Canadian Classical Bulletin/Bulletin canadien des études anciennes    (ISSN 1198-9149)
Volume 9.6.1 (2003 02 20)
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
                 (Waterloo, Trent)
        2. Calls for Papers
                  (Drama at Trent)


Positions Available
From: R.A. Faber

Tenure-track Assistant Professor level in Classical Studies
University of Waterloo
Applications are invited for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Classical Studies beginning September 1, 2003. The successful candidate should have a PhD in Classical Studies, and an ability to teach a variety of courses in classical civilizations and languages. A strong background in Latin language is desirable. The successful candidate should have the ability to apply computer-related technology to teaching and research. Consideration of applications will commence May 1, 2003. Please send curriculum vitae and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to: Dr. Riemer Faber, Chair, Department of Classical Studies, University of Waterloo, Waterloo ON N2L 3G1 <>.  All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.  The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities. This appointment is subject to the availability of funds.

From: Erin Upton
Limited term appointment
 at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor
Trent University
DEPARTMENT OF ANCIENT HISTORY & CLASSICS, invites applications for a limited term appointment of eight months at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor, depending on qualifications and teaching experience, to begin September 1, 2003.  The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

The successful candidate is expected to teach an introductory course (two semesters) in Roman history (c. 150 BCE to 68 CE), two second year level (one semester each) courses in Classical Civilization/Women's Studies (Women in Greek/Roman antiquity), and a second year course (two semesters) in intermediate Greek.  Applicants may have the option of converting the position from one of eight months (September 2003 to April 2004) to one of ten months (September 2003 to June 2004) by repeating the Roman history course in the University's programme in Oshawa one day a week from September to April. Applicants, should demonstrate both  good teaching ability and potential as scholars, and should have a Ph.D. or be very near completion.

Candidates should send a letter of application and their curriculum vitae, and arrange for three letters of reference to be sent to the above address; dossiers would be helpful in accelerating the process of selection. The deadline for receipt of applications is March 15, 2003.

Applications should be sent to: Professor Konrad H. Kinzl, Chair, Department of Ancient History & Classics, Lady Eaton College S118.5, Trent University, Peterborough, Ontario, K9J 7B8. Information about our program may be obtained by consulting the Departmental home  page ( or by contacting the chair (<>  705-748-1011, ext. 1131).

Trent University is an Employment Equity Employer, and invites applications from women, Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, and disabled persons. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Call for Papers
From: Zografia Welch
CAIA 2003
Second conference of student papers

October 4-5, 2003
Following the success of the first student conference in September 2001, the Canadian Academic Institute in Athens is holding its second conference of student papers. The event is co-sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies of the University of Waterloo. The meetings will be held at the University of Waterloo, concurrently with another CAIA sponsored conference on the Ancient and Modern Olympics, at the University of Wilfred Laurier. It will be possible for students to attend some of the lectures there, on Saturday, October 4.

Senior undergraduate or graduate students are invited to submit research papers on any subject of Greek studies, ancient to modern, in any discipline.

Please submit your abstract electronically to, clearly stating your academic affiliation, the time required, i.e. 15 or 30 minutes, and whether any a.v. aides are required, by April 30. Notification of acceptance of the paper will be sent by May 30, 2003.

Please indicate if you need accommodation in Waterloo.

From: Kathy Axcell

Please disregard the previous announcement of this production.
Apologies for any inconvenience.

The Classics Drama Group at Trent University presents Suppliants by Aeschylus performed by the “Conacher Players”

Feb. 27, 28, Mar. 1, 4, 5, & 6, 2003
The Pit ~Lady Eaton College

See Kathy Axcell, Secretary to the Department of Ancient History & Classics (EC S118)for tickets ($5.00/person)

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