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CAMWS Panels Honors Former Executive Secretary

CAMWS Panels Honors Former Executive Secretary

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Eta Sigma Phi sponsored a panel of papers at the recent meeting of the Southern Section of the Middle West and South.  The five papers were selected by the Program Committee from twenty submitted by undergraduate members.  Kirsten Block, a recent graduate of Hillsdale College and presently a graduate at…

85th Annual Convention Fast Approaches

85th Annual Convention Fast Approaches

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Greetings from the Beta Iota Chapter at Wake Forest University, your host for the 85th Eta Sigma Phi convention. Join us on April 5– 7, 2013, in sunny Winston-Salem, North Carolina, for fun and festivities. Events to look forward to include interesting scholarly presentations, a certamen, the traditional banquet (classical…

Where is Eta Sigma Phi?

Where is Eta Sigma Phi?

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ΗΣΦ is proud to announce the winners of its map contest: 1. Michelle Martinez, Μ, University of Cincinnati 2. Anne Taylor, ΗΔ, Hillsdale College 3. Kimberly Newlan, ΓΟ, Monmouth College 4. Stephen Leavelle, ΒΨ, Rhodes College 5. Lizzy McMahon, ΘΑ, Franklin and Marshall College Congratulations to these Ptolemaic wizards of…

Statement from Brandon Glackin, Megas Grammateus 2012-2013

Statement from Brandon Glackin, Megas Grammateus 2012-2013

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Salvete omnes!  My name is Brandon Glackin, and I have the honor of being the Megas Grammateus for Eta Sigma Phi for the 2012-2013 term.  I have always had an interest in classical history and mythology, though that spark lay as an ember throughout secondary school because of my school’s…

Introducing Kyle Oskvig, Megas Prytanis 2012-13

Introducing Kyle Oskvig, Megas Prytanis 2012-13

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I grew up in the woods of northern Minnesota until age 11, and then in small-town Iowa.  After graduating high school, I stuck it to the Man by doing minimum-wage manual labor for five years and studying on my own every night.  I eventually decided to make studying my day…

Statement from Jordan Dillon, Megas Hyparchos

Statement from Jordan Dillon, Megas Hyparchos

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Salvete! I’m Jordan Dillon, an upcoming sophomore at Truman State (Eta Zeta branch), and your Megas Hyparchos for this year! I took my first Latin class simply out of curiosity my freshman year of high school, and could not have enjoyed it more. We have so much to learn about…

Statement from Hannah Lantz, Megale Chrysophylax

Statement from Hannah Lantz, Megale Chrysophylax

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Chairete!  I’m Hannah Lantz, and I am honored to be your current Megale Chrysophylax.  I’m from Layton, Utah and currently study Classics and Creative Writing at Truman State University.  I’ve been an official part of the Eta Zeta chapter for a little over a year, but classical studies have had…

Eta Sigma Phi at APA 2012

Eta Sigma Phi at APA 2012

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Eta Sigma Phi will sponsor its third undergraduate panel at the 143rd Meeting of the American Philological Association in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 5–8, 2012 (Saturday, January 7, 1:30–3:30 PM, room to be announced). The following papers were elected by an anonymous committee of chapter advisors. “Humility, Humiliation, and Mock-epic: Horace…

Jon Stewart Evokes Ancient Greek History, Philosophy, and Mythology

Jon Stewart Evokes Ancient Greek History, Philosophy, and Mythology

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To explain the current state of the modern Greek economy, with references to Plato, Thucydides, and John Keats Transcribed by the editor, with apologies for any remaining errors.  “Greece, meet me at camera 3. Hey, what’s up. It’s me, Jon. I think I know what your problem is, Greece. Your…