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Robert Holschuh Simmons is Associate Professor and Co-Chair of Classics at Monmouth College, where he teaches Greek and Latin language and a range of literature and civilization courses, including Sports in Greece and Rome and Tyrants, Assassins, and Demagogues: Seizing Power in Ancient Greece. Classics Day Festivals that he and many collaborators have put on at UNC-Greensboro and Monmouth have thrice won CAMWS outreach awards. His most recent publications are “‘Men, Friends’: The Sociological Mechanics of Xenophontic Leaders Winning Subordinates as Friends” and “Making Classics (Even More) Cool: Building a Thriving Classics Day at a University.”

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09/12/2019Robert Simmons
High school Latin programs (along with Classics programs at the college or university level) are in perpetual peril, and keeping any program alive contributes to the ongoing effort to keep our field afloat and relevant, while also continuing to provide students with all of the benefits that we know that Latin offers. Monmouth College’s Classics Department spearheaded a successful, broad-based effort to resist the proposed elimination of the thriving Latin program at Monmouth-Roseville (IL) High School (MRHS) in Spring 2019. This reflection is meant as a case study for understanding and...

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