NEWS FROM CLASSICS DEPARTMENT

Classics welcomes a new chair, new faculty, and new postdocs

The Department of Classics is pleased to welcome our new chair, Professor Chris Nappa, a specialist in Latin Literature, to FSU. We are also pleased to welcome a new faculty member, Professor John “Bert” Lott, whose specialty is Roman history and epigraphy. Joining us this year are two new postdoctoral scholars, Dr. T.J. Bolt, who specializes in Latin poetry and digital humanities, and Dr. Leticia Rodriguez, who is an expert in the archaeology of Archaic and Classical Greece and Anatolia.

 

Congratulations to Nancy de Grummond

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.