We have updated our "Related Careers" page to include information on career paths open to Classicists and professional academics who study the ancient world.
This update includes a write-up from the Career Networking event at our 2018 Annual Meeting in Boston, as well as past conversations about academic career paths and new online resources.
You can view the new page here: https://classicalstudies.org/placement-service/related-careers
Ruth Scodel, SCS delegate to the American Council of Learned Societies, has written up her report of the annual ACLS meeting.
You can read her full report below:
The most important news from this year’s meeting of ACLS may be from the president’s report: the organization is financially healthy.
The deadline for members to volunteer for SCS committees and leadership positions is today, May 2nd.
These positions include many current SCS committees including the curriculum and preparation for a variety of teaching, research, and other careers. Descriptions of various positions and offices can be found here.
To volunteer, you can fill out the form linked on the Members Only page of our website. You must log in to the site to access this page. Appointed committee members will begin their terms in 2019. Most elected offices will begin in 2020.
The deadline for submitting individual abstracts and lightning talks is Wednesday April 25 at 11.59pm (EDT). You can access the program submission system at:
The deadline to submit an individual abstract for the 2019 SCS Annual Meeting in San Diego is 11:59p.m. on Wednesday, April 25th.
SCS members can submit their abstracts via the Program Submission Site here: https://program.classicalstudies.org/
Below are this year's Pedagogy Award winners and their projects.
Michael Okyere Asante (Stellenbosch University and University of Ghana)
SCS has received a grant in the amount of $157,200 from the National Endowment for the Humanities to support the TLL Fellowship program for three years, from academic year 2019-20 through 2021-22. The program, administered by the SCS, provides a one-year research fellowship to a scholar to work on the Thesaurus Linguae Latinae in Munich, Germany.
We are extremely pleased by this news and hope members will benefit from this program for years to come.
Yelena Baraz, Project Director
Helen Cullyer, Executive Director, SCS
(Photo: "Logo of the United States National Endowment for the Humanities" by National Endowment for the Humanities, public domain, edited to fit thumbnail template)
The deadline for submitting:
- All proposals for panels, workshops, seminars, and roundtable discussions.
- Reports from organizers of committee, organizer-refereed, and affiliated group panels who have issued their own CFPs.
- Proposals for organizer-refereed panels for 2020.
- Applications for new affiliated group charters and for renewals of current charters.
is next Monday, April 9th. Individual abstracts are due April 25th.
Anyone hoping to submit an abstract or another proposal can do so on our program submission website.
The deadline for submitting all proposals and reports except individual abstracts is 11:59 pm, Eastern Time, on April 9, 2018. This deadline applies to panels, workshops, roundtables, seminars, organizer-refereed panels, affiliated group panels, committee panels, and affiliated group charters.
The deadline for individual abstracts, including lightning talks, is 11:59 pm, Eastern Time, on April 25, 2018.
All submissions should be made through the SCS Program Submission system.
The SCS Committee on Publications and Research is pleased to announce the opening of a new online publication effort in collaboration with the Digital Latin Library (DLL). Among other things, the DLL will host open-access online critical editions of Latin texts from the ancient period through the era of Neolatin texts — the Library of Digital Latin Texts (LDLT). Editions of classical texts in the LDLT are to be evaluated and approved by the SCS.
The Committee has now established the procedures and policies to be applied and welcomes the submission of pre-proposals. You can read the editorial procedures and policies here.