume the position of President for 2015. The APA is the main professional organization for Classics in the United States.

Fall 2013 Langford Seminar

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.

Christopher Pfaff publishes article on cults at the Argive Heraion

Professor Christopher Pfaff recently published the article "Artemis and a Hero at the Argive Heraion" in Hesperia 82:2 (2013) 277-299.

Italian Conference honors Nancy de Grummond

A conference in honor of Dr. Nancy de Grummond entitled, "Artisans and Craft in Ancient Etruria: A Symposium in Honor of Dr. Nancy de Grummond," was held on June 23 on the Florence campus of Syracuse University.

See the full story here and a list of speakers here.