The Department has been informed of the passing of Dr. Joseph “Joe” Plescia, Professor Emeritus of Classics, on October 24, 2020 in Tallahassee. Dr.
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.
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NEWS FROM CLASSICS DEPARTMENT
Two Classics majors, Grace Robbins and Mathias Bishop have been elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, the oldest and most prestigious undergr
The Department of Classics at Florida State University is pleased to announce that Prof. Edward M. Harris will deliver the Fall 2020 Langford Family Lecture. The lecture is entitled “Reading Greek Literature with Frederick Douglass.” It will take place on Friday November 6, at 12 noon (EST).
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Graduate Student Workshop on Greek Numismatics. Professor Selene Psoma, University of
“Here we go again? Verbs of rebellion and suppression in Caesar's Gallic Wars.”