It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of George Langford, the generous benefactor who endowed the George R. Langford Eminent Scholars Chair in Classics. His gift has been transformative, greatly helping to place our department among the best Classics Departments in the country. We offer our sincerest condolences to his family.
Prof. Andrea DeGiorgi has been awarded a Humboldt Research Fellowship for Experienced Researchers from the Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung for the academic year 2019-2020. The Humboldt Fellowship is one of the most prestigious international fellowships in the Humanities. His project will be the publication of the Bath Complex at Cosa, Italy, which he has been excavating for the last several years.
FSU Classics at 2019 AIA/SCS Meeting
Ledio Hysi (MA Classical Archaeology 2017) has landed a great job that combines his interests in archaeology and digital humanities: research assistant for Lithodomos VR, a company in Melbourne, Australia, whose mission is to bring the ancient world to life for everyone through “educational, entertaining, engaging, awe-inspiring virtual reality experiences.” Ledio will be checking the content of their VR productions against the archaeological remains.
ORIENTATION SCHEDULE - FALL 2018
Department of Classics
Florida State University
August 20–24, 2018
MONDAY, AUGUST 20, 2018
Required for All New Students
9:00 am – 11:00 am Greek and Latin Diagnostic Exams
Professor Erika Weiberg’s garnering of three fellowships is featured on the FSU College of Arts & Sciences website: http://artsandsciences.fsu.edu/article/classics-professor-has-her-pick-three-prominent-fellowships. Join us in congratulating her!
Allison Smith, doctoral candidate in the Department of Classics, has won a place in the Postgraduate Course in Roman Epigraphy to be held in July at the British School at Rome. This biennial course is designed for postgraduates in archaeology, ancient history, art history, museum studies, classics and related fields who wish to pursue the study of epigraphic evidence in their research. The course is under the direction of Dr. Abigail Graham, Lecturer in Ancient History at Warwick University.
Nancy de Grummond receives Tuscan American Award in Florence
The Associazione Toscana USA/Tuscan American Association Onlus at its 2017 Welcome Day, Wednesday, October 25th at 5:00 pm in the Salone de’ 500 of Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy, awarded FSU Classics Professor Nancy T. de Grummond with its Tuscan American Award.