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Epsilon Sigma at Augustana College

Epsilon Sigma at Augustana College

This year our chapter fostered Classics education for the students of Augustana College. During the week of Homecoming, we hosted our third Olympic Games, which had a successful turn out. This showed the drive and determination that the Classics community has and helped to spread awareness about our organization. At…

Delta Tau at the University of Delaware

Delta Tau at the University of Delaware

The University of Delaware chapter Delta Tau had a lively 2018/2019 academic year promoting Classics throughout the UD community and the greater Delaware area. The initiation ceremony on April 26th was accompanied by guest lectures by Dr. Bernard Frischer (Indiana University Bloomington) speaking on his “Rome Reborn Project,” a 3D…

Diffugere nives

Diffugere nives

Diffugere nives, redeunt iam gramina campis arboribusque comae; mutat terra vices et decrescentia ripas flumina praetereunt; (Horace, Ode 4.7) As the snows depart, even from Northfield, MN, and the grasses return to the fields, administrative changes will come in turn to Eta Sigma Phi.  The term of Executive Secretary David…

Homerathon at the University of Iowa

Homerathon at the University of Iowa

Epsilon chapter at the University of Iowa in conjunction with the University of Iowa Department of Classics will be hosting a 24-hour Homerathon beginning at 5 PM on March 27th, 2019. The event will take place at Kautz Plaza on the University of Iowa campus and will be host to…

Scholarship for Archaeological Fieldwork

Scholarship for Archaeological Fieldwork

Please note the following change of e-mail address for Dr. Ruth Palmer, Chair of the selection committee for the H. R. Butts Scholarship for Archaeological Fieldwork.  Dr. Palmer’s address is palmerr@ohio.edu. All applications for ΗΣΦ summers scholarships are due this Friday, February 15.…

Upcoming Deadlines 2019

Upcoming Deadlines 2019

Salvete/χαίρετε, ὦ φίλοι/amici! Deadlines for a number of opportunities sponsored by the society are fast approaching: February 8:  Deadline for the Special Rate at the Convention Hotel February 10:  Deadline for Submission of Papers for the 2020 Meeting of the SCS February 15:  Deadline for Scholarship Applications February 15:  Deadline…

2019 Convention Information Now Available

2019 Convention Information Now Available

  Information on 91st Annual Convention at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN is now available on the convention page of the website.  The convention will be held from March 22-24.  Hotel reservations are due by February 8,  and the deadline for registration is March 1.…

Call for Papers: 91st Annual Convention

Call for Papers:  91st Annual Convention

Undergraduate members of Eta Sigma Phi are invited to submit papers for consideration for presentation at the convention on Saturday March 23, 2019 at St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Creative works and artistic performances (musical, dramatic, etc.) may be proposed in lieu of a paper. The papers will be…

Call for Papers: 2020 Society for Classical Studies

Call for Papers:  2020 Society for Classical Studies

Eta Sigma Phi, the national honorary society for classical studies, invites papers from undergraduate members of the SCS.  Papers may deal with any aspect of the ancient Greek and Roman world (e.g., literature, art, archaeology, history, religion, philosophy) or with the reception of classical cultures in modern times.  Eta Sigma…

Daniela Rodriguez, Megale Chrysophylax

Daniela Rodriguez, Megale Chrysophylax

Dani Rodriguez is a rising senior at Carthage College in Kenosha, WI right on the gorgeous shores of Lake Michigan. There she majors in Classical Studies with minors in Ancient Greek, Latin, and Political Science. For our Chicagoans, she grew up in Northbrook before planting roots in Palatine (GO PIRATES!).…

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