The University of Michigan and The American University of Rome are pleased to announce Inter Versiculos, a week-long workshop in Latin verse composition to be held in Trapani, Sicily July 9 – 16, 2016. The workshop will be led by Dr. David Money, of Cambridge University. For details: http://www.umich.edu/~rclatin/IV2Website/index.html
For this workshop, we seek to assemble an international group of Latinists including undergraduate and graduate students, teachers of Latin at the secondary, collegiate and graduate level, as well as interested amateurs. As the website states: “Open to anyone Latin poetry curious.”
For additional information, please contact:
Gina Soter, PhD
Head of Latin Program at the Residential College
and Lecturer IV in the Department of Classical Studies
The University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI
The City Dionysia, an annual competition held at Case Western Reserve University in which Northern Ohio high school teams present their adaptations of ancient Greek drama, originally scheduled for Saturday 14 November 2015 has been cancelled. The lecture that typically proceeds the event on Friday has also been cancelled. Please join us in 2016 when we hope to reinstate the contest.
Please encourage your Latin students to apply for the Castellano Scholarship at John Carroll University. This is a full-tuition, four-year scholarship offered each year to an entering student who intends to major in classics. Scholarship recipients can add another major in any subject of their choice. For more information on the scholarship and the application process, contact Gwen Compton-Engle at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit http://sites.jcu.edu/language/pages/scholarship-and-awards/castellano-scholarship/.
This is a reminder that the deadline for the Charles T. Murphy Scholarship for Foreign Study in the Summer for Ohio Teachers of Classics is November 1st. Further information and the application can be found in the Scholarship Section of the OCC Webpage.