The blog of the Society for Classical Studies, the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations. Features conference announcements, calls for proposals and other news of interest to classicists.
The Society for Classical Studies (SCS), founded in 1869 as the American Philological Association (APA) by "professors, friends, and patrons of linguistic science," is the principal learned society in North America for the study of ancient Greek and Roman languages, literatures, and civilizations.
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 southeast. 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. 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, Eta Sigma Phi, and the Senior Classical League.
The French team of the International Foundation for the LIMC offers online tools that complement the print volumes. Included are databases of iconographical documents and images, bibliography, and the abbreviations used in the LIMC.