Tuesday, November 04, 2008

Dickinson College Latin Workshops

Two upcoming Latin workshops at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania have been announced.

Dickinson Latin Workshop: Roman Myth

Saturday, February 21 , 2009, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Presented by Stephen Heyworth, Fellow and Tutor in Classics,
Wadham College, Oxford University
Dickinson College, Tome 115, Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA

Details: Prof. Heyworth is an authority on Latin poetry, especially Propertius and Ovid. He is currently working on Ovid's Fasti, and will share his thoughts on Roman myth in a three hour workshop, with ample time for questions and discussion. Lunch will be provided. The workshop is intended for teachers of Latin, but please pass this along to teachers of other subjects who might be interested.

The workshop is free of charge, but pre-registration is required so that materials can be sent in advance. For further details, including directions and pre-registration, please visit the Dickinson College Department of Classics website at http://www.dickinson.edu/departments/clst/teacher.html

Summer Latin Workshop at Dickinson College - July 12-17, 2009
Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Application Deadline: May 1, 2009
Tuition: $300 (due June 4, 2009)

This year we will read Cicero's meditation on the Roman constitution, De re publica, in the edition of James Zetzel.

Tuition includes housing (consisting of single or double accommodations in college-owned houses), all meals, and access to Dickinson facilities, including library and gym. Participants are responsible for their own travel and book expenses.

Faculty: Christopher Francese, Associate Professor of Classics, Dickinson College; Meghan Reedy, Assistant Professor of Classical Studies, Dickinson College.

Further details, including how to apply for the course, are available at the Dickinson College Department of Classics Website at http://www.dickinson.edu/departments/clst/teacher.html.