Justin Slocum Bailey in Boston

Highly skilled Latinist Justin Slocum Bailey will give a talk at UMass Boston on Wednesday, October 24 from 5-8 pm, entitled, Engaging the Whole Reader: “Active Latin” as a bridge between student and text. This talk is sponsored by the Department of Classics & Religious Studies and CANE. Read more →

Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Society for Classical Studies is announcing an award for K-12 teachers given annually by the Society for Classical Studies: the Award for Excellence in Teaching at the Precollegiate level. The nomination requirements have recently been simplified and the value of the award increased: $500.00 (cash), $200.00 (materials budeget), and plane fare plus two nights in the conference hotel at… Read more →

MCA Fall Meeting – October 13 at Colby

The Maine Classical Association is happy to announce the Fall Meeting, coming up on October 13, 2018, at Colby College. Hamish Cameron of Bates College will present a talk entitled, “Sing, Designer, of the Wrath of Achilles: Ancient World Games as Critical Reading Opportunities,” while Hannah Culik-Baird of Boston University will talk about Lucilius the Satirist. And finally we will conclude with Christopher Welser of… Read more →

CANE Writing Contest 2018

The CANE Writing Contest is now available for students and teachers. Download the guidelines at this link. A brief description is below.   “‘…sed iam felicior aetas terga dedit, tremuloque gradu venit aegra senectus, quae patienda diu est (nam iam mihi saecula septem acta vides): superest, numeros ut pulveris aequem, ter centum messes, ter centum musta videre. Tempus erit, cum… Read more →

Spring 2018 CLAMOR

If you were unable to make it to the MCA Spring Meeting this past weekend, you can still download and read the Spring CLAMOR (gratias optimas, Seth!) at this link here. Check out past CLAMORES at our archive here. Read more →

AP Latin at Taft

Along with her offerings at St. Joseph’s in Standish, Maine, Jill Crooker is offering two courses at Taft School in Connecticut. See below for the descriptions, and learn more from Taft’s own website. Basics of Teaching the AP Latin course – July 8-13 Some of the questions on the Facebook AP Latin Teachers site during the past year were: how to… Read more →