Department of Classics



The Department of Classics at Florida State University is the oldest in Florida and has emerged as one of the leading centers of classical studies in the United States. The faculty in Classics is distinguished in teaching and research. Several members of the faculty have received university and national teaching awards. The department boasts special strengths in many areas of classical studies, including archaeology, ancient history, and Latin and Greek literature. The Department also plays an important role in training Latin teachers for the schools.

The Department offers students the intimacy of a small liberal arts college in the midst of a large state university. There is an enthusiastic community of approximately 80 majors and 45 graduate students. There are a variety of student organizations, including the Archaeology Club and Eta Sigma Phi.





Mar 2-6th: Classics Week

Feb 21-22nd: 2020 Spring Langford Conference

Feb 18th: Richard Rutherford of Christ Church, Oxford will be visiting...

Jan 30th: The 2020 FSU Trench Talks! 

Nov 18th: The Eta Sigma Phi Classics Honor Society Fall Induction 2019

Oct 4-5th: Fall 2019 Langford Conference

Oct 11th: Printing the Past - Innovative Technology in Archaeology







Mar 7th: Congratulations to Jessica Tilley who has won the Betty Coate Award from the Association of Ancient Historians Subvention Committee.

Feb 19th: Congratulations to Jessica Clark who has won a Loeb Classical Library Foundation Grant for her work next year on military tribunes!

Feb 7th: Congratulations to Daniel Pullen and Elizabeth Murphy who has been nominated for a Graduate Faculty Mentor Award. 

Feb 6th: Congratulations to Adrian Black-Seitz, Alex Lee, and Melissa Ludke, each of whom has been nominated for an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. 

Jan 27th: Congratulations to those faculty who have been nominated for Excellence in Teaching Awards this year: David BranscomeJessica ClarkMichael FurmanTrevor LukeJohn MarincolaElizabeth MurphyTim Stover (nominated for the Distinguished Teacher Award)


course information

Summer 2020

Undergraduate Courses

Fall 2020

Graduate Courses

Undergraduate Courses





205A Dodd Hall
641 University Way
Tallahassee, Florida 32306

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850/644-4259 (Phone)
850/644-4073 (Fax)


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