Luis Sanchez, an undergraduate senior majoring in Greek and Latin, will present “The Political Medicine of Asclepius in Plato’s Republic” at the Virtual President’s Showcase of Undergraduate Research Excellence on October 6th, 5:30–8:15pm. The presentation derives from his Honor’s Thesis, directed by Dr.
Department of Classics
The Classics Department at Florida State University is a leading center of Classical Studies, with nationally and internationally distinguished faculty for both teaching and research. It provides undergraduate students the intimacy of a small liberal arts college, while providing graduate students the resources and experience of a large Research I university. With approximately 80 majors and 30-40 graduate students, the department is among the largest Classical Studies programs in the public university system, and it is designed to prepare its students for careers in the 21st century, with FSU Classics alumni currently holding positions in diverse fields including university academia, museums, professional archaeology, secondary education, and law.
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NEWS FROM CLASSICS DEPARTMENT
Prof. Murphy was interviewed for the podcast series, Peopling the Past: Real People in the Ancient World and the People who Study Them.
Kudos to Dr. Virginia Lewis and Dr. Jim Sickinger, who closed out a year of fine service as, respectively, Director of Graduate and Director of Undergraduate Studies with aplomb, leading us through the still challenging waters of cyberspace in yesterday's virtual Department of Classics commencement! And kudos to our graduates with degrees of BA, MA, and Ph.D.!
The Department of Classics at FSU invites you to attend the AIA Tallahassee Chapter lecture, "Royal Purple and Indigo: The Hidden Labor Behind Luxurious Dyes," by Sarah E. Bond of the University of Iowa. The lecture begins at 6:00 PM EST on Tuesday, October 19th.
Zoom Link: https://fsu.zoom.us/j/93129018539
The Classics Department invites you to the Fall 2021 Langford Family Conference, organized by Professor Laurel Fulkerson and Dr. T.J. Bolt. Please join us on Saturday, October 16th at 12:00PM EST via Zoom. This fall's conference topic is “Prestige and Popular Literature in the Early Roman Empire: Generic and Aesthetic Interactions.” See below for the conference program and schedule.
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The annual Classics Department ceremony honoring its newly graduated students will be held via Zoom on Friday, April 23, 2021, at 4:00 pm. For details, please contact the Main Office (850-644-4259).