Quid Agitur (November 5th)


•Don’t forget about CANE’s wonderful Writing Contest for middle and high school students. Submissions are due December 15.
•Northeast Catholic College (Warner, NH) has a call for papers for an undergraduate and graduate conference on the theme “The Classic in the Modern.” The conference is Saturday, February 24th, 2018 from 8:30 – 5:00 in St. Paul’s building. The planning committee welcomes your abstracts for oral papers. Please send abstracts of 150- 250 words to nnnewman@northeastcatholic.edu by Saturday, November 11th for consideration. Please include pertinent contact information and institutional affiliation (if any). For Undergraduate students, please include a brief letter of support from a faculty mentor. For more information, updates and registration please visit northeastcatholic.edu.
•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.
•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 you will 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 me at the below email address. Gina Gallo Reinhard ginagallo@bristolk12.org
Grey Fox Tutors offers several different free online professional development workshops for Latin teachers, including Conversational Latin, Latin Reading Group, and Technology and Latin. The weekly schedule is:

  • Tuesdays 8-9 PM Eastern: Conversational Latin Workshop.
    Thursdays 6-7 PM Eastern: Latin Reading Group or Latin and Technology.
    Saturdays 10-11 AM Eastern: Conversational Latin Workshop.
  • These classes are open to all current, former, or prospective Latin teachers, and they are held online through Skype. Teachers can start at any time. To register for any of our Workshops, please email professionaldevelopment@greyfoxtutors.com.

The CANE News page is a convenient resource listing events sponsored by CANE, conferences in New England, other calendars and events listings, recurrent spoken Latin Meetups and Conventicula, courses and degree programs, fellowships and scholarships, and a link to the jobs page.
•Links to the New England states’ classical associations: NH, VT, ME, MA, RI, CT.

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