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Deadlines for 89th Convention Imminent

Deadlines for 89th Convention Imminent

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Tempus, sicut lepus saltans, fugit. Deadlines for the 89th Annual Convention in Ann Arbor, MI are fast approaching. The cut-off for the best rate at the Kensington Hotel is Saturday, February 25. The deadline for timely registration is March 10.  Registrations received after March 10 will be assessed a penalty…

Bruins Join Eta Sigma Phi

Bruins Join Eta Sigma Phi

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Eta Sigma Phi welcomed its 239th chapter this January. The Iota Psi chapter at the University of California, Los Angeles completed its first induction ceremony on January 20th , inducting nine active members: Elizabeth Battey, Harold Francisco, John Ladouceur, Maxwell Mommsen, Rafael Moreno, Monica Pan, Michael Penny, Chris Sanders, and Elizabeth…

Call for Papers: Society for Classical Studies 2018

Call for Papers: Society for Classical Studies 2018

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The Next Generation: Papers by Undergraduate Classics Students A Panel Sponsored by Eta Sigma Phi for the 2018 Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies January 4-7, 2018 Boston, Massachusetts             Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for classical studies, invites papers from undergraduate members of the SCS. …

International Society for Archaeology Announces Field School

International Society for Archaeology Announces Field School

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The International Society for Archaeology, Art, and Architecture of Rome announces an opportunity for students to learn and develop basic skills in stratigraphic excavation of a complex and previously un-explored site at the base of the Palatine Hill. Located in the Horrea Agrippiana section of the Roman Forum, at the base of the…

O Canada, Maiorum Patria, Cui Frons Perenni Lauro…

O Canada, Maiorum Patria, Cui Frons Perenni Lauro…

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Eta Sigma Phi was well represented at the 148th meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in Toronto, Ontario, January 5-8. The society sponsored its seventh panel of undergraduate research “The Next Generation.” Prof. Antonios Augoustakis of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Chair of the Board of Trustees…

Alpha Upsilon Alumna Soars at NASA

Alpha Upsilon Alumna Soars at NASA

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Erica Meszaros, a member of the Alpa Upsilon chapter at the College of Wooster, has gone on to use her classics education to work for NASA.  She was inducted into the society in 2006, served as Hyparchos during the 2007-2008 academic year, and Prytanis in 2008-2009. Her undergraduate studies focused on…

Call for Papers: 89th Annual Convention

Call for Papers:  89th Annual Convention

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Undergraduate members of Eta Sigma Phi are invited to submit papers for consideration for presentation at the convention on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the University of Michigan. Creative works and artistic performances (musical, dramatic, etc.) may be proposed in lieu of a paper. The papers will be reviewed anonymously,…

Deadline Approaches for Submissions to Philomathes

Deadline Approaches for Submissions to Philomathes

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Austin Peay State University is pleased to announce the launch of Philomathes: A Journal of Undergraduate Research in Classics.  This on-line journal will publish original research projects carried out by undergraduate students in any area of Classics.  Undergraduate research has become a prime component of university study in Classics, but…

Alexandra Howell, Megale Hyparchos

Alexandra Howell, Megale Hyparchos

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Salvete omnes! My name is Alexandra Howell, and I am the 2016-2017 Megale Hyparchos. I was born and raised in New Orleans where I fell in love with the classics over nine years ago in my first Latin class. After high school, I made the trek up the Mississippi to attend…

Emma Vanderpool, Megale Prytanis

Emma Vanderpool, Megale Prytanis

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SALVETE ET KAI XAIPETE! My name is Emma Vanderpool. I hail from Frankfort, Illinois, and I am a rising senior at Monmouth College and President of the Gamma Omicron Chapter. Having served as Megale Hyparchos this past year, I am honored to have been elected as your Megale Prytanis for…