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03/07/2020

Congratulations to Jessica Tilley who has won the Betty Coate Award from the Association of Ancient Historians Subvention Committee. Jessica will give a paper at the AAH Annual Meeting in Iowa next month, entitled, “Victory over Things: Re-interpreting Mummius’s Display of Spoils in Greece.”

02/19/2020

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

 

 

02/07/2020

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

 

 

02/06/2020

Congratulations to Adrian Black-SeitzAlex Lee, and Melissa Ludke, each of whom has been nominated for an Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award. 

 

 

01/27/2020

Congratulations to those faculty who have been nominated for Excellence in Teaching Awards this year: David Branscome, Jessica Clark, Michael Furman, Trevor Luke, John Marincola, Elizabeth Murphy, Tim Stover (nominated for the Distinguished Teacher Award)

 

01/27/2020

Congratulations to Nancy de Grummond whose book, Cetamura del Chianti, has been published this month with the University of Texas press. 

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01/27/2020

Congratulations to Nancy de Grummond was elected in December to Britain’s Society of Antiquaries. This distinguished Society, founded in 1707, has as its main purpose the “encouragement, advancement and furtherance of the study of the antiquities” of England and other countries. She was cited for her work as director of archaeological excavations at Cetamura from 1983 to the present, but also for her scholarship on the history of archaeology.

02/07/2020

Luis Sanchez, who is pursuing BA in Classics with a concentration on Greek and Latin, will make his conference debut with a paper entitled “A Case for a Standard Elementary Math Education in Ancient Rome” at the Second Annual SAS Interdisciplinary Conference on the Ancient World, New York University, February 7th, 2020.
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01/16/2020

“Anachronism & Antiquity” conference have now been published as a special issue of Classical Receptions Journal, edited by Tim Rood, Mathura Umachandran, and John Marincola.

The issue features articles by Carol Atack, Emily Greenwood, Constanze Guethenke, Brooke Holmes, Mark Payne, and Tom Phillips.

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01/13/2020

Congratulations to Professor Jim Sickinger, who was featured in the January 2, 2020 issue of the Economist, in an article on ostracism, entitled “And Stay Out”. The article can be accessed using the link below; a paper copy of the article can also be found on the bulletin board outside the main office. The article is a great read, so be sure to check it out.

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01/13/2020

Congratulations to Professor Erika Weiberg who has won the WCC’s 2020 Barbara McManus award for best article, “The Writing on the Mind: Deianeira’s Trauma in Sophocles’ Trachiniae” in Phoenix 72 (2018) 19-42.

 

 

 

 

10/13/2019

Prof. Virginia Lewis gives the keynote lecture “Myth and Place in Pindar’s Odes for Sicily” at the conference Pindar in Sicily, organized by the Fonte Aretusa at the Exedra Cultural Association, Siracusa, Italy, October 13–19, 2019.

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10/11/2019

Printing the Past: Innovative Technology in Archaeology at Florida State University is now open on the 3rd floor of Dirac Science Library until 11/22/2019.

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10/11/2019

Rodney Reeves was honored as a donor of Internships for museum work in Italy at Cetamura and on the FSU Florence program. Nancy de Grummond points out that his gift plant is in a 3-D printed pot! Also thanking Dr. Reeves are Jeff Ereckson, Director of Development in the College of Arts and Sciences, and Becca Piers, International Programs coordinator for Cetamura. 

 

 

 

 

10/6/2019

Congratulations to Rachel McCleery who successfully defended her PhD dissertation, “Market Buildings in Athens and Corinth in the Roman Period.” The dissertation was written under the supervision of Dr Christopher Pfaff, and the other department members of the committee were Dr Trevor Luke and Dr James Sickinger.
 

 

 

 

 

10/1/2019

Classics Senior, Sergio Carlos Tamez, Member of the Garnet and Gold Scholar Society and IDEA Grant Recipient, presents a poster with the findings of his IDEA research project “Omina Imperii in the Age of Iconoclasm: Inside the Struggle for the Soul of an Empire,” under the direction of Prof. Svetla Slaveva-Griffin, at the 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

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9/27/2019

Dr. Celia Campbell’s article “Corina Duplex, Duplex Corinna: The Simile Optics of Amores 1.5” TAPA 149:1 (2019): 47–76 is selected among TAPA Favorites by Céili Lynch in the SCS Newsletter-September 2019

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9/6/2019

Prof. Nancy de Grummond gives the Barker Etruscan Lecture on Sanctuaries, Gods, and Myths of the Etruscans at the British Museum

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9/3/2019

Prof. Virginia Lewis’ article “From Resolving Stasis to Ruling Sicily: A Reading of Herodotus 7.153–167 in an Epinician Context” appears in Mnemosyne 72 (2019) 717–735. 

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