Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 9.11.3 (2003 09 02)
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) <>
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Positions Available
                   (Memorial, Laval)

        2. Calls for Papers
        3. Conference Announcements

Positions Available
From: Tana J Allen <>

Three tenure-track appointments
The Department of Classics at Memorial University of Newfoundland
The Department of Classics at Memorial University of Newfoundland invites applications for 3 tenure-track appointments. Qualified applicants in most fields will be considered, and successful candidates should expect to teach courses at all levels of Greek and Latin as well as a wide variety of courses in translation. Applicants must provide evidence of excellence in both teaching and research. Ph.D. in hand or near completion preferred. For information about the Department of Classics please visit our website at  Applications should be directed to: Dr. Michael DeRoche, Acting Head, Department of Classics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL A1C 5S7. Fax: (709) 737-2135; Phone: (709) 737-8593; <>.

The positions will commence July 1, 2004, subject to budgetary approval.  Tenure-track appointments at the rank of Assistant Professor will be offered in the case of successful candidates with a completed Ph.D; otherwise, a 3-year contractual appointment will be offered with automatic conversion to a tenure-track appointment on completion of the doctoral degree. Consideration of applications will begin October 15, 2003, and all applications should reach the Head no later than November 17, 2003.Applications should be accompanied by a current curriculum vitae, a teaching dossier, and the names of three persons who can supply a letter of reference.

Memorial University is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified women and men, visible minorities aboriginal people and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

From: Patrick Baker <>

Poste de professeur, professeure au Département d'histoire
Poste à temps complet. Rang ouvert.

Entrée en fonction: 1er janvier 2004
Date de clôture du concours: 31 octobre 2003

1. Doctorat en archéologie ou domaine équivalent obtenu au plus tard à la date d’entrée en fonction.
2. Formation en archéologie classique gréco-romaine.
3. Spécialisation en archéologie de l’Orient romain.

Les éléments suivants seront également pris en considération :
-une expérience de fouilles archéologiques;
-une compétence complémentaire en histoire ancienne ou en histoire de l’art;
-la connaissance des langues anciennes ou modernes pertinentes.

Description du poste:
1. Enseignement aux trois cycles en archéologie dans les programmes d’archéologie, d’histoire de l’art, d’études anciennes et d’histoire.
2. Recherches et publications dans le domaine de spécialisation du candidat.
3. Participation au fonctionnement des instances universitaires.

L’Université Laval est une université francophone où l'enseignement se donne en français.

L’Université Laval applique un programme d’accès à l’égalité qui consacre la moitié des postes vacants à l’engagement de femmes. Le Département d’histoire incite notamment toutes les candidates potentielles à communiquer à l'adresse ci-dessous pour obtenir plus d’informations.

Conformément aux exigences prescrites en matière d’immigration au Canada, la priorité sera accordée aux citoyens canadiens et aux résidents permanents du Canada.

Un curriculum vitae et trois lettres de recommandation doivent parvenir au plus tard le 31 octobre 2003 à 16h00, à l’adresse suivante :
Alain Laberge,
Directeur du Département d’histoire
Université Laval,
Québec, Canada, G1K 7P4
Téléphone : (418) 656-5197 Télécopie : (418) 656-3603
Les candidats et les candidates retenus après étude de leur dossier seront rencontrés entre le 11 novembre et le 5 décembre 2003; ils et elles seront prévenus par téléphone le 10 novembre 2003.

Pour plus d’informations sur le Département d’histoire voir

Call for Papers
From: Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities <>

Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities
January 8 - 11,
2004 Renaissance Ilikai Waikiki Hotel, Hawaii, USA.
Since many people have individually asked for an extension of the submission deadline, we are extending the deadline for submissions to Wednesday, September 17, 2003.

Call for papers, abstracts, student papers, work-in-progress reports, research proposals, workshop proposals, poster sessions, research tables, reports, practitioner forums, panel discussions, tutorials, or performances related to arts and humanities.  For more information on the format of submissions visit our website at:

All areas of arts and humanities are invited, including performing artists. For a complete list of suggested topic areas see  Submissions  may be made electronically via e-mail to <>
Conference Announcements
From: Gerald Schaus <>
Onward to the Olympics
Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games
The Canadian Academic Institute in Athens and Wilfrid Laurier University, together with the University of Guelph, the University of Western Ontario and the University of  Windsor invite all interested faculty and students to attend a conference on the history of the Olympic festival, ancient to modern, entitled: Onward to the Olympics: Historical Perspectives on the Olympic Games

The conference will be held at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario on October 3-4, 2003. Keynote speakers include Donald Kyle, University of Texas at Arlington (paper title: “Fabulous Females and Ancient Olympia”) and Mark Dyreson, Penn State University (paper title: “‘To Construct a Better and More Peaceful World’ (de Coubertin) or ‘War Minus the Shooting’ (George Orwell)?: The Olympic Movement's Second Century”).

For further information including a preliminary program and registration form, please visit the conference website at:

Please note that the Canadian Academic Institute in Athens in conjunction with the University of Waterloo's Department of Classical Studies is also sponsoring the second biennial Student Classics Conference to be held at the University of Waterloo on October 4 - 5, 2003. This is open to the public and all are welcome. Students participating in this conference are welcome to attend sessions of the Olympic history conference at neighbouring Wilfrid Laurier University. For more information, contact Sheila Campbell at <>  or Zographia Welch at <>.

Next regular issue    2003 09 15
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