Daily Archives: June 29, 2014

Announcements for 29 Jun


  • CANEns is switching to its Summer schedule for July and August. If you have an idea for an article, we’d love to hear from you! Please contact one of our editors.
  • CANEPress books are now for sale on Amazon with free super saver shipping.
  • 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.
  • The theme for the 2014 CANE Summer Institute is “On the Shoulders of Giants”: Greco-Roman Giants and their Modern Emulators.”  Register now!
  • It isn’t too early to pay membership dues for the 2014-2015 school year.



  • 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.
  • The Academy Vivarium Novum is offering ten full tuition scholarships for high school students (16-18 years old) and ten full tuition scholarships for University students (18-24 years old) of any part of the world. The scholarships will cover all of the costs of room, board, teaching and didactic materials for courses to be held from October 6, 2014 until June 13, 2015 on the grounds of the Academy’s campus at Rome.The goal is to achieve a perfect command of both Latin and Greek through a total immersion in the two languages in order to master without any hindrances the texts and concepts which have been handed down from the ancient times, middle ages, the Renaissance period and modern era, and to cultivate the humanities in a manner similar to the Renaissance humanists.All the classes will be conducted in Latin, except for Greek classes which will be conducted in ancient Greek. Application letters must be sent to info@vivariumnovum.net by July 1st in order to receive consideration. You can also use that email to ask for details on how to apply!


  • 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

One year leave replacement. This part time Latin and Classics position is at Academy Hill School in Springfield, MA, a small independent school for gifted children.
Teaching experience, especially with middle school and younger.
Knowledge of Latin (MTEL certification or MA/MAT/BA in Latin/Classics a plus).
Candidates should be comfortable teaching Latin up to the Level II National Latin Exam syllabus.
Joy in learning and sharing what you know with students.
Creativity in presenting topics to students aged 9-14.
Involvement in the larger Latin community.
To apply, please submit a resume to rorlando@academyhill.org or
Robert Orlando
Head of School
Academy Hill School
1190 Liberty Street
Springfield, MA 01104