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(University of New Brunswick)
Published by e-mail by the Classical
Association of Canada/
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President: James Russell (University of British Columbia)
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Treasurer/Tresorier: C. Cooper (University of Winnipeg) <email@example.com>
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 Positions Available <Back>
From: Joanne Wainman, University
History of Art
University of Toronto
Department of Fine Art/Graduate Department of the History of Art
Graham/Thompson Chair in Aegean Prehistory
The Department of Fine Art is pleased to announce the creation of the Homer Thompson/Walter Graham Chair in Aegean Prehistory. It invites applications for a position at the rank of Associate Professor or mid-career Full Professor with tenure, to begin July 1, 2001. PhD required, demonstrated excellence in teaching and publication, and ability to supervise graduate students are essential. The incumbent will actively participate in the Universityís interdisciplinary Ancient Studies Program. Background in Greek and Roman art and culture would be welcome; commitment to fieldwork also an asset. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please submit CV and select publications, and arrange to have three letters of reference sent directly to Marc Gotlieb, Chair, Department of Fine Art, 100, St. George Street, University of Toronto, M5S 3G3. Deadline for applications is December 15, 2000. The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community. The University especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, and others who may contribute to diversification of ideas. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements this advertisement is directed to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
From: C. G. Brown, University
of Western Ontario
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin July 1, 2001. Although no particular area of expertise is being sought, the successful applicant will participate in a programme with a full range of courses in classical civilization and languages, and be expected to have a strong commitment to research and teaching, as well as a solid background in Greek and Latin philology. Applicants should have the Ph.D. or be in the final stages of its completion. The closing date for applications is December 31, 2000. A curriculum vitae, the names of three referees (or a dossier from a university placement office), university ranscripts, and a sample of scholarly writing should be sent to Professor C. G. Brown, Chair, Department of Classical Studies, The University of Western Ontario, Talbot College, London, Ontario, N6A 3K7. The position is subject to budgetary approval. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this advertisement is directed to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents of Canada. The University of Western Ontario is committed to employment equity, welcomes diversity in the workplace, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, aboriginal persons, and persons with disabilities.
For US and other jobs see the listings of
The American Philological Association: http://www.apaclassics.org/
and the Atrium: http://web.idirect.com/~atrium/bibliotheca/bulletin/jobs.html
 Calls for Papers <Back>
From: Sarah Pothecary, <SPothecary@aol.com>
Strabo the Geographer - An International Perspective
University of Bar Ilan, Israel
Monday 25 June - Wednesday 27 June, 2001
Strabo, in his Geography, described a world stretching from modern-day Portugal in the west to India in the east, and from modern-day Ukraine in the north to modern-day Sudan in the south. The way in which Strabo presented this world reflects the political perceptions of his own day, when Rome claimed world dominion. Strabo's presentation also reflects centuries of earlier philosophical speculation by the Greeks concerning ways in which observed lands could be made to fit into an overall conceptual scheme. The interdisciplinary approach demanded by Strabonian studies will be evident at the Bar Ilan conference, which will bring together internationally-based scholars working on Strabo and related areas. There are plans to publish the papers given at the conference.
Currently, the prospective speakers at the Bar Ilan conference are: Miguel Alonso-Nunez, Madrid, 'Strabo and Historiography'; Anna Maria Biraschi, Perugia, 'Strabo and Homer'; Kai Brodersen, Mannheim, 'Strabo and Maps'; Katherine Clarke, Oxford; Daniela Dueck, Bar Ilan; Johannes Engels, Cologne, 'Endoxoi andres'; Hugh Lindsay, Newcastle, Australia, 'Strabo and Anatolia'; Silvia Panichi, Italy, 'Strabo and Cappadocia'; Sarah Pothecary, Toronto, 'The Inhabited World vs the Roman World'; Yuval Shahar, Tel Aviv, 'Strabo and Josephus'.
Papers may still be submitted
(by December 15th, 2000) for consideration. They should be sent
to the organisers, Daniela Dueck, Hugh Lindsay and Sarah Pothecary, using
the e-mail address <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Ongoing information will be posted, as it becomes available, on the website
for the conference: http://members.aol.com/spothecary/conference.html.
 Conference Announcements <Back>
From: Jonathan Edmondson, York
A conference announcement from:
email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Flavius Josephus in Flavian Rome
This is a general announcement with further details of the conference, "Flavius Josephus in Flavian Rome," which will meet at York University, May 6-8, 2001. The picturesque campus of York's Glendon College, nestled beside the Don River in mid-town Toronto, will provide the setting. The conference will bring together prominent specialists in the study of Josephus and in Roman history and literature. Our goal is to explore in a focused way some implications of scholarship on Flavian Rome for understanding the works of Josephus and some implications of research on Josephus for understanding Flavian Rome.
The conference will take place just a couple of days before the start of the Annual Congress of the Classical Association of Canada, to be held at the University of Waterloo and Wilfrid Laurier University, May 10-12, 2001. C.A.C. members might like to arrange to attend both conferences.
Because of meeting-space restrictions, we are able
to accommodate only a limited number of registrants. Registration will
be on a first-come, first-served basis: we cannot guarantee a space for
anyone who registers after February 15, 2001. Following the schedule below
are details for those who wish to register, along with a notice about the
related graduate seminar.
Flavius Josephus in Flavian Rome
York University, Toronto,
May 6-8, 2001
Sunday, May 6
Welcome: Jonathan Edmondson (York University) (10:30-10:40)
Session 1: Josephus and the Roman Aristocracy
Leonard Wolinsky Lectures, 2001 (3:00-5:00); open to the public
Monday, May 7
Session 3: Josephus and Some Roman Literary Themes (2:00-5:00)
Tuesday, May 8
Session 5: Josephus and the Iudaei of Rome (2:00-5:30)
The Audience of Josephus: What Difference Does the Audience Make? (5:30-6:30)
Cost of registration by itself is CND $70, payable by cheque (drawn on a Canadian bank) or money order. Unfortunately, we are not able to accept credit cards or other forms of payment. Please make the cheque or money order payable to "York University" and mention the name of the conference ("Flavius Josephus") on its face. Graduate students not registered at York University pay a registration fee of CND $40.
Those wishing to eat lunch with the group may pay an inclusive fee of CND $120, to cover the cost of both registration and lunches on each of the three days. Non-York graduate students may purchase lunches and registration for $90 in total. Those registered in the graduate seminar (below) pay $50 for the lunches alone. Registrants will be on their own for dinner: Toronto offers a wide range of outstanding restaurants.
A registration form with mailing address follows this announcement. Receipts will be issued.
We have been able to secure a block of rooms, at the conference rate of CND $89.95 per night (including continental breakfast), plus 15% tax, at the Howard Johnson Selby Hotel and Suites in the heart of Toronto (592 Sherbourne Street). If you wish to book a room there, please mention "York University, Group 2" in order to receive the conference rate. Although this offer will be available until April 1, 2001, it would be wise to book -- and register -- early if you wish to have a secure place. Please submit reservation requests to the hotel directly. They can be reached in the following ways:
Toll-free phone (in North America):
Fax: (416) 923-3177
For further information about the hotel, please consult their web site:
The hotel operates a shuttle bus to and from the airport. The Glendon campus, where the conference will meet, is a half-hour ride by subway and bus from the hotel.
Alternatively, conference registrants may choose to stay right on the campus of Glendon College. Rooms there cost only CND $35 per night ($25 for students). These are, however, college residence rooms with shared bathrooms. Enquiries should be directed to Hélène van Houtte at 416-487-6798, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
SUMMER INSTITUTE: FLAVIUS JOSEPHUS IN FLAVIAN ROME
The international conference will also mark the beginning of an intensive graduate seminar, which will continue to meet daily until Friday, May 18, under the direction of James Rives and Steve Mason of York, along with special guest John Barclay of Glasgow. Participants in the seminar will not pay an additional fee for conference registration, but only for the group lunches at the conference if they desire them.
Although the course has been approved by the appropriate bodies, we await final word on the fee structure (for graduate students from outside Ontario) and some administrative details. We nevertheless invite interested graduate students to let us know if they intend to come and share this unique experience with us. We will provide further information, as soon as it becomes available, to those who have declared their interest.
Please print out, detach, and mail with cheque or money order to:
Professor James Rives
250 Vanier College
Division of Humanities
Toronto, ON M3J 1P3
Title: ____ __________________
Institutional Affiliation (if any): _____________________________
Please register me for the conference "Flavius Josephus in Flavian Rome," Glendon College, York University, May 6-8, 2001. I enclose (choose one):
______ CND $70 for registration only / $40 as graduate student (money order or cheque drawn on a Canadian bank), including coffee breaks but no lunches
______ CND $120 for registration and lunches on May 6, 7, and 8 / $90 as graduate student (money order or cheque drawn on a Canadian bank)
______ CND $50 for lunches alone because
I am a registered York graduate student or I will be registered for the
 Essay Contest <Back>
From: Hector Williams, University
of British Columbia
Pharos, the Canadian Hellenic Cultural Society of British Columbia, announces an essay contest open to all undergraduates at Canadian universities:
Parthenon Marbles Essay Contest
Since their removal from Athens in the early 19th century by Thomas Bruce, Lord Elgin, the Parthenon marbles have been a source of controversy between Britain and Greece. Most recently the government of Greece has begun a determined effort to have them restored to Athens by the time of the 2004 Olympics. Write an essay of 2500-3000 words or create a presentation (e.g. cycle of poems, video) on this remarkable collection of sculpture and the case for its restoration to its original home. For background material refer to the website www.greece.org/parthenon/marbles and to William St. Clair, Lord Elgin and the Marbles (3rd edition 1999).
Open to undergraduate students at Canadian colleges and universities.
First prize: $300.00
Second prize: $150.00
DEADLINE: March 25, 2001
Send essays typed and double-spaced to:
Parthenon Marbles Essay
Department of Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies
University of British Columbia
Vancouver V6T 1Z1
Judges of the contest will be:
Professor Phillip Harding,
Chair, Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, UBC
Professor Robert Paterson, Faculty of Law, UBC
Professor Hector Williams, Classical, Near Eastern and Religious Studies, UBC
For further information contact email@example.com
The organizers also gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the Centre for Hellenic Civilization, University of Manitoba.
 Varia <Back>
From: Guy COBOLET <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Academic Medical Library of Paris (Bibliothèque
Interuniversitaire de Médecine, Paris) has the pleasure to announce
the e-publication of the following Hippocrates' works on its website:
* princeps edition by F.M. Calvus (Romae, 1525)
* edition by Alde Manuce (Veneziae, 1526)
* edition by Froben (Basileae, 1546)
* edition by A. Wechel (Francofurti, 1595)
* edition by E. Littré (Paris, 1839-1861, 10 volumes)
With an introduction in English by Marie-Laure
Monfort (University of Paris IV-Sorbonne).
Full text and free access.
(Section: "Histoire de la médecine et de l'art dentaire", chapter "Publications électroniques", see "Collection Medic@")