|Open Position: Managing editor, Bryn Mawr Classical Review|
Institution: Bryn Mawr Commentaries
Position rank: Managing editor
Area of specialty: The ancient Mediterranean world
Application deadline: 12 August 2022
Bryn Mawr Commentaries, a not-for-profit publisher in Bryn Mawr, PA, seeks a managing editor (ME) for its open-access online journal of book reviews, Bryn Mawr Classical Review (BMCR). BMCR publishes continually throughout the year, except for breaks in August and December.
The ME is responsible for day-to-day operations of the journal and production of its digital publication, in consultation with and under the supervision of the Senior Editors. Responsibilities include receipt and initial format check of submissions; managing the editorial process for submissions; final formatting of reviews for publication; oversight of BMCR’s WordPress database; assistance with the assignment of books to reviewers; and coordination with and oversight of student employees.
The BMCR Managing Editor is a part-time position of 10–15 hours per week, reporting to the Senior Editors.
– Directs all stages of BMCR’s production from initial review of submissions to digital publication
– Coordinates the workflow of editorial process among editors
– Collaborates with student employees in construction of book lists and correspondence with presses, authors and reviewers
– Shares copyediting and layout work with senior editors, and interacts with authors as needed when questions or problems arise
– Manages BMCR’s WordPress databaseMeets regularly with Senior Editors to set BMCR policies, priorities and schedule
– Ph.D. (preferred) or ABD in classical studies, ancient history or related field.
– Proficiency using word-processing and publishing software (BMCR uses MS Word, WordPress and Mailchimp).
– Experience in the editorial operations of a scholarly journal highly desired
– Excellent written communication skills
– Exemplary time management skills
– Ability to work collaboratively with remote co-workers
– Authorized for employment in the U.S.
Pay for the ME will be commensurate with experience (with a floor of $30 per hour). The position will commence on Tuesday 6 September or as soon thereafter as possible. Bryn Mawr Commentaries does not provide benefits. Applications must include a cover letter, cv, and the names and contact information of three persons who can provide recommendations. Please send all materials to firstname.lastname@example.org.
BMC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For more information, please visit the BMCR’s website (https://bmcr.brynmawr.edu).
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When: Thursday, October 6 to Saturday, October 8
Where: The Hotel Du Pont, Wilmington, DE
Letter from CAAS President: Click here to read letter from Denise Flood-Doyle, CAAS President (updated August 1, 2022)
Letter from CAAS Executive Director: Click here to read letter from Mary Brown, CAAS Executive Director (updated August 1, 2022)
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Travel Subsidy Program Application (Deadline extended to August 7, 2022): Click here to download the CAAS 2022 Travel Subsidy application [deadline has passed – application period is closed]
We look forward to seeing you there!
On August 6th at 1pm ET, the Anti-Racism Committee of The Classical Association of the Atlantic States will be hosting a workshop: “What does race have to do with the Classics?”.
This event will invite attendees to explore the different ways the field of Classics is connected to the concept of race and ask them to consider the perspectives of BIPOC students, teachers, and scholars, especially when processing tragic events. This event is free and open to anyone who registers (even non-CAAS members).
This virtual event will take place on Saturday, August 6 at 1pm ET. Registrants will receive Zoom link the morning of the event.
Please direct any questions to David Wright (email@example.com).
To sign up, please fill out this Google form.
STEMCivics, a charter school in Ewing, NJ, is seeking a High School Teacher of Latin with an exceptional ability to build bonds with students for the 2022-2023 school year. The candidate must hold or be able to obtain a NJ teaching certification. STEMCivics provides a college-prep curriculum focused on civic engagement and STEM project-based learning. Competitive compensation, including medical, dental, vision, and pension.
To express interest, please contact Kate Slovich firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures and the History Department at Lafayette College invite applications for a one-year full-time visiting assistant professorship in Classics and Ancient History (3/3 teaching load) beginning Fall 2022. The area of the candidate’s specialization is open. However, preference will be given to candidates with strengths in teaching core Classics and ancient history content at the undergraduate level, including Latin language especially at the elementary level; survey courses of Greek and Roman history; Classical Civilization courses on topics such as Roman culture and society or Classical Mythology. Each semester the successful candidate will be expected to teach two courses in the Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures/Classical Civilization and one course in the History Department. We strongly encourage applications from candidates with prior teaching experience demonstrating a commitment to inclusion and diversity, curricular development, pedagogical innovation, and use of technology. The Ph.D. is required by the start of the appointment.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three confidential letters of recommendation through http://apply.interfolio.com/104381. The cover letter should address how the applicant’s teaching and scholarship will support Lafayette College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion articulated in the College’s diversity statement (https://provost.lafayette.edu/policies-and-procedures/diversity-and-inclusiveness-statement/).
Applications are only accepted online. Complete applications received by June 15, 2022 will be given preferred consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries can be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dean of the Curriculum and Associate Professor of Classics Markus Dubischar (email@example.com).
The Classics Program at Hunter College is pleased to announce the 84th Josephine Earle Memorial Lecture on Friday, May 13, at 5pm. The lecture is taking place virtually over Zoom. Pre-registration is required at the link below. The event will begin with a ceremony for student award ceremony and a celebration of recent graduates from Classics. The lecture will follow.
84th Josephine Earle Memorial Lecture
“Aesthetic Hierarchies in Greek Comedy”
Ralph Rosen, Professor of Classical Studies (University of Pennsylvania)
Friday, May 13, 5-7pm EDT
Register at this link:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. If the link doesn’t take you to a registration screen when you click on it, please try cutting and pasting it manually into your browser. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.)
We hope to see many of you there!
The Classical Association of New England (CANE) invites you to join us on July 11-16, 2022 for this year’s CANE Summer Institute, “Maiores a(n)d Posteriores: Imagining ‘classical antiquity’ into the future.” For the past several decades, CANE has offered a week-long program of mini-courses, professional development workshops, reading groups, and public lectures.
This summer, we are offering access to the institute in two formats: in person at Brown University (room and board options available) and online via CANE Zoom. Participants choose one format when registering. The mini-courses will be offered separately for in-person and online participants; workshops and reading groups will accommodate participants in both formats; public lectures will be in-person and live-streamed simultaneously. For information about this year’s offerings, including descriptions of our mini-courses, professional development workshops, reading groups, and public lectures, please visit www.caneweb.org/csi to link to the full program information and online registration option.
Regular registration for the CANE Summer Institute runs through June 1 (late registration will be available for an additional fee through June 15). Space is limited, so put down your $100 deposit now to secure your spot!
Questions? Please contact Meredith Safran, CSI Director, at this email address: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
CAAS Program Coordinator, Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos, announces that the deadline for all individual, panel, and workshop proposals for CAAS 2022 has been extended. The new deadline for all proposals is Monday, March 28, 2022.
The CFP for CAAS 2022 is now closed and no longer accepting submissions.
The Classics Program at Hunter College, City University of New York (CUNY), advertises its graduate programs in Latin education. These programs combine courses and mentoring in the vibrant environs of New York City. They aim to foster the ability to make Latin compelling to a diverse population of middle and high school students. Both programs lead to certification in New York State. Applications are accepted in both the Fall and the Spring. The deadline for applications to start in Fall 2022 is March 15th, 2022, but consideration may be made for later applications.
- MA in Adolescent Education, Grades 7-12 – Latin
A 49 to 50-credit course sequence in Latin, Classics, and Education that prepares students to teach Latin in grades 7-12. This program is run jointly by the Classics Program in the School of Arts and Sciences and the School of Education.
Information and requirements: https://education.hunter.cuny.edu/admissions/graduate-programs/adolescent-education/adolescent-latin/
- Post Master’s Advanced Certificate in Adolescent Latin
A 27-credit course sequence in Education that is designed for students seeking teacher certification in Latin who already have an M.A. or Ph.D. in the field.
Information and requirements: https://education.hunter.cuny.edu/admissions/graduate-programs/adolescent-education/post-masters-advanced-certificates-in-adolescent-education/adolescent-latin-advanced-certificate/
A downloadable PDF version of this post can be found here.
General information on applying: https://education.hunter.cuny.edu/admissions/.
Direct all enquiries to Professor Lawrence Kowerski, the Director of the graduate programs in Latin in the Classics Program (email@example.com).
Valencia College and The Hill School invite applications to the NEH Institute: Timeless Parallels: Veteran Voices & Classical Literature
For more information please read below or find here: https://valenciacollege.edu/resources/grants/neh-summer-institute/
This program is open to all secondary school teachers of Latin, Ancient Greek, English, or History.
Program Description: This Institute will enable secondary school teachers to develop curriculum that draws parallels between the experience of veterans in the modern and ancient worlds, exploring such issues as homecoming and reintegration into civilian life; the treatment of veterans; the problem of war trauma and treatment of PTSD; and, the role of society in sharing the burdens of veteran experiences.
Program Costs: A generous stipend from the National Endowment of The Humanities of $2,850 will be used by participants may be used to cover all program costs, including travel, lodging, and meals.
- Homer’s Odyssey
- Sophocles’ Antigone
- Vergil’s Aeneid
- Caesar’s Gallic Wars