Announcements for April 17


  • Couldn’t make it to the Annual Meeting this year?  Fret not.  See the CANE Annual Meeting 2016 folder for materials, presentations, or, to see what you missed.  Requires a Google account to access the drive.


  • The UMASS Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies is offering a seminar on early book printing every Monday afternoon from April 4th to April 25th.
  • Connecticut’s State Latin Day is coming April 29th!
  • The Classical Association of Massachusetts‘ spring meeting will be held at Westwood High School on Saturday, May 7th.
  • Aquila Theatre is offering discount tickets to CANE members ($35, instead of the usual $50) for their upcoming performance of Sophocles’ Philoctetes on April 6th, 7th, 13th, and 20th in Brooklyn at the GK ArtsCenter.  When you order at, simply type in the code SCS35 to obtain the discount!  Groups of ten or more should contact
  • 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  The beginner event is already waitlisted, but there is still room for Veteranorum and the Pedagogy Seminar.
  • 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.


  • 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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