Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 10.12 (2004 08 16)
Editors/Redacteurs: J. W. Geyssen (University of New
Brunswick) & J. R. Porter (University of Saskatchewan) <email@example.com>
Published by the Classical Association of Canada/
Publié par la société canadienne
des études classiques
President: Martin Cropp (University of Calgary)
Secretary/Secretaire: Patrick Baker
(Université Laval) <Patrick.Baker@hst.ulaval.ca>
Annabel Robinson (University of Regina) <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Martin Cropp
Classical Association of Canada (CAC): Annual Meeting, 2005
Société Canadienne des Études Classiques (SCÉC): Congrès annuel, 2005
The CAC's next annual meeting will take place on May 12-14, 2005 at the
Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. Accommodation has been reserved at the
Centre for the nights of May 11-14. Scholars and graduate students in all
areas of classical studies are warmly invited to attend and offer
contributions to a programme which is traditionally wide-ranging.
call for papers will be published in September (deadline 10 Jan. 2005).
Registrations for both conference and accommodation will open in January.
All information will be posted on the conference website
may be addressed to Professor M. J. Cropp (University of Calgary:
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Le prochain congrès annuel de la SCEC aura lieu le 12-14 Mai, 2005 au Banff
Centre B Banff, Alberta. Des chambres sont réservées au Centre pour les
nuits du 11 au 14 mai. Erudit(e)s et étudiant(e)s dans tous les domaines des
études classiques sont vivement invité(e)s d' assister au congrès et d' offrir
leurs contributions d' un programme traditionellement divers.
Une demande de
participation détaillée sera publiée en septembre (date limite: 10 janvier,
2005). L'enregistrement pour le congrès et l'hébergement commencera en
Vous pouvez trouver tous les renseignements au site du congrès
vos questions supplémentaires à M. Martin Cropp (University of Calgary:
From: M. Catherine Bolton
Tenure-track Position in Classics: Greek Studies
The Department of Classics, Modern Languages and Linguistics at Concordia
University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Classics,
Greek Studies. We are seeking applicants with a concentration in one of the
main areas of Classics (Greek archaeology, ancient culture, history or
literature), with a secondary interest in Roman culture. Candidates should
have competence to teach ancient Greek at all levels. Applicants should have
a PhD, proven excellence in teaching, and an active research profile.
Subject to budgetary approval, we anticipate filling this position, normally
at the rank of Assistant Professor, for July 1, 2005. Review of applications
will begin on November 15, 2004 and continue until the position is filled.
Applications should consist of a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae,
copies of recent publications, a statement of teaching and research
interests and objectives and three letters of reference.
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and
permanent residents will be given priority. Concordia University is
committed to employment equity.
From: Mary E. Darlington
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Head Librarian of the Carl W. Blegen Library
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens invites applications and
nominations for the position of Head Librarian of the Carl W. Blegen
Library, a research library for classics and archaeology of the Greek world
located in Athens, Greece. Responsibilities include overseeing research
collection of 87,000 volumes; development, management, maintenance and
preservation of library resources in both print and electronic formats;
guidance and instruction for students, faculty, and visiting scholars in the
use of print and electronic materials; budgeting; managing a staff of four
FTE's, part time staff, and volunteers; working with colleagues at related
research libraries in Greece and abroad; overseeing Library's web presence;
assisting in fundraising; thinking strategically to set future directions
for the Library.
Requirements include ALA-accredited MLS; as a minimum BA in classics or
classical archaeology, MA or PhD preferred; demonstrated skills and
experience in relevant information technology, including its use and
management, and possessing a comprehensive understanding of the
technology-driven information environment; expertise in one of the
disciplines of the Blegen's collection (classics, prehistoric and/or
classical archaeology, history of ancient art); understanding of unique
needs of a graduate research library and familiarity with current issues in
academic librarianship; knowledge of best practices and current trends in
managing academic libraries and serving library constituencies; excellent
communication, computer, organizational, and interpersonal skills. Specific
experience working with Ex Libris' Aleph highly desirable.
The salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include TIAA/CREF,
health coverage, group life insurance, a housing allowance, and relocation
expenses. Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until
the position is filled.
Send a letter of application, a curriculum vitae,
and three letters of reference to Prof. Kevin Clinton, Chair, Committee on
Personnel, American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6 - 8 Charlton
Street, Princeton, NJ 08540-5232 or email application to email@example.com
ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.
From: Claude Eilers
The Fifth E. T. Salmon Conference:
Diplomats and Diplomacy in the Roman World
Sheila Ager, University of Waterloo
Clifford Ando, University of Southern California
Corey Brennan, Rutgers University
Rudolph Haensch, University of Cologne
Werner Eck, University of Cologne
Jean-Louis Ferrary, University of Paris-I
Martin Jehne, Technical University of Dresden
Christopher Jones, Harvard University
James Rives, York University
Alexander Yakobson, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2004
, 6-8 pm
Welcome Reception - West Room, McMaster Faculty Club
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2004
9:30 Official Welcome: Dr. N. Rahimyeh
, Dean of Humanities, McMaster
9:45 Sheila Ager
, University of Waterloo, "Roman Perspectives on Greek
11:00 M. Jehne
, Technical University of Dresden , "Diplomacy in Italy Before
the Social War"
12:00 Lunch - CIBC Hall
1:30 Alexander Yakobson
, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, "Foreign Policy and
Public Opinion in the Late Republic"
2:30 Corey Brennan
, Rutgers University , "Embassies Gone Wrong"
4:00 Jean-Louis Ferrary
, University of Paris-I, "Après l'ambassade à Rome:
diffusion et application"
- Faculty Club
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2004
9:45 Rudolph Haensch
, University of Cologne , "Not Official, but Permanent:
Roman Presence in Client-States"
11:00 C. Ando
, University of Southern California, "Ambassadors, Aliens, and
the Integrity of the Empire"
12:00 Lunch - Charters restaurant
1:30 James Rives
, York University, "Diplomacy and Identity among Jews and
2:30 Christopher Jones
, Harvard University, "International Diplomacy in the
4:00 Werner Eck
, University of Cologne , "Diplomacy as Part of the
Administrative Process in the Roman Empire"
We would like, in this space, to promote significant achievements (monographs, prestigious fellowships, awards, etc.) of Canadian classicists and students.
Frances Pownall, from the University of Alberta, has recently had her book
Lessons From the Past: The Moral Use of History in Fourth-Century Prose
appear with the University of Michigan Press, 2004.
John Fitch, University of Victoria, has recently had appear volume 2 of his
new Loeb edition of Seneca's tragedies from Harvard University Press. It
contains Oedipus, Agamemnon and Thyestes, plus ps.-Sen. Hercules Oetaeus and
Octavia. (Vol. 1 appeared in 2002.) In addition, Annaeana Tragica: Notes on
the Text of Seneca's Tragedies, which serves as a companion to the Loeb
edition, is due to appear shortly from Brill.
Next regular issue 2004 09 15
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