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 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.
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.
Professor Christopher Pfaff recently published the article "Artemis and a Hero at the Argive Heraion" in Hesperia 82:2 (2013) 277-299.
2011 - 2012 News Highlights
Caitlin Snelson, an undergraduate studying Greek and Classical Civilizations, was profiled on the FSU website.
Aaron Brown, an undergraduate studying Classical Archaeology and Latin , was profiled on the FSU website.
Daniel Pullen was interviewed by the AIA for his recent publication, The Early Bronze Age Village on Tsoungiza Hill (Nemea Valley Archaeological Project I).
Debra Trusty, doctoral candidate in Classical Archaeology, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant for her study of changes in the production and distribution of prehistoric ceramic cooking vessels from five sites in the northeast Peloponnese of Greece during the Late Bronze Age (ca 1600-1100 BC).
Professor Douglas Cairns of the University of Edinburgh was the Langford Family Eminent Scholar at FSU in Spring semester 2012.
Dr. Nancy de Grummond, Dr. Laurel Fulkerson, Dr. Daniel Pullen, Dr. Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, Stephen Collins-Elliot, Ann Glennie, Kyle Jazwa, and Joe Vansuch will be representing Florida State University at the annual AIA/APA Meeting in January.
This year’s Fall Langford Seminar will treat the topic of bucolic and mime. Speakers include Marco Fantuzzi (Columbia University), Costas Panayotakis (University of Glasgow), Regina Höschele (University of Toronto) and Joan Burton (University of Maryland)
Histos, the on-line journal of ancient historiography, has been revived under the auspices of Florida State University and the University of Newcastle.
Classical Archaeology majors Aaron Brown and Cassidy Phelps present at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award Symposium
2010 - 2011 News Highlights
Undergraduate Robin Watson profiled at the AIA website
Francis Cairns named to Board of Referees for leading journal Athenaeum
Tim Stover awarded 2010-11 Risley Fellowship
Classical Archaeology majors Jonathan Dupree and Alexander Segers present at the Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award Symposium
The Spring 2013 Langford Conference will be held on February 22-23, and will have as its topic, “Repetition in the Metamorphoses.”
2012 marked the first year that the Department awarded undergraduate translation prizes in Greek and Latin.
The Fall 2012 Langford Family Seminar will be held on Saturday, November 10, and will set its sights on Pliny the Elder, the prodigious polymath who (his nephew, the younger Pliny, tells us) never read a book no matter how bad without deriving some benefit from it.
Four graduate students in the Department have been awarded Langadas Fellowships for 2012. Two of the four, Marci Boyd and Reema Habib, are students in the Ph.D. program, while the two others, Katie Cook and Destini Price, are M.A. students.