Announcements for 9 March


CANE

  • The theme for the 2014 CANE Summer Institute is “ “On the Shoulders of Giants”: Greco-Roman Giants and their Modern Emulators.”  Registration is forthcoming!

BEYOND CANE

  • Registration for this summer’s American Classical League Summer Institute in Williamsburg, VA is now open.
  • CLIPEUS is running several Latin speaking meetups in Boston, including a Cena Latina on the Ides. Check the link for more information.
  • The New England Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Language (NECTFL) is at the Copley Place hotel in Boston March 27-30th, and promises a full schedule of Latin seminars, talks, and workshops. Sign up through the NECTFL website.
  • ”The spring meeting of CAM has been tentatively scheduled for Saturday, May 3, 2014 and will be held at Westwood High School (200 Nahatan St, Westwood, MA). The theme of the meeting will be “All Things Augustus” — appropriate for the year in which we celebrate (sive commemorate) the 2000th anniversary of his death.”
  • SALVI’s Rusticatio Latin July 2014 immersion weeks and pedagogy seminars are filling up fast. Act now if you’re interested in attending!
  • McGill is offering a summer course in Classical Studies in June and July. Check out their flyer.
  • 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.
  • The NYU Center for Ancient Studies, the Department of Comparative Literature and the American Comparative Literature Association present The Sophistic Practice A plenary panel session; part of the ACLA’s 2014 Annual Meeting taking place at NYU, March 20-23, 2014. Topics include:
    • Sophistics or How to Really Do Things with Words, Barbara Cassin (CNRS/Paris Sorbonne/ENS Ulm)
    • Euripides: Sophistic Gods Playing with Their Traditional Images, Pietro Pucci (Cornell University)
    • (White) Lies of Their Times: Sophistic Rhetoric in Heliodorus’ Aithiopika, Susan Jarratt (University of California, Irvine)

    Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:20pm-4:10pm
    Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science
    32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair access)
    This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Center for Ancient Studies at 212.992.7978 or at ancient.studies@nyu.edu

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies, the Department of Classics, and the Dean for the Humanities present
The Gods of Olympus: Travel and Transformation
A talk by Barbara Graziosi (Durham University) derived from her new book, The Gods of Olympus: A History (Metropolitan Books)
Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 5:00pm
Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair access)
Book-signing and reception to follow.
Barbara Graziosi was born in Trieste, Italy, and studied in Oxford and Cambridge. She is Professor of Classics at Durham University and Director, for the Arts and Humanities, of its Institute of Advanced Study. She has published widely on classical literature and its reception, and regularly contributes to radio and TV programs on the arts.
This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Center for Ancient Studies at 212.992.7978 or at ancient.studies@nyu.edu

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