Nuntia! 6 March 2016


  • Festina!  Register by March 7th for the CANE Annual Meeting, held at Smith College, March 18-19th.  We have a full schedule of lectures, seminars, and workshops to satisfy classicists of any stripe!
  • The Emporium Romanum has lots of great things for any occasion!  Remember that we’ll have a table set-up at the CANE conference if you want to pick items up in person.


  • If you’re interested in active Latin, but don’t have much (any) experience, and don’t want to have to commit to a week-long full immersion seminar or travel far distances, Express Fluency’s Latin Summer Intensive and/or Latin Teacher Training weekends are for you!  Held in lovely Burlington, VT, this Latin weekend is being held August 11-12 for $165 ($135 until May 1st; +$100 for the Latin Teacher Training seminar), and will be taught by Justin Slocum Bailey.  See Express Fluency‘s website for more details and to register.
  • Registration for SALVI’s Rusticationes Tirorum, Veteranorum, and their Pedagogy Seminar is now open for July 2016.  For more information, or to find out how to apply for the Amy High Fellowship, point your browser at  Hurry because half of the spots are already gone!
  • The Boston Area Classics Calendar has a lot going on, and a weekly email digest of upcoming events.
  • If you live in the western Massachusetts, northern Connecticut, or southern Vermont area you may be interested in Amherst College’s list of upcoming lectures in the Pioneer Valley.
  • The Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) is looking for applicants for it’s Elaine G. Batting Scholarship.
  • The John C. Rouman Classical Lecture at UNH will be held on Wednesday, March 9 at 7:30 pm.  Professor Leonora Neville will be lecturing on “Breaking All the Rules:  A Princess Writes History in Constantinople.”  The lecture will be held in DeMeritt Hall, room 240 on the UNH Durham campus. Free and open to the public.  Download a PDF flyer here.
  • The Rose-Marie Lewent Conference at NYU’s Center for Ancient Studies is Thursday and Friday, March 31-April 1, entitled “New Yorkers in the Land of the Pharaohs: Fieldwork in Egypt by New York Institutions” is free and open to the public.  View the full program here, or download a PDF flyer for this event.


  • Live in western MA or northern CT and want to practice speaking in Latin? There is a large group that meets every Thursday at 7 p.m. in Hadley, MA! For details, contact TJ Howell.
  • In the Boston area? Check out the Active Latin Meetup page for events.

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