A Letter from MCA President Ross Shaler

On account of the public health concerns posed by COVID-19, the MCA Executive Board has voted to cancel the MCA Spring Meeting, formerly scheduled for May 2nd. Although the current situation does not permit us to convene physically, the MCA is committed to supporting our state’s Classics community by offering digital resources and professional development opportunities to help mollify the… Read more →

MCA Spring Meeting Notice – May 2, 2020

The Maine Classical Association will hold its Spring Meeting on Saturday, May 2nd at Thornton Academy in Saco. The meeting will begin at 9 am and continue through noon. Breakfast and lunch will be available. The MCA Spring Meeting is geared towards pedagogy in the Classics classroom and will offer opportunities for connecting with colleagues. The meeting program and registration form will follow in… Read more →

SCS Coffin Fellowship for 2020

The deadline for this year’s SCS Coffin Fellowship applications is 5pm EST on February 27. The David D. and Rosemary H. Coffin Fellowship for Travel in Classical Lands is intended to recognize secondary-school teachers of Greek or Latin who are as dedicated to their students as the Coffins themselves by giving them the opportunity to enrich their teaching and their lives through… Read more →

Textbooks at Nokomis

Patty Mullis, Latin teacher at Nokomis, is looking to unload old textbooks for cheap before she moves to their new building with limited space. See below for details: I have extra copies of some of the Ecce Romani series which I would be happy to sell for rock bottom prices. Also, I have a brand new set of 12 Catullus… Read more →

CANE Summer Institute 2020

The CANE Summer Institute for 2020 is entitled “The Empire and the Individual” and runs from July 13-18 at Brown University. For a full list of presenters and courses, check out the brochure at this link. One graduate credit is available through UMass-Boston for attending. CSI is open to everyone interested in the Classics and how the Classics relate to… Read more →

MCA 25th Anniversary Fall Meeting

The Maine Classical Association will be celebrating its silver 25th anniversary on Saturday, October 26th at the beautiful Governor Hill Mansion in Augusta. At this meeting, we will be honoring those who helped the MCA start and grow, while also enjoying several interesting talks on classical themes. Michelle Currie, Colby College, will be giving a talk on Seneca (“Emotion Therapy… Read more →