Sunday, July 14, 2019

STILL NEEDED: Full Time Latin Teacher Position in Skaneateles, NY

UPDATE: The Skaneateles Central School District is STILL seeking a uniquely qualified and experienced individual to join our high school world language team.  Successful applicants for this probationary position will bring experiences beyond the classroom to this position and must be NYS certified in Latin.  The assignment will start on or around September 3, 2019.  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit all information by July 1, 2019 via the OLAS portal.

Monday, July 1, 2019

Online Companion to the Worlds of Roman Women

The Online Companion to the Worlds of Roman Women has a new web home!  The Women’s Classical Caucus (wccaucus.org) now hosts the Companion website, (feminaeromanae.org) through a link from the WCC homepage. As part of its mission “to incorporate feminist and gender-informed perspectives in the study and teaching of all aspects of ancient Mediterranean cultures, particularly the study of women in classical antiquity,” the WCC is delighted to be able to support this worthwhile project. 

This user-friendly website is designed to engage Latin readers at all levels with Roman women through a wide variety of un-adapted Latin texts, essays, and images spanning the years from the early Republic to the late Empire. Companion provides a variety of instructional resources, including an annotated bibliography of print and hyperlinked Internet publications, course syllabi, lessons, classroom activities, and selected online resources to support reading and research.  Each of the ten thematic “Worlds” presents annotated texts with accompanying essays, images of Roman women, and pertinent ancient artifacts.  Each text offers hyperlinked glosses supplying lexical, rhetorical, poetic and syntactic commentary. Contributors of the texts and resources include Latin teachers and students engaged in all levels of education in the United States and abroad.

 The Companion’s co-editors, Professors Ann Raia and Judith Sebesta, are very grateful to the WCC for its enthusiastic support for the transfer of this free resource for the study of Roman women.

Saturday, June 22, 2019

56th Annual CAES Institute, Oct. 25-26th

On behalf of the CAES program committee and board of directors, I am writing to invite you to the 56th Annual CAES Institute, Oct. 25-26th, hosted by the University at Albany. Our keynote speaker is Dr. Jason Pedicone, the co-founder and president of the Paideia Institute.  You will find attached an announcement letter, with further details about the conference, from our president Charlie Giglio.

Registration for the Institute is currently open online: https://www.caesny.org/p/registration.html
The program committee is also welcoming proposals for workshops and presentations. Please submit your information, no later than July 15: https://www.caesny.org/p/submit-workshop-proposal.html
We hope that you will consider both attending and presenting at the Institute this year. Last year's conference was a great success, and we hope to build on that momentum going into this year's gathering...

In the meantime, have a wonderful summer and thank you for all that you do in nurturing and promoting the field of Classics in NYS. We hope to see you all at the Institute in the Fall.


Warmest Regards,

Sara Watkins

Program Co-Chair

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Full Time Latin Teacher Position in Skaneateles, NY

The Skaneateles Central School District is seeking a uniquely qualified and experienced individual to join our high school world language team.  Successful applicants for this probationary position will bring experiences beyond the classroom to this position and must be NYS certified in Latin.  The assignment will start on or around September 3, 2019.  Interested applicants are encouraged to submit all information by July 1, 2019 via the OLAS portal.

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

CAWNY Updates

CAWNY, the Classical Association of Western New York, reminds you to register for the annual CAWNY Banquet by emailing Patrick Neveu directly today or tomorrow and sending your check with this invitation. Please share with colleagues and bring a friend! All are welcome. David Pellegrino promises to deliver an enlightening presentation on the process behind writing his own classroom textbook.

Those who might not have received a copy of the Checkpoint A and B exams should check your membership status and e-mail Catherine Nicastro or Brian Serwicki directly.