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A major exhibition entitled “Wells of Wonder: New Discoveries at Cetamura del Chianti” opened at the National Archaeological Museum in Florence, Italy, on June 9th.

A major exhibition entitled “Wells of Wonder: New Discoveries at Cetamura del Chianti” opened at the National Archaeological Museum in Florence, Italy, on June 9th. Over 400 people crowded into the Museum for the opening celebration, featuring introductions by Dr. Mario Iozzo, Director of the Museum, Dr. Frank Nero, Director of FSU’s Study Center in Florence, and Dr. Nancy de Grummond, the Director of Excavations at Cetamura. After viewing the exhibition itself, the crowd was treated to a reception in the Museum’s garden, featuring wines and food from the Chianti region.


The Department of Classics is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jordan Pickett as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Late Antiquity, beginning in August 2017

The Department of Classics is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jordan Pickett as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Late Antiquity, beginning in August 2017. Dr. Pickett received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Program in the Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean World in 2015.


The Department of Classics graduates a record number of Ph.D.s!

The Department of Classics graduates a record number of Ph.D.s!


Congratulations to Prof. Erika Weiberg

Congratulations to Prof. Erika Weiberg who has been awarded a First Year Assistant Professor Award for Summer 2017!!


Congratulations to Professor Andrea DeGiorgi

Congratulations to Professor Andrea DeGiorgi who has been named 2017-2018 Kershaw Lecturer in Near Eastern Archaeology for the Archaeological Institute of America. Professor DeGiorgi will deliver several lectures across the country under the auspices of this endowed lectureship.


Dr. Sarah Craft, Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics

Dr. Sarah Craft, Postdoctoral Fellow in Classics, was recognized at the 4th Annual FSU Postdoctoral Symposium on Sept. 23, 2016, for winning a Postdoctoral Scholar Travel Award to attend the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America in Toronto. Dr. Craft also presented a poster, “When Rome Comes to a Village,” about her current research project in Serbia.


Professor Jessica Clark wins NEH Summer Stipend Award

Professor Jessica Clark has won a highly competitive Summer Stipend Award from the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Thomas Leppard Lecture: "Social Complexity and the Mediterranean, 3500-1000 BC"

Thomas Leppard will give a lecture entitled "Social Complexity and the Mediterranean, 3500-1000 BC" on April 11, 2016.