Links for the Week of 28 July

Beware Greeks bearing Pinatas.

Handy infographic about all the deaths in the Iliad.

Martina Bex discusses Output and how it relates to Comprehensible Input.

Grand Theft Ovid

Evidence that suggests the eruption of Vesuvius was not August 24th.

Interactive map of Odysseus’s journey.

Ancient dream interpretations of teeth falling out


Announcements for 27 July

CANE

  • CANEns is switching to its Summer schedule for July and August. We will post announcements on Sundays and either a links or feature post each week.
  • CANEPress books are now for sale on Amazon with free super saver shipping. Ordering from Amazon will have speedier fulfillment.
  • The CANE 2014-2015 calendar is now only $16 on Amazon.
  • If you missed a chance to get earrings, notecards, or the Caesar posters from the Emporium at Annual Meeting, they are now available on Etsy.
  • It isn’t too early to pay membership dues for the 2014-2015 school year.

BEYOND CANE

Conferences/Meetings

  • MaFLA’s Summer Institute will be running on 8-10 August. Registration is open!
  • The Classics Program at the University of New Hampshire is pleased to issue a call for papers for its first Rouman Symposium for Research in Classics and the Humanities, to be held on the Durham campus from October 17–19, 2014. The Symposium is sponsored by the John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series and will run from the afternoon of Friday the 17th until the early afternoon of Sunday the 19th. For more information, or to send in an abstract, contact R. Scott Smith.

Meetups

  • Live in western MA and want to practice speaking in Latin? There is a large group that meets weekly in Amherst! For details, contact TJ Howell.

Summer Opportunities

  • The Cambridge Latin Course is offering a three-day workshop in Boston, August 5-7. See their announcement for details!
  • The American Institute for Roman Culture (AIRC) has a 2014 schedule for its Summer and Fall study abroad programs, and include Media Studies, Art History, and Field School Excavations.

Job Opportunities

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