Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity

The Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity (CSLA) fosters interdisciplinary discussion and cooperation among University members who study the period extending from 200 to 800 CE in Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

Comprised of specialists in history, classics, religion, art and archaeology, and Near Eastern studies, the CSLA provides a forum for discussion among students, faculty, visiting scholars, and members of the Institute for Advanced Study and Princeton Theological Seminary. The committee also organizes a program of public lectures, often in collaboration with other departments and programs.

The CSLA is under the aegis of the Council of the Humanities.

Upcoming Events

Lecture: Judith Herrin, “Rethinking Early Christendom: Ravenna, The Anonymous Cosmographer and the Goths”

Tue, Nov 16, 2021, 12:00 pm

In the course of writing Ravenna.

Location: Zoom


Walter Beers, a graduate student in the Department of History, won the prize for his paper "A Miaphysite Subalternity?

The 2020 prize has been awarded to two students, Joe Glynias (History) and Omri Matarasso (History). Glynias wrote on “Byzantine Monasticism on...

Jack Tannous, an associate professor of history and Hellenic studies, assumed his position as chair of the Committee for the...