Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 12.5.2 (2006 02 01)
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

President: Martin Cropp (University of Calgary) <>
Secretary/Secretaire: Patrick Baker (Université Laval) <>
Treasurer/Tresorier: Annabel Robinson (University of Regina) <>
Contents of CCB/BCEA 12.5.2 (2006 02 01)                                           Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Positions Available
                     (Grant MacEwan College)   (Queen's)
        2. Summer Study
                     (University of Toronto)
        3. Varia
                     (Conacher Players: Hippolytos)

Positions Available

From: Sharon Richardson

Grant MacEwan College
Continuing Position in Classics

The Department of Humanities in the Faculty of Arts and Science at Grant MacEwan College invites applications for one continuing position in Classics commencing July 1, 2006. The candidate must have a PhD (or solid indication of imminent completion) in Classics with emphasis on Ancient Greek Civilization and must demonstrate excellence or clear promise of excellence in teaching. A strong commitment to research is expected. Expertise in all areas is welcome. The ideal candidate will be capable of teaching courses in all areas of Greek Civilization including history, literature, language, religion as well as art and architecture.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement regarding teaching experience and interest (teaching portfolio or dossier), a statement of research interests, sample copies of their research, and graduate transcripts. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted under separate cover.

For further information, contact the department chair, Dr. Randy Wojtowicz, at or (780) 497-5337.

Quote Competition No.:     05.10.168

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Consideration of applications will commence in January 2006 and will continue until the positions are filled.

For further information about these positions and the areas of specialization please refer to our website at

Apply to:

Human Resources Department
Grant MacEwan College
City Centre Campus
7-105, 10700 104 Ave
Edmonton AB T5J 4S2
FAX: (780) 497-5430
PHONE: (780) 497-5434

From: Richard Greenfield
Queen's University
Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in History

The Department of History at Queen's University invites applications for the Marjorie McLean Oliver Post-Doctoral Fellowship in History. This newly established Fellowship will be awarded to a woman working in the field of Medieval European History. Candidates with expertise in European History of an earlier period than Medieval, or Classical Roman or Greek History may also be considered. The fellowship will be awarded initially for a one year term commencing July 1, 2006. The successful applicant will be expected to teach one full year general lecture course on The Middle Ages (maximum enrollment ca. 130 students) although another appropriate course could be considered. The value of the Fellowship in 2006-07 will be approximately $32,000 CDN. Applicants must have completed a PhD. Previous teaching experience and evidence of scholarly research and publication will be considered an asset. Applicants should submit an up-to-date curriculum vitae and three letters of reference together with any other materials they consider relevant (such as a teaching dossier and teaching evaluations). The successful applicant will hold a Sessional Adjunct appointment. Sessional academic staff at Queen's University are governed by a Collective Agreement, details of which may be found at

In accordance with federal legislation, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority in hiring. Queen's University is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, aboriginal people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.

Please submit your application in writing to:

Richard Greenfield, Chair
Department of History
Queen's University
Kingston, ON K7L 3N6


not later than Friday, February 10, 2006.

Summer Study

From: J. Burgess
University of Toronto
Summer Introductory Latin and Introductory Greek

Summer Introductory Latin and Introductory Greek courses will be offered at the University of Toronto this summer 2006, with first classes starting the week of May 15th and the exam period ending August 18th. For the preliminary schedule of summer courses at U of T, go online to Non-University of Toronto students are most welcome.

These are full year introductory courses that proceed intensively, with eight hours of class time per week (4 classes per week). They will provide any interested student with an excellent preparation for further work in Greek and Latin.

There is excellent, helpful information available to non-U of T students at For further information on the courses, contact J. Burgess,


From: Kathy Axcell
Euripides' Hippolytos
The Classics Drama Group at Trent University

The Classics Drama Group at Trent University presents

by Euripides

Performed by the Conacher Players

February 14-17, 2006
First Peoples' Performance Space (Nozhem) —
Peter Gzowski College (Symons Campus)
Trent University


February 18, 2006
Ignatieff Theatre, Trinity College, University of Toronto

For ticket information and reservations, please contact Kathy Axcell ( or call 705-748-1011, 1814.

Next regular issue 2006 02 15
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