New England Classical Journal

A publication of the Classical Association of New England, the New England Classical Journal is a biannual, peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles, notes, and reviews on all aspects of classical antiquity.

NECJ aims to attract submissions from a diverse range of authors on a variety of subjects and to engage a broad audience that includes students, teachers, and all those interested in Classics.

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As of its Fall 2019 issue, New England Classical Journal is now an Open Access publication. 

The journal is published in October and May on Crossworks, the open access digital repository of the College of the Holy Cross.

To receive a print copy, CANE members should contact

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With each new issue of the journal, the editorial team also releases podcasts on our channel, New England Classical Journal Podcasts. This channel, which is available both on Apple Podcasts and on SoundCloud, features conversations about some of the exciting work and important issues related to the journal.


  • Editor in Chief: Aaron M. Seider, College of the Holy Cross
  • Managing Editor: Ruth Breindel
  • Book Review Editor: Francesca Bellei, Harvard University
  • Editorial Assistants:
    • Alexandra Berardelli, College of the Holy Cross
    • Carl A. Quist, College of the Holy Cross
  • Editors:
    • Nancy Antonellis, Brockton High School
    • Antony Augoustakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    • Hanne Eisenfeld, Boston College
    • Harriet Fertik, University of New Hampshire
    • Thomas J. Howell, Northampton High School
    • Stephanie Lindeborg, Boston Latin Academy

Interested in contributing to NECJ?

The journal aims to attract submissions from a diverse range of authors on a variety of subjects and welcomes contributions from those residing in any geographical area. It has neither article processing charges nor submission charges and aims to foster a process of peer-review that is timely and constructive.

NECJ accepts and evaluates submissions on a rolling basis, and the journal endeavors to return a report for each submission within 10 weeks of receipt.

NECJ through History

New England Classical Journal was first published in 1973. 

Tables of Contents [ToC] and Indices of past NECJ volumes are freely available at the link below. For older volumes, the full journal is provided.

We have also compiled a master Table of Contents for issues ranging from 1993 through 2015. It includes the titles, authors, issues, and page numbers of all the articles. The best way to use it is to do a search with Ctrl + F (PC) or Cmd + F (Mac) to find the author or keywords in the title that you are looking for.

Issues from 2015 on can be found at Crossworks: