Daily Archives: December 3, 2017


Quid Agitur? (December 3)

  • If you are a PhD candidate or recent PhD (up to five years) in Late Antiquity, Byzantine Studies, post-Byzantine Studies, or Modern Greek Studies, consider applying for the The M. Alison Frantz Fellowship in Post-Classical Studies at the Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Deadline for applications is January 15, 2018.
  • Consider applying for one of our CANE Discretionary Grants. These funds are available to classroom teachers for class projects, research, and classroom materials. The next deadline is February 1, 2018.
  • Upcoming Classics lectures in the Pioneer Valley are listed on this Classics Page of the Amherst College web site. Lectures taking place in the Boston area are listed on the Boston Area Classics Calendar.
  • The Western Massachusetts Conversational Hour meets every Thursday at the Esselon Cafe in Hadley, MA for Latin conversation. For details, please contact TJ Howell. If you are in the Boston area, check out the Active Latin Meetup page for events.
  • Central Connecticut State University is working to create a certification program for the teaching of Latin. Attached is find the program of studies. In order to make this idea come to fruition we are seeking support from Latin groups. We need at least 10 students to sign up for this cohort in order to run the program. As an incentive to enroll into the program, we are looking for funding to offer scholarships to help defray the cost of course work at the university level. If you are interesting in supporting this initiative in any way please contact Gina Gallo Reinhard at the below ginagallo@bristolk12.org.
  • The Paideia Institute has released its schedule for summer 2018 programs, including a new “Living Greek in Greece” for high school students.
  • Links to the New England states’ classical associations: NH, VT, ME, MA, RI, CT.