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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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Doctoral Student, Allison Smith, wins the Presidential Award for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at CAMWS!

Congratulations to Allison Smith for winning the Presidential Award for Outstanding Paper by a Graduate Student at the 2022 conference of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Her paper entitled, "The Sims IV Balneum Building: Interconnections and Potential Templates in Central Italian Bath Design" was presented at the annual CAMWS meetings in Winston-Salem, and she was awarded the Ermine M. Owenby Jr.


Elizabeth Hunter Lecture: The First Black Archaeologist and Beyond


Please join the Department of Classics on Wednesday, September 14th, 2022 at 6:00 PM for the Elizabeth Hunter Memorial Lecture, "The First Black Archaeologist and Beyond: Exploring the Life and Work of John Wesley Gilbert (1863-1923)" by Dr. John W.I. Lee of UC Santa Barbara.

The lecture will be held in the William Johnston Building (WJB) 2004.

For more information about Dr. Gilbert, click here




Classics Annual Book Sale!


The Department of Classics will be holding its annual book sale on the Dodd Hall Landing. Come and stock up!

Tuesday, April 12th from 1:00 PM through 5:00 PM.