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.
A major exhibition entitled “Wells of Wonder: New Discoveries at Cetamura del Chianti” opened at the National Archaeological Museum in Florence, Italy, on June 9th.
A major exhibition entitled “Wells of Wonder: New Discoveries at Cetamura del Chianti” opened at the National Archaeological Museum in Florence, Italy, on June 9th. Over 400 people crowded into the Museum for the opening celebration, featuring introductions by Dr. Mario Iozzo, Director of the Museum, Dr. Frank Nero, Director of FSU’s Study Center in Florence, and Dr. Nancy de Grummond, the Director of Excavations at Cetamura. After viewing the exhibition itself, the crowd was treated to a reception in the Museum’s garden, featuring wines and food from the Chianti region.
The Department of Classics is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jordan Pickett as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Late Antiquity, beginning in August 2017
The Department of Classics is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jordan Pickett as a Postdoctoral Fellow in Late Antiquity, beginning in August 2017. Dr. Pickett received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania’s Program in the Art and Archaeology of the Ancient Mediterranean World in 2015.
The Department of Classics graduates a record number of Ph.D.s!