Sunday, November 25, 2012

Paideia Institute - 2013 Living Latin & Greek Programs


THE PAIDEIA INSTITUTE
2013 Programming in Latin and Greek

For more information on all programs, visit www.paideia-institute.org.


LIVING LATIN IN NEW YORK CITY, FEBRUARY 16 – 17, NEW YORK, NY

Living Latin in NYC is a two-day conference on Spoken Latin in the heart of New York City.   The conference will offer opportunities to practice spoken Latin in various contexts under the guidance of expert moderators.  It will also include talks in English on various aspects of spoken Latin including pedagogical methods to incorporate it into the classroom.  No experience speaking Latin is necessary to attend. 



LIVING LATIN IN ROME, JUNE 10 – JULY 12TH, ROME, ITALY

Living Latin in Rome is a five-week immersive experience in Latin literature and language taught in the city of Rome.   This course is inspired by the famous summer course of Reginald Foster and taught by some of his students.  In the morning, participants read selections of Latin literature from all periods of Latinity.  In the afternoons, they visit sites in Rome mentioned in the morning readings.  On site in small groups, participants perform spoken Latin activities designed to connect Latin language and literature with the history and topography of Rome. No experience speaking Latin necessary.


LIVING GREEK IN GREECE, AUGUST 12 – 23, SELIANITIKA, GREECE

Living Greek in Greece is a two-week seminar in spoken Attic Greek.  Participants spend two weeks in an Idyllic garden on the shore of the Gulf of Corinth.  In two ninety-minute sessions a day, participants read and discuss important texts from the Greek canon in Attic Greek.  On the middle weekend of the course, there is an overnight visit to Homeric Ithaca.  No experience speaking Greek necessary.

LIVING LATIN IN ROME (HIGH SCHOOL), JULY 1-13, ROME, ITALY

Living High School Latin is Rome is a two-week spoken Latin program for high-school students.  Students live in a beautiful monastery near the Coliseum.  Each day, students read selections from Latin literature and visit sites in Rome associated with their readings.  On site, they perform spoken Latin activities designed to place their readings in context under the guidance of expert instructors.