The Classical Association of Massachusetts is holding its Spring Meeting Saturday, April 9 at Westood High School in Westood, MA. The day’s program focuses on active Latin pedagogy and includes talks by Dr. James Dobreff and Skye Shirley. See http://www.massclass.org for more details and registration information.
Registrations are now being accepted for this year’s summer programs organized by the Vergilian Society. The details of these tours can be found here.
Conferences and Talks
Legion III Cyrenaica will be speaking at the Worcester Art Museum Monday, May 10th and Monday, June 14. Legion III Cyrenaica is a Roman Legion living history organization based in the New England area, and seeks to accurately portray the Legion as it existed in Roman-Egypt in the 1st Century. Presentations on the Roman military as well as civilians/women will be given at 12:30 and 2:30, free with museum admissions. Worcester Art Museum now houses the world renowned arms and armor collection of the former Higgins Armory Museum, where the Legion had presented from 2004 to 2013. Leg. III inquiries can be emailed to qmj52 @netzero.net or palusbuteo @hotmail.com.
Live in western MA or northern CT and want to practice speaking in Latin? There is a large group that meets weekly in Hadley, MA! For details, contact TJ Howell.
At the Yale Art Gallery: The Class-Conn Meet-Up: Saturday, May 16th 11:00 a.m.
Meet for a walk through the Yale University Art Gallery (which contains an actual Mithraeum!) led by a fluent Latin speaker, James Dobreff of University of Massachusetts, Boston. There will be opportunity for informal Latin conversation and beginners are encouraged to come. After the Gallery visit, participants can continue the conversation over lunch at one of New Haven’s many fabulous restaurants.