CANE Membership

At the executive meeting of the MCA today, we discussed the benefits of CANE membership. If you haven’t already joined CANE, you’re missing out on a whole lot. Here are some of the benefits: Access to JSTOR Access to the Loeb Classical Library online Ability to apply for grants and scholarships Chance to attend the CANE meeting Ability to participate… Read more →

Religion Before Religion

Along with the MCA meeting this Saturday at Bowdoin, there is also a conference being held called Religion Before “Religion”. There is an afternoon session which those attending the MCA conference will be able to attend after our own wraps up. For more information, check out this link for Religion Before “Religion”. Read more →

Maineclassics.org Migration

No, this website isn’t headed south for the winter. Instead, I have had to move this site to a much more stable server host. However, with any migration, problems and bugs will arise. If you see anything that doesn’t seem to work as well as you think it should, please be vocal and let me know by sending an email… Read more →

ASCSA NEH Fellowships 2016

American School of Classical Studies at Athens NEH FELLOWSHIPS Deadline: October 31 Founded in 1881, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) is the most significant resource in Greece for American scholars in the fields of Greek language, literature, history, archaeology, philosophy, and art, from pre-Hellenic times to the present. It offers two major research libraries: the Blegen,… Read more →

MCA Fall Meeting 2016

The MCA Fall Meeting registration for October 15 has begun. Poetry, Politics, and Palmyra. We will be hosted by Bowdoin College in Sills Hall. Hamish Cameron from Bates College will start the meeting off by talking about Palmyra, a city in the news recently. Then Jennifer Clarke Kosak of Bowdoin will present about poetic genres in the Odyssey, before Mike Nerdahl wraps up with a… Read more →

Individual Academic Sweeps Spring 2016

Students at the Spring Convention take upwards of seven tests on the topics of Latin grammar, Latin vocabulary and derivatives, reading comprehension, mythology, Roman history, and culture. Ties are broken by highest scores on individual tests. Sadie Allen, Camden Hills, 28 points Patrick Beacham, Camden Hills, 24 points Emily Elwell, Nokomis, 21 points Rebecca Cox, Camden Hills, 21 points Mariah Gould, Nokomis, 20 points Abby Elkins, Hampden… Read more →