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This is a reminder from the SCS Office that the deadline to register at the reduced Early Registration rate for the Annual Meeting in San Diego is next Friday, November 9th.
If you find you are unable to register or in need of any help please contact our registration vendor at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Paideia Institute has recently lauched "The Quintilian Society," a member/fellowship program to "revitalize the teaching and learning of Latin and ancient Greek in American high schools by supporting PhDs who choose to pursue a career in public secondary education."
"The Quintilian Society exists to foster a community of teacher-scholars with advanced training in the classical languages and the humanities, to celebrate the service of classicists who have felt called to pursue a vocation as public servant, and to provide guidance and mentorship to current graduate students who are considering a career as public high school Classics teachers."
You can read the full announcement here.
(Photo: "Quntilian" by F. Bleyswyk, public domain)
Proposals due December 20, 2019
MATERIA: New Approaches to Material Text in the Roman World is a series of workshops presenting new research on books and other media in antiquity, bringing together scholars from a variety of disciplines—history, literature, epigraphy, papyrology, archeology, manuscript studies, etc.. The first two MATERIA meetings, held in 2016 (Columbia University) and 2017 (MIT), pursued a more traditional focus on the book and the literary in order to advance a broader understanding of the history of the book in the Roman world.
With MATERIA III, hosted by NYU’s Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, we hope to extend this discussion further. We invite proposals for papers that consider material text in Greco-Roman antiquity and other ancient civilizations between 500 BCE and 500 CE in terms of, but also beyond, the category of “the book.”
Logeion allows searches of a series of Greek and Latin dictionaries and classical reference works. It was developed beginning in 2011 at the University of Chicago by students Josh Goldenberg and Matt Shanahan under the direction of Professor Helma Dik, and regularly adds new features and resources. Inspired by the innovative Dictionnaire vivant de la langue française, also based at the University of Chicago, it began with a nucleus of several reference works originally digitized by Perseus. The current list includes some twenty distinct reference works (full list), including older comprehensive works in the public domain (LSJ, Lewis & Short); some important recent dictionaries (Diccionario Griego-Español Project, The Dictionary of Medieval Latin from British Sources); niche items like Luis Muñoz Delgado’s Léxico de magia y religión en los papiros mágicos griegos (2001); author-specific dictionaries for Homer, Pindar, and Vergil’s Aeneid; and reference works focused on material culture, such as the Princeton Encyclopedia of Classical Sites and Smith’s Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography.
CAC ANNUAL CONFERENCE MAY 7-9, 2019
FORMAL CALL FOR PAPERS
This is the formal call for papers for the Annual Conference of the Classical Association of Canada.
The organizers of the conference welcome abstracts of a maximum of 300 words on any classical topic. The deadline for all submissions is January 15, 2019.
All abstracts should be submitted as Word files to the conference email address: email@example.com. For individual presenters, please include your name and the term “abstract CAC 2019” in the subject heading. In the body of the letter, include your full name, affiliation, contact information and paper title. Do not include your name in the abstract but please make sure that the title of the paper on the abstract and the title on the cover letter are the same.
The conference organizers invite proposals for panels. Panels should consist of three to four papers. The panel organizer should submit all abstracts for the panel together along with a summary of the panel at the same time.
Finally, graduate students should include a letter of support from their supervisors along with the abstract.
Payment of conference and banquet fees can be made starting early in the new year (instructions will follow). Payment will be considered as registration.
The SCS Teaching Excellence Awards Committee is delighted to announce the 2018 Awards for Excellence in Teaching of the Classics at the College Level.
Please join us in congratulating these excellent educators.
Monessa Cummins, Grinnell College
Symposium Cumanum 2020 ~ Call for proposals from Directors for June 2020 (deadline Thursday January 31, 2019).
Saturday March 2nd 2019 (snow date)
Purpose: Northeast Catholic College is pleased to announce its Spring Conference with a theme of Classical Reception. This conference hopes to further the discussion of how Classical literature and civilization is received by later cultures.
Scope: This conference proposes to discuss the reception of Classical literature and civilization across disciplines. While the conference theme focuses on the reception of Classics today, any paper with the topic of Classical reception will be considered. Presenters should plan for fifteen-twenty minute papers, with a few questions to follow.
This conference is meant especially for Graduate students, but faculty and independent researchers are welcome. Undergraduate students and Highs School students are welcome to submit papers for a “future classicists” panel, papers submitted will require faculty sponsorship.
Keynote Speakers: Dr. Aryeh Kosman, Haverford College
Dr. Grace Ledbetter, Swarthmore College
Scholars, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates are encouraged to submit their work in any area of Ancient Greek and Roman philosophy and cognate fields (e.g., rhetoric, political theory, medicine, history). Special consideration will be given to authors working or living in Pennsylvania. We especially welcome submissions from members of underrepresented populations within philosophy.This year the conference will be hosted at Villanova University.
The Pennsylvania Circle of Ancient Philosophy (PCAP) aims to foster a community of scholars committed to the study of ancient philosophy. To this end, PCAP provides the opportunity for Pennsylvania graduate students and faculty to meet and present papers at its annual conference. Additionally, PCAP organizes other events throughout the year, including workshops, intensive seminars, and group translation projects.
Guide for the submission abstracts:
There are four types of submissions accepted for this conference: