Host or Parasite? Mythographers and their Contemporaries in the Late Classical and Hellenistic Periods

Spring Langford Conference, Feb 20 and 21, 2015

Classics Week February 18-21, 2015

February 18-21, 2015, marks Classics Week at FSU, with a series of talks and our annual Spring Langford Conference.

2015 Elizabeth Hunter Memorial Lecture

“Divination and Intuition in the Odyssey”

Dr. Peter Struck (University of Pennsylvania) 

Thursday, January 29, 5:30 p.m, WJB 2005

Fall Langford Conference: The Colonial Landscape in Republican Italy

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".

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.

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 incoming President of the Society for Classical Studies

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.