The Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity sponsors the annual Peter R. Brown Prize for the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity. The prize consists of a cash award of $1,000. Only graduate students enrolled at Princeton University are eligible.
Princeton graduate students whose research focuses on the late antique period may apply for a CSLA fellowship.
The fellowship is intended to support a wide range of opportunities: summer study programs, archaeological work, independent research and travel (pre-dissertation), language courses, dissertation research, etc.
On Friday, December 7, Tina Shepardson, Department Head and Lindsay Young Professor, Department of Religious Studies at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, gave a lecture on "Memories of Violence: From Heretics to Martyrs in Sixth-Century Syria" to Princeton’s Committee for the Study of Late Antiquity.
From 1932 to 1939, a team of archaeologists from Princeton University led an excavation at Antioch, an ancient city located in modern-day Turkey. The expedition uncovered a wealth of objects, ranging from marble statues and mosaics to coins and figurines.
Peter Brown, the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History, Emeritus, was present to award his namesake prize, which is given annually to the best graduate student essay on any subject relating to the study of Late Antiquity.
The Society for Late Antiquity is pleased to announce the thirteenth biennial meeting of Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity, to be held at Claremont McKenna College, in Claremont, California.
The Comparative Antiquity Collaboration invites initial ideas and proposals for academic year 2018-19, in a wide range of categories listed below. The Collaboration is a new, three-year, multifaceted research and teaching initiative under the auspices of the Humanities Council.
Last month, history Ph.D. candidate Lee Mordechai successfully defended his dissertation, “Costly Diversity: Transformations, Networks, and Minorities in Byzantium, 976-1118.” Mordechai’s dissertation unearths the social revolution in elite Byzantine society over the eleventh century.
Daily Princetonian article from April 20, 2017