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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…

Who’s Coming to the 90th Annual Convention?

Who’s Coming to the 90th Annual Convention?

The following chapters will be represented at the annual convention March 23-25 in Carlisle, PA: Beta Iota at Wake Forest University, Beta Psi at Rhodes College, Gamma Omicron at Monmouth College, Delta Chi at St. Olaf College, Epsilon at the University of Iowa, Zeta Beta at Temple University, Zeta Nu at the University of Maryland, Eta Delta…

Hotel Reservation Deadline Extended Until March 2

Hotel Reservation Deadline Extended Until March 2

Eta Sigma Phi, with the help of the local committee, has reserved a block of rooms at Comfort Suites Carlisle for the conference.  The hotel is located at 10 South Hanover Street, Carlisle, PA 17013–within four blocks of Dickinson College.  The group rate is $106 per night.  Reservations must be made…

Registration Opens for the 2018 Convention

Registration Opens for the 2018 Convention

Registration is now open for the 2018 Convention of the society to be held March 23-25 in Carlisle, PA at the invitation of the ΔΘ chapter of Dickinson College. Registration must be completed by March 9 to avoid late penalties.  Hotel reservation must be made by March 2 to secure a…

2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards

2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards

Eta Sigma Phi is pleased to announce the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award winners:  Profs. Judith P. Hallett of the University of Maryland at College Park and Hans-Friedrich Mueller of Union College.  Prof. Hallett, a specialist in Latin literature as well as gender, sexuality, and the family in Greek and Roman…

Call for Papers: 90th Annual Convention

Call for Papers:  90th Annual Convention

Undergraduate members of Eta Sigma Phi are invited to submit papers for consideration for presentation at the convention on Saturday March 24, 2018 at Dickinson College in Carlisle, PA. Creative works and artistic performances (musical, dramatic, etc.) may be proposed in lieu of a paper. The papers will be reviewed…

T-shirts Through the Years

T-shirts Through the Years

Emerita Chair of the Board of Trustees, Martha Davis, has graciously donated an assortment of old Eta Sigma Phi t-shirts, many of which are from past annual conventions. As Advisor to the Zeta Beta chapter at Temple University, Professor Davis is well known for her enthusiastic involvement in our annual…

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