Department of Classics

 

Welcome

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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Fall 2020

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Spring 2021

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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.

 

DEPARTMENTAL EVENTS

Fall 2020 Langford Family Lecture

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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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Faculty Research Forum

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“Here we go again? Verbs of rebellion and suppression in Caesar's Gallic Wars.”

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