Case Western Reserve University’s Classics Post-Bac Program

Check out Case Western Reserve University’s Classics Post-Bac Program

Are you looking to strengthen your Greek and Latin skills before pursuing an MA/PhD in Classics or a related field? Case Western Reserve University offers a Graduate Certificate program that offers proper training in the reading of ancient texts along with faculty advising in order to set you up for success.

Application deadline is April 15. Further details are available at

Iter Zoologicum- Philadelphia Zoo April 16th

Iter Zoologicum at the Philadelphia Zoo

April 16th 2016- 11am to 2pm

High school and college Latin students are invited to experience Latin as a living language at the Paideia Institute’s Iter Zoologicum. Participants will compete in small teams to complete a Latin scavenger hunt by interacting with Paideia’s Latin-speaking staff members stationed throughout the zoo. Winners will receive prizes inspired by the ancient world for their Latin classes. The event will also feature a talk on ancient animals by Professor Matthew McGowan of Fordham University.

The Iter Zoologicum will take place at the Philadelphia Zoo at 3400 W Girard Avenue. Philadelphia PA on There will be a $30/person and includes admissions to the zoo. Participants must register and pay by Friday, April 8th.

Visit the Paideia Institute’s  website to register or learn more.

Dickinson Workshop: Julius Caesar’s Art of War

Julius Caesar’s Art of War: A Graphic Portfolio of the Battlefields and Tactics in the Commentarii de Bello Gallico: with Antonio Salinas, United States Military Academy, West Point, NY

Place: Dickinson College, Tome 115, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

This workshop will take a detailed look at each year of Caesar’s campaign, highlighting Caesar’s strategy, operations, and tactics. We’ll spend time analyzing the major battles and explain how and why a handful of legions were able to conquer such a large expanse of land with a large population.

The workshop is free of charge, but to order materials and food we need to have an accurate count of attendees.

Registration Deadline: April 2, 2016.

To register: Email Mrs. Terri Blumenthal,  blumentt at

CPT Antonio Salinas is from Allen Park, Michigan. On high school graduation Antonio enlisted in the United States Marine Corps where he served as a martial arts instructor trainer and an intelligence chief. He attended Eastern Michigan University and received his Bachelors in History and Political Science. In graduate school he enrolled in Army ROTC and attained his Masters in History. He received his commission from Army ROTC in May 2007 as a branch detail Infantry – Military Intelligence officer and has served in both Afghanistan and Iraq. He has published one book Siren’s Song: The Allure of War (Deed’s Publishing, 2012), describing his time as an infantry platoon leader in combat. Antonio continues to serve in uniform and currently teaches military history at West Point.