Monday, April 4, 2022

CANE Summer Institute 2022

The Classical Association of New England (CANE) invites you to join us on July 11-16 for this year's CANE Summer Institute, "Maiores a(n)d Posteriores: Imagining 'classical antiquity' into the future." For the past several decades, CANE has offered a week-long program of mini-courses, professional development workshops, reading groups, and public lectures in July.

This summer, we are offering access to the institute in two formats: in person at Brown University (room and board options available) and online via CANE Zoom. Participants choose one format when registering. The mini-courses will be offered separately for in-person and online participants; workshops and reading groups will accommodate participants in both formats; public lectures will be in-person and live-streamed simultaneously.

For information about this year's offerings, including descriptions of our mini-courses, professional development workshops, reading groups, and public lectures, please visit to link to the full program information and online registration option.

Just a few of this year's 14 exciting mini-courses:
Entering and Exploring the Worlds of Heliodorus’ Aethiopica
Kelly Dugan, Trinity College
The Metamorphoses of “Classics”: From British-American White Supremacy to Modern Multiracial Community
Serena S. Witzke, Wesleyan University (online only)
Queer and Feminist Receptions of Homer’s Iliad
Daniel Libatique, College of the Holy Cross
Fatherland Fantasies/Fantasy Fatherlands: Constructing “Classical Antiquity” in Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy
Susan Curry, University of New Hampshire
Discourses of Dissent: Ancient and Modern
Dominic Machado, College of the Holy Cross (online only)

Regular registration for the CANE Summer Institute runs through June 1 (late registration will be available for an additional fee through June 15). Space is limited, so put down your deposit now to secure your spot! Questions? Please contact Meredith Safran, CSI Director, at <>.

Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Hellenic Museum Summer School in January


This January, Australia's Hellenic Museum will offer four short courses - online and in person - exploring different aspects of Greek and Roman history and society. The courses will explore colonisation and empires in the ancient Adriatic, the home life of the ancient Greeks and Romans, understanding Greek theatre and the development of church architecture.

All courses will be presented by Dr Christopher Gribbin, a public historian and Adjunct Lecturer at La Trobe University. The courses are delivered in an entertaining and informative way and can be a valuable experience for teachers or anyone looking to engage with ancient literature and society.

The Summer School will run from 9-13 January 2022 (US time).

For more details, go to or contact

Tuesday, November 2, 2021

Maternity Leave Job Opening: New Hartford, NY

The New Hartford, NY school district is seeking a maternity leave replacement from November 22 - January 31st. The position includes teaching Latin 1, Latin 3, and Introduction to French on a block schedule. The French teacher will be sharing the lesson plans to guide the guest teacher. The Assistant Superintendent is Allen Hyde and the department chair and union president is Natasha Homa and they can be contacted at these email addresses: & 

Sunday, October 3, 2021

CAES Annual Institute Registration

Due to a variety of circumstances and challenges, this year's institute will feature only a key note speaker. CAES is happy to announce that Kathleen de Riesthal of Stony Brook University will present on Teaching Roman Medicine. Her presentation will begin at 3pm on Friday, October 15. The presentation will be followed by the annual board meeting and officer elections. The CAES Board of Directors will meet following the annual board meeting.

Registration is FREE. Please register here ASAP! CTLE Credit hours are available.

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Spectacular Dead: A Lecture at Union College

The Union College Department of Classics has announced their 2021 Christina Elliott Sorum Memorial Lecture. Mario Erasmo, Professor of Classics at the University of Georgia will present the lecture titled "The Spectacular Dead: Staging and Viewing Ancient Roman Corpses." The public is welcome and invited to attend on Thursday, September 30, at 5:30 PM in the Olin building room 115 on Union College's Schenectady campus. 

Please note that due to Union College rules, all guests must be vaccinated and wearing a mask to attend this lecture.