Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 9.4 (2002 12 16)

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
        2. Conference Announcement

Positions Available
From: Lea Stirling, University of Manitoba                        

Head of the Department/Associate Professor or Professor
The Department of Classics, Faculty of Arts, at the University of Manitoba invites applications for the position of Head of the Department (for at least one term of five years commencing July 1, 2003).  The appointee will be granted a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, depending on qualifications and experience, also commencing July 1, 2003.  The appointee shall be an established scholar with a record of publications and a strong scholarly agenda, demonstrated success in teaching, and experience in academic administration. The area of scholarly specialization is open, but the Department requires a person with a strong and broad grounding in classical philology and the demonstrated ability to teach a range of classical civilization courses, as well as Greek and Latin at any level from introductory to the M.A. The starting salary will reflect the
qualifications and experience of the chosen candidate.

The Department's comprehensive undergraduate offerings include major and minor programs in classical civilization and in Greek and Latin as well as courses in Modern Greek language. The Department also has a small M.A. program. The Department enjoys cooperative arrangements in scholarship and in teaching with several other schools and departments in the University and also with the Department of Classics at the University of Winnipeg.

The University of Manitoba encourages applications from qualified women and men, including members of visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

Applications for this position must include: a letter of application and a curriculum vitae. As well, three confidential letters of reference must be received directly from the applicant's referees. Applications should be sent to:
Professor David Howorth
Chair, Classics Hiring Committee
370 University College
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB., R3T 2M8, Canada.
Tel: (204) 474-9502; Fax: (204) 474-7684
The deadline for receipt of completed applications is 31 January 2003.  Further information concerning this position, the Department and the University may be found at

Application materials, including letters of reference, will be handled in accordance with Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Manitoba).

Conference Announcement
From: Martin Cropp, University of Calgary

Classical Association of the Canadian West
Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest

'Texts and Material Culture' Conference
University of Calgary, 21-22 March, 2003

A provisional conference program and registration form can now be downloaded from the conference website Completed registration forms should be printed and mailed  along with a registration fee to the address noted on the form. The website also has information on conference accommodation and local tourism.

Please send requests for paper programs, registration forms, and any other information to Cheryl Olson at the Department of Greek & Roman Studies, University of Calgary <>

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