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Roman Excavation Invites Applicants from Eta Sigma Phi

Roman Excavation Invites Applicants from Eta Sigma Phi

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A new field school to open this summer in the Horrea Agrippiana invites applications from members of Eta Sigma Phi.   The school is open to American students, graduates and undergraduates, with no prior excavation experience.  The announcement follows: Come ti avevo accennato a voce ti invio ufficialmente il progetto…

Blue Hens are Back!

Blue Hens are Back!

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The Delta Tau chapter at the University of Delaware recently reactivated by inducting new members on March 3 at a ceremony on campus.  New members are Aubrey Eve Arnold, Nicole Gregory, Kyle Kreider, Kaitlyn Lawrence, Shae Parks, Naomi Major and Jessica Sugarman.  Kate Huffman, Jennifer L. Philbin and Nicholas Ustaski will…

Convention Deadlines Looming

Convention Deadlines Looming

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Salvete/χαίρετε! The deadline for reservations at the convention hotel (AmericInn Monmouth) is Monday, March 14.  There is another event in the hotel the weekend of the convention (4/1-4/3), and few other lodging options in the city of Monmouth. The deadline for registration for the convention is Sunday, March 20.  After…

Upcoming Deadlines

Upcoming Deadlines

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Salvete/χαίρετε!  Application deadlines for various opportunities for members are approaching. February 5:  Deadline for submission of papers for the 2017 undergraduate research panel at the annual meeting of the Society of Classical Studies February 15:  Deadline for applications for summer travel-study scholarships to the American Academy at Rome, the American…

National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week

National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week

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National Latin Teacher Recruitment Week is fast approaching (March 7-11).   We need more teachers ready to take up the charge, as we know from the article which Ronnie Ancona and Kathleen Durkin wrote for Amphora: https://classicalstudies.org/amphora/there-shortage-certified-latin-teachers-please-spread-word-0.  There are many resources to be found at http://www.promotelatin.org/nltrw, including a mini-grant application.  Grants of up to $200…

Convention Materials Now Available

Convention Materials Now Available

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Registration is now open for the 88th Annual Convention hosted by the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Monmouth College.  You can find details about lodging, registration, and convention activities on the Convention page.  Please join us April 1-3 in Monmouth; March 14 is the cut-off for timely hotel reservations and March…

Are You Going to San Francisco?

Are You Going to San Francisco?

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ΗΣΦ at the SCS/AIA Panel sponsored by ΗΣΦ: The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students, Saturday (1/9), 2:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Sheraton Golden Gate 2. Reception for members, advisers, and other interested parties on Friday evening (1/8) from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the Union Square 16 of…

Fall 2015 Nuntius

Fall 2015 Nuntius

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Hey, Cicero, I will not even mention that the latest edition of Nuntius is now available on the ΗΣΦ website. Included in this issue are the mores of the 87th annual convention in New Jersey and exciting announcements of tempora to come. Just follow this link: Nuntius 89-2. Five printed…

Mentoring Program in California

Mentoring Program in California

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Starting a new Latin position in California? Here is a new resource for you! The new California Latin Teacher Mentoring Project has now posted an online link, hosted by California Classical Association South at ccasouth.org.  This link will offer a place for any new Latin teacher working in California to…

Jeremiah Weigert, Megas Grammateus

Jeremiah Weigert, Megas Grammateus

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Jeremiah Dane Weigert was born in a valley of fresh hewn corn from the mid-fall harvest near a little town called Fairfield. He grew, strengthened by the muddy water of the banks of the Skunk River. Weigert began to study the Latin language in order that he might read ancient…