Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 10.7 (2004 03 16)
Editors/Redacteurs: J. W. Geyssen & J. S. Murray   (University of New Brunswick)    <

Published by the Classical Association of Canada/ Publié par la société canadienne des études classiques

President: Catherine Rubincam (University of Toronto at Mississauga) <>
Secretary/Secretaire: Patrick Baker (Université Laval) <>
Treasurer/Tresorier: Craig Cooper (University of Winnipeg) <>
  Contents of CCB/BCEA 10.7 (2004 03 16)                                           Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Positions Available
                    (McMaster, Waterloo)
        2. Calls for Papers

Positions Available
From: Carmen Camilleri
12-month contractually limited appointment
in the area of Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization

The Department of Classics at McMaster University invites applications for a 12-month contractually limited appointment in the area of Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization at the Assistant Professor level to commence July 1, 2004. The salary floor at the rank of Assistant Professor as of July 1, 2004 will be  $49,861. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in Classics or near completion with teaching experience in relevant courses. The successful candidate will be expected to teach 6 three-unit undergraduate courses in Greek, Latin, and Classical Civilization. Applicants should send a letter of application, together with a curriculum vitae to:
Dr. Howard Jones, Chair,
Department of Classics, McMaster University,
1280 Main Street West, Hamilton, Ontario L8S 4M2, Canada
(Fax: 905-577-6930).

Applications must be received by April 15, 2004, and applicants should arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to reach the department by the same date.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and Permanent Residents will be given priority. McMaster University is strongly committed to employment equity within its community, and to recruiting a diverse faculty and staff. The University encourages applications from all qualified candidates, including women, members of visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, members of sexual minorities, and persons with disabilities.

From: Leonard Curchin
Tenure-track position in Classical Studies

Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Classical Studies, beginning on or after January 1, 2005 (start date is negotiable). The successful candidate will have a PhD in Classical Studies in hand or close to completion, and an ability to teach a variety of courses in classical civilizations and languages, and in particular, art and archaeology. Applicants should also have the ability to apply computer-related technology to teaching and research. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Consideration of applications will begin September 15, 2004. Please send curriculum vitae and supporting documents (graduate transcripts, course evaluations) and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. L.A. Curchin, Chair, Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1 <>. Candidates who applied for a position in this department in the fall of 2003 may request that their file be reactivated.

For more information on the department, please visit our website at

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities.

Calls for Papers

CACW-CAPN Joint Conference 2005
Call For Papers

(Ir)rationality in Antiquity

The Classical Association of the Canadian West and the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest will be holding a Joint Annual Meeting in Victoria, British Columbia on Friday, February 18 and Saturday, February 19, 2005. Laurel Bowman and Gregory Rowe of the University of Victoria are the conference organizers.

The theme of this conference is "(Ir)rationality in Antiquity": the exploration of the rational and the irrational in the Greek and Roman world - as practices, as discourses, and as ancient and modern conceptual categories. Possible topics for sessions include - but are not limited to - maps and itineraries (geographic and mythical), myth and history, myth and philosophy, 'magic' and 'religion', oracles and divination, madness and inspiration, and technical and scientific literature. Papers are particularly encouraged on topics related to this theme. Submissions are invited, however, on all subjects of special interest to classicists. The organizers also welcome organized panels.

Abstracts of 100-150 words and a brief CV can be submitted online at the conference website,

The deadline for submission is APRIL 15, 2004. (This date will allow the organizers to submit a SSHRC grant proposal for the conference). Papers should not be more than 15-20 minutes in length.

Abstracts of papers presented will be published on the conference website. Detailed information regarding the conference schedule and accommodations
will also be made available on the website in the fall of 2004.

The organizers can be contacted at <> or at CACWCAPN Conference, c/o Department of Greek and Roman Studies, University of Victoria, P.O. Box 3045, Victoria B.C. CANADA V8W 3P4.

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