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Pellegri Scholar Graduate Fellowship at the University of Maryland, College Park 2015-2016

Thanks to a generous grant from the National Italian American Foundation, the Department of Classics at the University of Maryland, College Park, will award the Pellegri Scholar Graduate Fellowship each year over the next five years to a graduate student in recognition of that student's achievement and promise in the study of Latin language and Roman culture. The fellowship includes a $10,000 stipend and releases the student from a semester of teaching. In addition, the fellow will be given the opportunity to serve as teaching assistant for the department's winter course in Italy.

Postdoctoral Fellowships at Princeton University Society of Fellows

The Princeton University Society of Fellows invites applications for three-year postdoctoral fellowships 2015-2018 for recent PhDs (from Jan. 2013) in humanities or allied social sciences. FOUR appointments to pursue research and teach half-time in the following areas: Open discipline (two fellowships); Humanistic Studies; Race and/or Ethnicity Studies. Stipend: approx. $80,000. For eligibility, fellowship and application details, see www.princeton.edu/sf. Application deadline: October 1, 2014

Announcement of Competition at the Academy Vivarium Novum

For the 2014-2015 academic year, the Academy Vivarium Novum in Rome is offering ten full tuition scholarships for high school students (16-18 years old) and ten full tuition scholarships for University students (18-24 years old) of any part of the world. The scholarships will cover all of the costs of room, board, teaching and didactic materials for courses to be held from October 6, 2014 until June 13, 2015 on the grounds of the Academy’s campus at Rome.

New Post-Baccalaureate Program in Post-Classical Latin at UCLA in 2014-2015

The UCLA Division of Humanities, the Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (CMRS), and the Department of Classics are pleased to announce the award of a three-year grant by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to support the preparation and training of young scholars in post-classical Latin for graduate programs in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Institute for Advanced Study

The Institute for Advanced Study offers opportunities for scholars for 2015-2016. School of Historical Studies, Opportunities for Scholars 2015-2016. The Institute is an independent private institution founded in 1930 to create a community of scholars focused on intellectual inquiry, free from teaching and other university obligations. Scholars from around the world come to the Institute to pursue their own research. Candidates of any nationality may apply for a single term or a full academic year.

Winners of 2014 Pedagogy Awards

In 2014 the Society for Classical Studies (SCS), founded in 1869 as the American Philological Association, awarded the second set of its Pedagogy Awards to three outstanding classics teachers. One of the major goals of the Society's recently and successfully completed capital campaign, Gatekeeper to Gateway: The Campaign for Classics in the Twenty-first Century, was to ensure that an inspiring, well trained teacher would be available for every school and college classics classroom.

Karl-Christ-Preis für Alte Geschichte

Der Karl-Christ-Preis ist dem Andenken an den Marburger Althistoriker Karl Christ gewidmet (1923 – 2008). Mit dem Preis werden herausragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen auf dem Gebiet der Alten Geschichte und ihrer Nachbardisziplinen sowie der Wissenschafts- und Rezeptionsgeschichte des Altertums ausgezeichnet. Der Preis ist mit 25.000 Euro dotiert und wird im zweijährigen Turnus verliehen. Vorschlagsrecht haben Mitglieder und Angehörige von Universitäten und Akademien sowie Fachverbände und wissenschaftliche Vereinigungen. Eine Selbstnomination ist nicht möglich.

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