Annual Meeting 2024

March 22-23 | University of New Hampshire | Durham, NH

CANE’s Annual Meeting is a two-day gathering where educators from New England and beyond network, share best practices about teaching and learning, and present cutting edge research.

CANE Annual Meeting attendees in an auditorium

Call for Proposals

Proposals for papers, panels, and workshops are now being accepted. We welcome submissions from all interested in the ancient Mediterranean world, its reception, and its pedagogy.

Submission Deadline: December 15, 2023 at 11:59 p.m.

The options for submissions are: 

  1. individual paper – 15 minutes; 

  2. panel made up of 3 or 4 presenters – 75 minutes 

  3. workshop – option of 35 or 75 minutes

Please contact 2023-24 CANE President Amanda Loud at president@caneweb.org with any questions.

Please note that up-to-date CANE membership is a requirement to submit an abstract, so please join CANE or renew your membership.

General Information

CANE’s Annual Meeting is an opportunity to learn from and interact with colleagues from across New England and beyond. Spanning two days, the meeting allows educators from schools, colleges, and universities to gather, network, and socialize, while sharing best practices about teaching and learning, and presenting cutting edge research from many fields of the ancient world. Spend your time attending academic paper readings, workshops, and discussion panels, or peruse the vendor tables and chat with new acquaintances over coffee. There is also an optional banquet on Friday night to celebrate exceptional educators and students. The Annual Meeting is open to all CANE members.

The 118th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of New England will take place March 22-23, 2024.

University of New Hampshire

105 Main Street 
Durham, NH 03824

Directions

Registration and most sessions will be in the Academic Building.  In GPS that would be 1180 Greendale Avenue, Needham, MA.  Note that this is different from the mailing address (1191 Greendale) which is the Administration Building.

https://www.stsebs.org/about/contact-directions

(updated 3/2/2023)

General Information

CANE’s Annual Meeting is an opportunity to learn from and interact with colleagues from across New England and beyond. Spanning two days, the meeting allows educators from schools, colleges, and universities to gather, network, and socialize, while sharing best practices about teaching and learning, and presenting cutting edge research from many fields of the ancient world. Spend your time attending academic paper readings, workshops, and discussion panels, or peruse the vendor tables and chat with new acquaintances over coffee. There is also an optional banquet on Friday night to celebrate exceptional educators and students. The Annual Meeting is open to all CANE members.

The 117th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of New England will take place March 17-18, 2023.

St. Sebastian’s School
1191 Greendale Avenue
Needham, MA 02492

Directions

Registration and most sessions will be in the Academic Building.  In GPS that would be 1180 Greendale Avenue, Needham, MA.  Note that this is different from the mailing address (1191 Greendale) which is the Administration Building.

https://www.stsebs.org/about/contact-directions

Program

(updated 3/2/23)

Additional Offerings

Eos, a society dedicated to Africana receptions of ancient Greece and Rome, and the CANE DEI committee are co-sponsoring an Eos Reads session on Wole Soyinka’s The Bacchae of Euripides: A Communion Rite (1973) on Friday, March 17, at 1:45 p.m.. Please click here to register in advance for this session.

The Sportula, an organization that provides micro-grants for Classics students, will have a booth at the annual meeting. If you are able to volunteer to work at the booth, please sign up on this link. Donations to the Sportula can be made here.

The AGORA will be open for business at the Annual Meeting!  There will be a plethora of items for sale and for free!  Please bring any items you no longer want/use/need and would like to see go to a new home.  Bring them with you to the meeting, and Ruth Breindel and Paula Chabot will take care of them.  Any proceeds will go to CANE. We ask that you pay either with a check, cash or PayPal – forget those credit cards!  See you soon.

If you have any questions, email: treasurer@caneweb.org

Accomodations

  • Homewood Suites by Hilton

    • 200 1st Ave., Needham, MA 02494
    • Distance to St. Sebastian’s: 2.3 miles
    • Rates: King Studios at $139 & Queen/Queen Studios at $169 for Thursday, 3/16, and Friday, 3/17
    • Click here to book online
    • Or call 781-455-9987 and mention CANE room block
    • Book by 2/14/23
  • Holiday Inn Dedham Hotel and Conference Center

    • 55 Ariadne Rd., Dedham, MA 02026
    • Distance to St. Sebastian’s: 2.9 miles
    • Click here to book online
    • Or call 781-329-1000 and mention St. Sebastian’s School/CANE
    • Book by 2/23/23
  • Sheraton Needham Hotel

    • 100 Cabot Street, Needham, MA 02494
    • Distance to St. Sebastian’s: 2.4 miles
    • Rates: King or Doubles at $162 for Thursday, 3/16, and Friday, 3/17
    • Click here to book online
    • Or call 781-444-1110 and mention CANE room block
    • Book by 2/16/23
  • Hilton Dedham

    • 25 Allied Drive, Dedham, MA 02026
    • Distance to St. Sebastian’s: 3.6 miles
    • Rates: Standard King and Standard Doubles at $139 for Thursday, 3/16, and Friday, 3/17
    • Click here to book online
    • Or call 781-329-7900 and mention Classical Association of NE
    • Book by 2/14/23

Code of Conduct

The Classical Association of New England is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all who participate in our meetings. All participants are expected to treat one another with respect and consideration.
Please read our Code of Conduct here.

Scholarship Opportunities

Please note the many award and scholarship opportunities that CANE has to offer, including the Finnegan-Plante scholarship, which covers the cost of registration to first time attendees who are members of CANE and whose schools do not cover their costs.

Registration by individuals

Members' Only Content

Log in to your CANE account to register for the Annual Meeting

Registration by institutions

For members submitting documentation for institutional payment or reimbursement, click this link for a downloadable registration form.

 

If you are submitting a form for your institution to pay, please also complete the online registration (and select ‘check’ as payment) so that we have your correct registration information pre-loaded in the system.

 

If you have any questions about registration or a situation specific to your circumstances, please contact the Executive Secretary (secretary@caneweb.org). The program for the meeting, with information about paper sessions, workshops, and other events will be posted at the end of January.