Announcements

Registration Form Now Available for 2014 OCC Meeting

The registration form for the 2014 Meeting of the OCC (November 14-15 in Cleveland, Ohio) is now available for download.  Please click this link to access the registration form and additional information regarding the meeting.

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Deadline For Charles T. Murphy Scholarship November 15th

This is a reminder that the deadline for the Charles T. Murphy Scholarship for Foreign Travel is November 15th.  Additional information and the application can be found here or by visiting the Scholarship Section of the OCC Webpage (www.ohioclassicalconference.org).

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Kent State Seeks Experienced Latin Teacher to Perform Observations

Kent State is seeking an experienced teacher who is willing to perform observations for a student teacher in Latin in NE Ohio. If you or anyone you know may be interested (particularly someone who is retired and has a flexible schedule), please contact Dr. Rebecca Chism (rlchism@kent.edu). Kent State does offer compensation and mileage reimbursement.

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Vergil Week 2015 Symposium at CWRU: Call for Papers

This year during the annual Vergil Week celebrations (Friday April 24th) on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the Department of Classics will hold a symposium that will focus attention on Book Two of the Aeneid. We seek original scholarship that deals with any aspect of Book Two of Vergil’s Aeneid. Scholars might consider Vergil’s account of the Fall of Troy in comparison with what is known from the Greek Epic cycle or Greek tragedy; or address the issue of Aeneas’s narrative as a story-within-a-story; or examine the authenticity of the Helen passage; or Greco-Roman art as inspiration for episodes within the book; or reception of Book Two in post-Classical literature and art…

Authors are invited to send an abstract and a brief cover letter in pdf by e-mail on or before Friday January 16, 2015 to Professor Timothy Wutrich (trw14@cwru.edu).

Further information and guidelines can be found by clicking here.

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The 11th Annual City Dionysia (co-sponsored by the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities)

The 11th Annual City Dionysia competition will take place on Saturday, November 15, 10:30 AM – noon at CWRU’s Strosacker Auditorium.

The City Dionysia is an opportunity for regional and state high schools to compete for cash prizes via a 15-minute performance of a classical play; the 2014 City Dionysia will feature Euripides’ Medea.

A keynote address will be given on Friday, November 14, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at CWRU Clark 309 by Dr. Mary-Kay Gamel, Professor of Classics, Comparative Literature, and Theatre at University of California Santa Cruz.

Registration information, guidelines, and objectives can be found in this .pdf document.

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