Category: MCA News

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 →

MCA Spring 2018 Meeting

The MCA Spring Meeting will be held at Hampden Academy in Hampden on Saturday morning, April 28, starting at 9:30 am. Come 30 minutes early for breakfast and and conversation. The theme for the meeting is Branching Out and New Horizons, featuring presentations by Abi Buglass, Seth Metcalf, Susan Strickland, and Marilee Osier. It’s a packed meeting with a lot of awesome stuff.… Read more →

AP Latin in Standish

Long time Maine Classicist Jill Crooker will be hosting a workshop at St. Joseph’s College in Standish this summer, July 15-20, for AP Latin teachers. Click here for more information and Jill’s contact info, if you’re interested. Oh, and you get some lobster! In 2013 there was the first administration of what was then called “the new AP Latin”. We… Read more →

Latin Position at Nokomis

While I was poking around on serving schools earlier today, I noticed that the Nokomis High School Latin position was reposted earlier this month. A posting in the middle of the school year is rare, and so if you know of anyone who would be a good fit for the program (last I knew, this is a full time position),… Read more →