Annual Institute

55th Annual Institute

October 26-27, 2018
Skidmore College
Saratoga Springs, NY

The CAES board is pleased to announce that the 55th Annual Institute will be held at Skidmore College on Friday and Saturday, October 26-27, 2018. This year's theme is Omnia mutantur nos et mutamur in illis.

Daniel Gallagher of Cornell University will be giving a keynote address titled, "From Taedium to Studium, from Negotium to Otium: My Voyage Across the Sea of Latin."

You may now register and pay for the conference online. The registration deadline is Friday October 12.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

If this is your first conference, you may be eligible for the Donna Cadwell Scholarship, which would substantially defray expenses incurred at the Institute. Also, the Joseph A. Crisafulli Scholarship is available to cover the cost of registration. Applications for both are due September 15. 

Lodging & Travel
The Amtrak station in Saratoga Springs is just over two miles from the campus, and a limited number of rooms are available for $175 per night at the Embassy Suites, 86 Congress St., Saratoga Springs, NY (518-290-9090).

Our keynote speaker will be Daniel Gallagher of Cornell University. Formerly the Latin secretary to Popes Benedict and Francis, Professor Gallagher will discuss how his predecessor at the Vatican, renowned Latinist Fr. Reginald Foster, influenced his approach to teaching Latin. In addition, he will offer two workshops.

Friday, October 26, 2018
9:30-12:00 CAES Board Meeting

12:00-1:00 pm Registration

1:00-1:45 pm Session A

  • Amy Oh, Skidmore College, “From Periphery to Center: A Spotlight on Late Latin 
  • Authors”

    2:00-3:00 pm Session B

  • Dr. Michael Johnson, SUNY Buffalo State, “Braving the Phainomena: Exploring 
  • Visual Structures in the Classical Mythology Classroom” (2:00-2:15 and 2:45-3:00 pm)

  • Andrea Weiskopf, National Mythology Exam Chairperson and Latin teacher from 
  • Northern Virginia, “ Make No Myth-take” (2:15-2:45 pm)

    3:15-4:00 pm Session C

  • Dr. Marianthe Colakis, Townsend Harris High School, “Academic Conversations in 
  • the Latin Classroom”

    4:15-5:00 pm Session D

  • Dr. Michael Arnush, Associate Professor and Chair of Classics, Skidmore College, 
  • “The Notorious RPG: Designing Role-Playing Games for the Latin Classroom”

    6:00-7:00 pm President’s Reception

    7:00-9:00 pm Banquet and Keynote

  • Daniel Gallagher, Ralph and Jeanne Kanders Associate Professor of the Practice in Latin, Cornell University, “ From Taedium to Studium, from Negotium to Otium: My Voyage Across the Sea of Latin”

  • Saturday, October 27, 2018
    7:30-9:00 am Breakfast

    8:00-8:45 am Session E

  • Elthea Sadlon, Saratoga Springs High School, “Variations on a Theme for Translating in Class"

  • 9:00-9:45 am Session F

  • Dr. Emerson Stevens, “What Can Nietzsche Teach about Teaching the Classics: A 
  • Pedagogy for All and for None”

    10:00-10:45 am Session G

  • Daniel Gallagher, Cornell University, “Conversational Latin: It’s not what you think 
  • it is”

    11:00-11:45 am Session H

  • Daniel Gallagher, Cornell University, “Ossa: The Bones of Latin”

  • 12:00-1:15 pm Lunch & CAES Business Meeting

    1:15-1:45 pm Session I

  • Brian Serwicki, East Aurora High School, “Approaching Vergil and Caesar and the 
  • AP Latin Syllabus”

    1:45-2:15 pm Session J

  • Kathleen De Riesthal and Michael DeSalvo, Stony Brook University, “Linguistics in 
  • the Latin Classroom”

    2:30-3:30pm Session K

  • Kitrina Finlayson, ATLAS Regional Organization, “Planning a Regional Latinalia” 
  • (2:30-3:00 pm)

  • Kristen Griswold, Shenendehowa Middle School, “Reflections on a Year of Change" (3:00-3:30 pm)

  • 3:30-5:00 pm CAES Board Meeting