Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 12.5 (2006 01 16)
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 (2006 01 16)                                           Return to CCB Archive   /   BCÉA Archives
        1. Association Announcements
                     (Other Association News)
        2. Positions Available
                     (Robert Welch University)
        3. Calls for Papers
                     (Classics Undergraduate Conference)

Association Announcements

From: Martin Cropp

Other Association News

Canadian Federation for Humanities and Social Sciences /
Federation Canadienne des Sciences Humaines

A report of last November's CFHSS/FCSH Board of Directors' Meeting and Annual Meeting of the General Assembly is now available in English and French on the Federation's web site at:


SSHRC Online Council News Report

SSHRC's online Council News Report from the October meeting is now posted on the SHHRC website. I invite you to click on the link below to read about the latest Council developments and important decisions.

Positions Available

From: Lisa St. Louis
Instructor of Biblical Hebrew
Robert Welch University

Robert Welch University, a new online university, is seeking a qualified instructor of Biblical Hebrew to join its faculty of nearly 20 distinguished Adjunct Professors. The university is proud of its conservative values and its commitment to providing a traditional liberal arts education. RWU's unique and well-rounded Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts places special emphasis upon classical languages and includes a requirement of 3 introductory language courses in Latin, Greek or Hebrew.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach the following undergraduate classes online:

Hebrew 101 Introductory Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew 102 Intermediate Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew 201 Advanced Biblical Hebrew and Exegesis

Applicants should hold a PhD. ABDs will be considered only if the applicant has exceptional qualifications and can demonstrate substantial progress toward the completion of the doctorate. Applicants are invited to explore our website to become acquainted with RWU's core values and mission. The position will remain open until it has been filled. Robert Welch University accepts applications on an ongoing basis from those wishing to teach Classical languages, literature, history or art history.

Please submit CV, cover letter, and statement of belief regarding the value of a liberal arts education (no more than 2 pages, double spaced) to:

Dr. Lisa St. Louis
Dean of Arts and Science and Full Professor of Classics
Robert Welch University
2 Systems Drive
Appleton, WI 54914
Tel. 800-241-2882

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Calls for Papers

From: Max Nelson
Classics Undergraduate Conference
University of Windsor

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures of the University of Windsor in conjunction with the Humanities Research Group is organizing its first Classics Undergraduate Conference to be held on Friday, March 10 and Saturday, March 11, 2006. At 4 P.M. on March 10, Dr. Jennifer Sheridan Moss, an Egyptologist, papyrologist, and professor of Classics at Wayne State University, will open the conference with a keynote speech. Throughout the day on March 11, students will present their own original research. This is a rare opportunity for budding scholars, before even attending graduate school, to share their ideas with fellow students, faculty, and the general public without being graded.

Majors in Classical Civilization or related fields are invited to submit abstracts (of 300 words maximum) for a 15 to 20 minute talk on any aspect of ancient Greece or Rome. Please include name and student number as well as a phone number or e-mail address with your submission, which is to be made to Dr. Max Nelson ( The deadline for the submission of abstracts is January 31, 2006. Notification of acceptance will be given by February 15, 2006.

Next regular issue 2006 02 15
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