Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 10.9 (2004 05 21)
Editors/Redacteurs: J. W. Geyssen (University of New Brunswick) & J. R. Porter (University of Saskatchewan)     <

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

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  Contents of CCB/BCEA 10.9 (2004 05 21)                                           Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Job Announcements
                     (Trent University)
        2. Varia
                     (Daimonopylai, University of Peradeniya)

Job Announcements
From: Kathy Axcell


The Department of Ancient History & Classics invites applications for a limited term appointment of nine months at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and teaching experience, to begin September 1, 2004. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach a first-year course (full-year) in classical drama (Greek drama in translation) and two half-year courses in classical civilization on Women in the Greek/Roman World (second year) in Peterborough. The candidate will be asked to assist with one other course within the Department which may include a classical drama course at the Oshawa campus.

Applicants, who should demonstrate both good teaching ability and potential as scholars, should have a Ph.D. or be very near completion and should address their applications to:

Professor Ian Storey, Acting Chair
Department of Ancient History & Classics
Lady Eaton College
Trent University
Peterborough, ON   K9J 7B8
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FAX 705-748-1131

Candidates should send a letter of application and their c.v., and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the above address; dossiers would be helpful in accelerating the process of selection. The deadline for applications is June 4, 2004.

Trent University is an employment equity employer, and especially invites applications from women, Aboriginal persons, visible minorities and disabled persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

From: Centre for Hellenic Civilization (University of Manitoba)

Daimonopylai: Essays in Classics and the Classical Tradition Presented to Edmund G Berry

We would like to announce a new publication of the Centre for Hellenic Civilization at the University of Manitoba. The book is a Festschrift dedicated to our former Department head and Professor Emeritus, and is entitled Daimonopylai: Essays in Classics and the Classical Tradition Presented to Edmund G Berry. There are 34 essays in the volume, each by a different scholar with a connection to Manitoba. Table of contents and ordering information follow.

1. Dancing at the Spirit Gates: A Mithraic Ritual Recovered from Proclus (in Remp. 2.128.26ff. Kroll)
Roger Beck

2. The Crucifixion of the Poet: Catullus and Eldridge Cleaver
David F. Bright

3. Vir Magnus ac Memorabilis Fuit: Livy on the Death of Cicero
James T. Chlup

4. "The Appearance of History": Making Some Sense of Plutarch
Craig Cooper

5. An Early Bronze Age Findgroup from Eleusis
Michael B. Cosmopoulos

6. Eros, Eloquence and Entomo-psychology in Plato's Phaedrus
Rory Egan

7. Bis Grauidae Pecudes: Vergil, Georgics 2.150 and Genesis 31:7-8
Michael Fox

8. Epictetus as Therapist
John J. Gahan

9. Words Without a Song: The Challenge of Carmina Burana 62
Robert Glendinning

10. Iovis Ira: Allusion and the Relegation of Ovid
Robert D. Gold

11. The Literate Revolution in Greece and its Canadian Causes: Eric Havelock and Harold Innis
Mark Golden

12. Self-Fashioning in the Classical Tradition: Ronsard's "De l'Élection de son sépulcre"
Alex L. Gordon

13. Textual Criticism of Classical Texts in Erasmus' Adagia
John N. Grant

14. Erasmus and More, Jaeger and Berry: The Renaissance Model for a Humanist
DeLloyd J. Guth

15. Techne and Theia Moira in Plato's Ion
John P. Harris

16. Christians, "Schools" and Greek Literacy
Ian H. Henderson

17. Centaurs in Love: An Old Man's Memory
Ben Hijmans

18. The Language and Style of the Old Oligarch
Mark Joyal

19. Nothing to do with Mendaian Amphoras? Athenaeus 11.784C
Mark Lawall

20. Similarities in Generic Variations in Euripides' Ion and Sophocles' Philoctetes
Brad Levett

21. Mythmaking and the Construction of the Feminine in Sappho and Eavan Boland
Kristin Lord

22. Dido's Court Philosopher
Alexander G. McKay

23. Manitoba, "Daimonopylai"
David H. Pentland

24. Biblical Remnants in Hebrew, Greek, Latin, and Old English
Phyllis Portnoy

25. Longing for Victory: The Erotic Coercion of Victoria
Pauline Ripat

26. Politics and Personalities in Classical Thebes
Albert Schachter

27. Dancing and Dying: The Display of Elephants in Ancient Roman Arenas
Jo-Ann Shelton

28. City Slicker versus Country Bumpkin: Farmers in the Acharnians of Aristophanes and the Dyskolos of Menander
Carol E. Steer

29. Circulus, Triangulus, Epidonicus: Geometrical Difficulties with Latin Lexicography
Wesley M. Stevens

30. Archaeological Evidence for Food Offerings in the Graves of Roman North Africa
Lea Stirling

31. Roman Drinking Silver: Terms, Forms, and Functions: Some Notes
John Tamm

32. Euclid's Non-Euclidean Geometry
R.S.D. Thomas

33. Gladiator Representations on Egyptian Lamps in Vancouver
Hector Williams

34. The Legend of Constantine the Relic-Provider
John Wortley

Daimonopylai Ordering Information

Price: $30 Cdn for domestic orders, $30 US for American and foreign orders.
Price includes shipping and applicable tax.
Please note that a cheque or money order, payable to the University of Manitoba, must accompany the order.

Send order to:

Centre for Hellenic Civilization
University of Manitoba
University College, 220 Dysart Road
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Canada   R3T 2M8

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From: D.P.M.Weerakkody
University of Peradeniya

The University of Peradeniya gratefully welcomes donations of no longer needed recent books on classical subjects. Please contact:

Prof. D.P.M. Weerakkody
Dept. of Classical Languages
University of Peradeniya
Sri Lanka
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