Register now for the virtual conference/course “Teaching Leaders and Leadership Through the Classics,” held from May 8-22, 2017.
This conference explores how the study of classical antiquity has been, can be, and should be used as a platform for leadership education in the 21st century. The primary texts and artifacts we study are often about, for, or by the leaders of their times; they then were, and still are, received, adapted, and used by people of later eras in developing new leaders. Our discipline’s emphasis on textual and visual analysis, narrative, and cultural history aids students in developing the skills of empathy, contextual intelligence, and critical thinking that are the most essential for the success of leaders in any field. As universities place greater and greater emphasis on their mission to develop students as future leaders, the field of Classics can become central to the study of leadership and the education of leaders.
For more information and registration, visit the conference website: https://teachingleadershipthruclassics.wordpress.com/
Members of the Board of Directors of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States have made a statement supporting inclusivity and the fair use of the classical tradition. Read the statement here
Seton Hall University seeks applicants for a one-year term faculty appointment at the rank of assistant professor in Classical Studies for the 2017-2018 academic year. The position will be in the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures of the College of Arts and Sciences.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teaching responsibilities will include Latin language and literature at all levels, and Classical literature, civilization, and culture courses in translation.
- We are looking for an outstanding teacher who will engage undergraduate students in creative and disciplined intellectual challenges.
- The teaching load is four courses per semester.
- The preferred candidate will have a Ph. D in Classics no later than October 2017 and a commitment to undergraduate teaching and learning.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
- Please send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference to the Search Committee Chair: Dr. Frederick J. Booth (firstname.lastname@example.org), Director, Classical Studies Program. All materials should be submitted electronically. The deadline for applications is April 13, 2017.
Seton Hall, the oldest Catholic diocesan university in the US, is located 14 miles west of Manhattan, in South Orange, New Jersey and has an enrollment of approximately 10,000 students. Candidates should be supportive of the Catholic mission of the university. SHU is committed to programs of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action (EEO/AA) to achieve our objectives of creating and supporting a diverse racial, ethnic and cultural community.