CAAS is offering three grants annually with a maximum of $5000 to high school students who wish to participate in a program that enriches their educational experience and deepens their connection to Classics. Please visit the page here for application requirements, and this information is also available in a convenient flyer. The deadline for 2015-2016 grants is December 15th.
Please join the Bryn Mawr Classics Department and the Philadelphia Classical Society as they co-host Brian Rose of the University of Pennsylvania who will give a talk on the latest findings in the Gordion excavation, featuring King Midas and the Golden Touch. Tea will be held at 4 pm in the Quita Woodward Room in Thomas Library, followed by a 4:30 pm talk in B21 Rhys Carpenter Library.
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On Saturday, November 20, The Philadelphia Classical Society, founded in 1924, will hold its annual Fall Professional Day at The Baldwin School’s Anne Frank Library. The many highlights include Christopher Francese and Ashley Roman Francese presenting on the Dickinson Classics Online Project, emphasizing building pivotal relationships between the Chinese language users and Classical Latin.
Valentina DeNardis of Villanova University will focus on “Mythology in the Mix: Online Interactive Learning Modules.” Henry Bender will discuss a close reading of “Orpheus and Eurydice” in his precis of “poet and perspective in Vergil and Ovid.”
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Registration is available on the day of the meeting. Contact Mary Brown [email@example.com] to reserve a luncheon spot.
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens seeks a distinguished scholar and experienced administrator having close familiarity with the School for the position of Director of the School. Deadline for application is December 1st. Read more here
The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship, formerly known as the Gennadeion Fellow in Post-Classical Studies, was named in honor of photographer and archaeologist, M. Alison Frantz (1903 –1995) whose photographs of antiquities are widely used in books on Greek culture. The Frantz Fellowship is awarded to scholars whose fields of study are represented by the Gennadius Library in Athens, i.e. Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, post-Byzantine Studies, or Modern Greek Studies. See details here
Watchung Hills Regional High School is looking for a replacement teacher of Latin beginning in January. Anyone who is interested should navigate to the main website at www.whrhs.org and in the left hand column select “Employment Opportunities”. From there they will be directed to our Applitrack system where they can complete an online application. If anyone would like to reach out to me about this position, they should email Brad Commerford, the world language supervisor at Watchung Hills Regional High School at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Greek and Latin at The Catholic University of America has received administrative approval to fill a full-time, tenure-track position in Classical and Medieval Latin, to begin in August 2016. We seek candidates who understand, are enthusiastic about, … Continue reading
April 8 & 9, 2016—University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Keynote: “Stable Orbits or Clear Air Turbulence: Capacity, Scale, and Use Cases in Geospatial Antiquity”
Dr. Tom Elliott, ISAW/NYU; Director, Pleiades Project
Presented by the Ancient World Mapping Center at UNC-Chapel Hill.
The Ancient World Mapping Center at UNC-Chapel Hill seeks paper proposals for Mapping the Past, a conference on digital mapping and its applications to the study of ancient history. We are looking especially for individual or collaborative projects addressing such topics as transportation and communication systems, boundaries and borderlands, G.I.S. and archaeological evidence, and the applications of G.I.S. to pedagogy and public scholarship. Preference will be given to graduate students and junior faculty.
Interested speakers (20 minutes maximum) should submit an abstract of no more than 500 words together with a brief C.V. to email@example.com<mailto:awmc@unc.
Deadline for registration is now 11/9! Late registration is accepted!
The TALC has a workshop on November 14th at Temple University. The cost is $35.00 per person, which covers the workshop as well as lunch. The workshop is a 6 hour workshop with Justin Slocum Bailey, focusing on Comprehensible Input, Spoken Latin, and incorporating it in your classroom. See flyer for more information
On Nov. 13, Justin will be speaking at Temple University to future Latin teachers, and attendance is open to the public. See flyer for more information
STUDY IN GREECE 2016-2017 ASCSA PROGRAMS AND FELLOWSHIPS The American School of Classical Studies at Athens, one of America’s most distinguished centers devoted to advanced teaching and research, was founded in 1881 to provide American graduate students and scholars a base for their studies in the … Continue reading