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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…

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…

Letter Writing Campaign

Letter Writing Campaign

According to a professor of Latin at the Aristotle University in Thessaloniki, the Greek Minister of Education is considering eliminating Latin from the high-school curriculum. In hopes of saving Latin from being eliminated, it has been suggested that a letter writing campaign might help! Please talk to your Eta Sigma…

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…

New Undergraduate Research Journal Launched at King’s College

New Undergraduate Research Journal Launched at King’s College

Submissions are now open for Kerberos, King’s College London’s undergraduate classics research journal, at kclkerberos@gmail.com.  Undergraduates as well as recent graduates everywhere may submit any work (university or independent) written during their time as undergraduates. Submissions must relate to classics or classical studies in some way (archeology, classical receptions, ancient history,…

More Powerful than Stentor

More Powerful than Stentor

Issue 92-1 of Nuntius is now available .  Hear about the adventures of last year’s scholarship winners, knitted purple owls, and SCS papers in prose metaphorically louder than the Homeric messenger Stentor! Active chapters of the society will receive five hard copies in the coming weeks.…

Call for Papers: CAMWS Southern Section 2018

Call for Papers:  CAMWS Southern Section 2018

Call for Papers for presentation at the ninety-eighth anniversary meeting of the Southern Section of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South, October 18-20, 2018 in Winston-Salem, NC at the invitation of Wake Forest University Eta Sigma Phi will again sponsor a panel of scholarly papers presented by…

Gamma Sigma to Host Certamen Contest

Gamma Sigma to Host Certamen Contest

The Gamma Sigma chapter at the University of Texas at Austin announces its first annual Texas Intercollegiate Certamen.  Certamen is widely played at the high school level, but there is not really a comparable equivalent for students attending college.  Certamen is a kind of competitive  academic trivia competition about the Roman world.  It includes…

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