A new gift by longtime Florida State University donors is set to provide annual funding for two students from the university’s Department of Classics to study in Italy during upcoming summer breaks. During the internship, students visit and evaluate renowned Florence museums and participate in planning the opening of a museum.
Elizabeth Murphy is currently an assistant professor of Roman archaeology in the Department of Classics, which is part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.
A treasure trove of ancient Roman silver coins discovered by a team from Florida State University is now on display to the public for the first time in Italy.
If you haven't been to Florida State University's Dirac Science Library lately, you're missing out! The latest exhibition, Printing the Past: Innovative Technology in Archaeology, was unveiled Friday and showcases how students are using 3D printing technology to advance archaeological discovery.
Two students from Florida State University’s Department of Classics are traveling to Italy this summer after receiving the Rodney Reeves Ph.D. Scholarship Award in Classics. Scholarship recipients Jamie Fontana and Nina Perdomo are rising seniors in the College of Arts and Sciences, both majoring in classical archaeology.
Virginia Lewis is an assistant professor in the Department of Classics, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Lewis has been teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses at Florida State for seven years and serves as the director of graduate studies for the Department of Classics. She earned her bachelor’s degree from University of Pennsylvania, her master’s degree from University of Georgia, and her doctorate from the University of California Berkeley.
Grace Robbins is a junior majoring in classical archaeology and minoring in museum studies and anthropology, in the Department of Classics, part of the College of Arts and Sciences. Robbins, a Presidential Scholar and Honors student, actively participates in FSU’s Undergraduate Research Program through the Center for Undergraduate Research and Engagement and presented at the President’s Showcase in November 2020. She received an IDEA Grant for her research on current archaeological practices at the Roman site of Cosa in Tuscany, Italy.
A Florida State University faculty member in the Department of Classics has been invited to present a series of lectures at Aarhus University’s Centre for Urban Network Evolutions in Denmark this fall. Assistant professor of classics Elizabeth Murphy’s series, “Socially Re-constructing the Late Roman City: Labor, Networks, Economy, and Narratives of Urban Decline,” is funded by a $22,500 award. Members of the archaeological research group Centre for Urban Network Evolutions, or UrbNet, will attend the lectures in Fall 2020.
Jessica Clark, associate professor in FSU’s Department of Classics in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded a fellowship from the Loeb Classical Library Foundation.
Michael Furman is an assistant teaching professor in the Department of Classics, part of Florida State University’s College of Arts and Sciences.
The word “transformative” tends to be overused, but there is perhaps no better way to describe the significance of George and Marian Langford’s gift to Florida State University’s Department of Classics.