Nominations for the SCS Awards for Excellence in the Teaching of Classics at the College Level are due on June 1, 2018. Nominate an excellent teacher today! You can find more information about the award and nomination process here.
SCS is pleased to announce two winners of this year's Koenen Fellowships for Training in Papyrology:
Chaya Cassano, CUNY Graduate Center and Queens College
Phillip Caprara, Washington University in St. Louis
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We're pleased to announce this year's winners of the following SCS Awards:
- Charles Kuper
- Philip Murray Wilson
- Sneha Adusumilli
- Lokukalafi Ahomana
- Zaidimary Barreto
- Daphne Bissette
- Sallie Blanks
Congratulations to these exemplary Classicists for all their excellent work!
Congratulations to Melissa Y. Mueller (Associate Professor of Classics, University of Massachusetts Amherst) for winning the ACLS's Burkhardt Residential Fellowship for Recently Tenured Scholars.
Her project is "Sappho and Homer: A Reparative Reading" and will take place at the National Humanities Center in 2019-2020.
The full list of Fellowship recipients and their projects can be seen here.
The deadline for nominations of graduate students to participate in this year's 2018 Summer Seminar on Material Culture at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has been extended to February 15. Click here for more details.
(Photo: Marble Head of Empress Fausta. Gift of Betty Campanile, 1982.07.000. Image courtesy of the Spurlock Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Please see winter and spring deadlines for SCS awards and fellowships:
Nominations for graduate student participants in summer Material Culture seminar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: January 15, 2018
Coffin Fellowship, for secondary school teachers traveling abroad: February 28, 2018
Zeph Stewart Award, supporting teacher training: March 2, 2018
Pedagogy Award, open to K-12 teachers and college and university faculty: March 2, 2018
Congratulations to Michele Valerie Ronnick and Ruth Scodel, who were both awarded Lifetime Achievement Awards by Eta Sigma Phi this Fall. Read more about the awardees and their achievements in Nuntius, Eta Sigma Phi's publication.
Below is a list of the most recent NEH grantees and their Classically-themed projects. The NEH helps fund a number of SCS initiatives, and their support affects the field of Classics at a national and local level.
The University of Texas at Austin
Joint Classics Philosophy Graduate Program in Ancient Philosophy
Gregory Vlastos Archive: Research Possibilities 2017-2018
From March 12 to March 23, 2018 Università Ca’ Foscari Venezia, in cooperation with Venice International University, will offer an advanced seminar on “Literature and Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean: Greece, Rome and the Near East”.