Fall 2014 Meeting Registration and Details


Details for the 2014 Fall Meeting are now available!

Where: The Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th St NW, Washington D.C. 20005

When: Thursday October 9th to Saturday October 11, 2014

President’s Letter: Click here to read the President’s letter

Program: Click here to download the program for the CAAS 2014 Fall Meeting

Travel Subsidy:

CAAS is offering subsidies of up to $800 for travel to the 2014 Annual meeting in Washington, DC. Only CAAS members are eligible for these subsidies, which are need-based, and priority for funding will be given to presenters of papers, panel participants, and presiders.

Application forms must be sent as email attachments to Judith P. Hallett at jeph@umd.edu no later than August 30, 2014. The application form has been posted on the CAAS website http://caas-cw.org/wp/caas/meetings/ or can also be downloaded here: Travel Subsidy Application

Notification of subsidies will be sent to applicants by September 16, and they will receive their checks when they pick up their registration materials at the meeting.

We look forward to seeing you in October!

Immediate Need for a Latin Teacher in NJ

Northern Highlands is a high performing high school in Allendale, New Jersey, 07401. We have an immediate opening for a 4/5 Latin teacher which resulted from the last minute resignation of our incumbent. The position includes health benefits, dental and 80% of whatever salary the successful candidate would qualify for. A candidate with  a B.A and no prior experience would most likely be hired at $55,000 as a base. The 4/5 salary would be approximately 43,000. This is a tenure track position

The courses are four in number: Latin I-IV with a total enrollment of 43 students. The classes are all scheduled for the late morning/afternoon. The workday would begin at 10:30 A.M and conclude at 2:36. If you are interested please respond to this email as soon as possible.

Our web site: http://www.northernhighlands.org/domain/10

The icons near the top of the screen include “District” when you hover on it a drop down menu will appear. It has a link to the employment opportunities menu and substitute teacher certification. Completion of the Applitrack employment forms is an important step in furthering the employment process.

Mr. Robert Petrosino

Supervisor of World Languages and Social Studies

Northern Highlands Regional H.S

201 327 8700 ext 258


Job Posting in New Jersey

West Essex Regional High School is seeking a teacher of Latin for a 3/5 permanent tenure track position beginning September 1, 2014. We have Latin I,II, III and are seeking a teacher who would be available between the hours of 10:30 am and 3 pm.   If you know of any qualified candidates who hold a NJ teacher of Latin Certificate please have them contact Laura Drago, Instructional Supervisor of Social Studies and World Languages, at Ldrago@westex.org

Pope John XXIII Regional High School in Sparta, NJ is currently seeking to fill a full-time Latin teacher position. Interested candidates can contact Brian Vohedn, Vice-Principal, through this email address: brianvohden@popejohn.org.

Latin Adjunct Position Available Fall 2014

County College of Morris in Randolph, NJ seeks an adjunct professor for its Elementary Latin I course, which runs on Tuesday evenings from 6:30pm-9:15pm beginning on Tuesday, 9/2/14 and ending on Tuesday, 12/9/14. Candidates should have at least a Master’s degree, preferably in the Classics or related field, and teaching experience is ideal. The course materials and syllabus are provided, but the adjunct professor will be expected to design and execute his/her own lesson plans, tests, and exams. Adjunct professors are also expected to attend the College’s opening orientation meeting at the end of August in addition to department meetings as necessary. Benefits include, but are not limited to, access to campus resources such as the gym, bookstore discount, and tuition waiver after one semester of service to adjunct and/or dependents. Interested individuals should apply directly on the CCM website: https://jobs.ccm.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1405015447390 Inquiries should be made to Prof. James Hart, Chair of the Languages & ESL Department,jhart@ccm.edu

Building a New World Order: Hellenistic Monarchies in the Ancient Mediterranean World

The department of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Penn State invites contributions for the Tombros conference on Hellenistic monarchies that will take place on April 24-25, 2015. This academic event will explore the socio-political and cultural landscape of the Hellenistic states with a particular focus on the interactions between old and new, between the new elites and the established political and socio-economic structures. How did Hellenistic rulers respond to pre-existing structures and institutions? How did indigenous populations cope and interact with their new leadership? How did these political and social shifts affect the economy of the ancient Mediterranean world? How did art serve, resist, or comment on the new status quo?

Confirmed speakers include Prof. S.M. Burstein (Professor Emeritus, Department of History, California State University), Prof. A. Erskine (Professor of Ancient History, University of Edinburgh), Prof. J.G. Manning (William K. and Marilyn M. Simpson Professor of Classics and History, Yale University; Senior Research Scholar, Yale Law School), and Prof. R. Strootman (Associate Professor of Ancient History, University of Utrecht).

We invite 30-min. papers pertaining to all areas of the Hellenistic Mediterranean (Greece, Ptolemaic Egypt, the Seleucid Near East, etc.) in all pertinent disciplines (History, Archaeology, Art History, Classics, etc.). Please send an abstract of ca. 400 words (including bibliography) to cams.conference@gmail.com by October 3, 2014. Walter de Gruyter has shown strong interest in publishing the proceedings of this conference. If you have any questions, contact Mark Munn (mxm20@psu.edu) or Zoe Stamatopoulou (zus4@psu.edu).

This academic event is generously sponsored by Peter and Ann Tombros, as well as the College of the Liberal Arts at Penn State.

Fall Meeting 2014 information

The Classical Association of the Atlantic States will host its 2014 Fall Meeting from Thursday, October 9 through Saturday, October 11, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, 775 12th Street NW, Washington, DC. Among the highlights of the meeting will be the annual Jerry Clack Lecture, delivered by Professor Gregory Crane of Tufts University and the University of Leipzig, on “Back to the Future: Wolf, Boeckh, and the Resurgence of Philology in a Digital Age.” This year’s ovationes, Latin speeches of tribute, will honor Professor Jennifer Roberts, City University of New York; Professor Carl Rubino, Hamilton College; and Professor Daniel Tompkins, Temple University.

2014 Clack Lecture

“Back to the Future: Wolf, Boeckh, and the Resurgence of Philology in a Digital Age”
Gregory Crane, Tufts University and the University of Leipzig

Gregory Crane, 2014 Clack Lecturer

Gregory Crane, 2014 Clack Lecturer

2014 Ovationes

Jennifer Roberts

Jennifer Roberts, City University of New York

Carl Rubino

Carl Rubino, Hamilton College

Daniel Tompkins

Daniel Tompkins, Temple University

Additional details about the program and meeting events will be posted on the CAAS website as they become available.