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The Bernice L. Fox writing contest (sponsored by the Classics Department at Monmouth College) has announced its topic: A Figure from Classical History, Literature, or Mythology as the Next President of the United States. Make a pitch for a classical figure as president, or depict that person acting as president or on the campaign trail. Entries are due March 15th. Their website has more details (though the topic is from last year).
Every year, the Henry Bean, S. J., Classics Scholarships are awarded to two incoming Classics majors at the College of the Holy Cross. More information on these full-tuition scholarships can be found here! The deadline for applications is January 15.
If you’re interested in active Latin, but don’t have much (any) experience, and don’t want to have to commit to a week-long full immersion seminar or travel far distances, Express Fluency’s Latin Summer Intensive and/or Latin Teacher Training weekends are for you! Held in lovely Burlington, VT, this Latin weekend is being held August 11-12 for $165 +$100 for the Latin Teacher Training seminar, and will be taught by Justin Slocum Bailey. See Express Fluency‘s website for more details and to register.
Mark your calendars – the College of the Holy Cross will host the Classical Association of Massachusetts’ fall meeting on Sunday, October 16. The fall’s topic is STEM and Classics and will include lectures and hands-on workshops!
The Boston Area Classics Calendar has a lot going on, and a weekly email digest of upcoming events.
If you live in the western Massachusetts, northern Connecticut, or southern Vermont area you may be interested in Amherst College’s list of upcoming lectures in the Pioneer Valley.
The Western MA Conversational Hour is meeting every Thursday at 1 p.m. at the Esselon Cafe in Hadley, MA for a Latin Lunch. For details, contact TJ Howell.
In the Boston area? Check out the Active Latin Meetup page for events.
Our jobs page has been updated with new openings! Take a look for opportunities in western Massachusetts and New Hampshire.