Philadelphia Classical Society Fall Professional Day

  The Philadelphia Classical Society's Fall Professional Day held on Saturday, November 19 at The Baldwin School.  Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Dr. Rudy Masciantonio: (pictured left to right) Dr. Andrew Fenton, The Haverford School and PCS 2nd Vice-President; Kerry Horleman, Haddonfield HS and Program Committee Member of The Classical Association of the Atlantic States; Professor Patrick McGovern, Bio-Molecular Archaeologist at Penn Museum and developer of the ancient recipe for MIDAS TOUCH; Dr. Henry Bender, Saint Joseph's University, Merion Mercy Academy, and CAAS Officer-at-Large.


The Philadelphia Classical Society’s Fall Professional Day held on Saturday, November 19 at The Baldwin School. Celebrating the life and accomplishments of Dr. Rudy Masciantonio: (pictured left to right) Dr. Andrew Fenton, The Haverford School and PCS 2nd Vice-President; Kerry Horleman, Haddonfield HS and Program Committee Member of The Classical Association of the Atlantic States; Professor Patrick McGovern, Bio-Molecular Archaeologist at Penn Museum and developer of the ancient recipe for MIDAS TOUCH; Dr. Henry Bender, Saint Joseph’s University, Merion Mercy Academy, and CAAS Officer-at-Large.

 Midas Touch and Modernity. Enjoying a tasting in honor of Rudy Masciantonio: Karin Suzadail, CAAS President; Dr. Valentina DeNardis, Chair of Classics, Villanova University and PCS Webmaster; Mary Brown, PCS President and CAAS Executive Director; Dr. Patrick McGovern, Penn Museum, developer of ancient brews with Dogfish Head, DE.

Midas Touch and Modernity. Enjoying a tasting in honor of Rudy Masciantonio: Karin Suzadail, CAAS President; Dr. Valentina DeNardis, Chair of Classics, Villanova University and PCS Webmaster; Mary Brown, PCS President and CAAS Executive Director; Dr. Patrick McGovern, Penn Museum, developer of ancient brews with Dogfish Head, DE.

Delaware Latin Workshop

The Delaware Classical Association will be hosting another of our popular Latin Workshops on Saturday, November 9, from 9 AM to 1 PM, at the Embassy Suites on South College St. in Newark, across from the Delaware Stadium on Route 896. The Workshop is open to Latin teachers at all levels, advanced students, and interested members of the community. We look forward to a lively morning of workshops, discussions, networking, and good food and fellowship. Thanks to a generous grant from CAAS, there is no charge to attend.

Click here for more information. For questions or to register, please contact DCA President Lynn Sawlivich at lsaw@udel.edu

Announcement: Rose-Marie Lewent Memorial Lecture

NYU’s Center for Ancient Studies is planning the Rose-Marie Lewent Memorial Lecture for April 3, 2013. Professor Alessandro Barchiesi (University of Siena at Arezzo and Stanford University) will speak on the topic: Vergil’s Aeneid and the Destiny of Italy.  The event is co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Ancient Studies, the Office of the Dean for Humanities, and the Department of Classics. For more details click here.

Event announcement: Ancient Approaches to Poetry

You are invited to “Ancient Approaches to Poetry”, a colloquium on ancient literary criticism hosted by the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies at Penn State and co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature. The colloquium will take place on Friday, March 15th, 2013 in 102 Weaver. A full program is available on the event page on the CAAS calendar.