Call for Papers: SCS 2017

Vergil and TragedySponsored by the Vergilian SocietyJames J. O’Hara, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, OrganizerThe Vergilian Society invites submissions for a panel at the 2017 Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in TorontoIn two chapters of Gian Biagio Conte’s The Poetry of Pathos: Studies in Virgilian Epic (2007), he discusses the influence of […]

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Winter 2015 Sortes

Winter 2015 Sortes

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2016 Vergilian Society Translation Contest

Announcing the 2016 Vergilian Society Translation Contest Open only to secondary-level students of Latin (including home-schooled), the Contest will set a passage from Vergil’s Aeneid for translation.  In addition, contestants will be required to answer several questions, and write a 3-4 paragraph essay based on the text set.  Cash prizes wlll be awarded to the top ten papers.  The […]

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Symposium Campanum 2018 ~ Call for Proposals

  The Vergilian Society is soliciting proposals for the Second Annual Symposium Campanum, to take place at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma in mid-October, 2017. We will consider proposals on any aspect of the history, archaeology, art and architecture, and geology of Italy and Sicily from the remotest antiquity to the Renaissance. Each proposal should […]

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Symposium Cumanum 2018 ~ Call for Proposals

The Vergilian Society is soliciting proposals for the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium Cumanum, to take place at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma at the end of June, 2018.  We will consider a proposal on any theme pertaining to Virgil and his times, although preference may be given to a subject that has not been treated recently.  […]

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Symposium Campanum 2017 Call for Proposals—deadline extended

The Vergilian Society is soliciting proposals for the Second Annual Symposium Campanum, to take place at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma in mid-October, 2017.We will consider proposals on any aspect of the history, archaeology, art and architecture, and geology of Italy and Sicily from the remotest antiquity to the Renaissance. Each proposal should be prepared […]

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Request for applications–Exchange Program Grant

Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Harry Wilks, the Vergilian Society is pleased to be able to offer one or two seed grants for 2015-2017, to bring a group of secondary students to the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. The grants will cover room and board at the Harry […]

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Symposium Cumanum 2017 ~ Call for Proposals

The Vergilian Society is soliciting proposals for the Twenty-Third Annual Symposium Cumanum, to take place at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma at the end of June, 2017.  We will consider a proposal on any theme pertaining to Virgil and his times, although preference may be given to a subject that has not been treated recently.  […]

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The Alternative Augustan Age, 13-16 October 2016

The Alternative Augustan Age Villa Vergiliana, Cuma, Italy 13-16 October 2016 In his essay on provincial perspectives in the Cambridge Companion to the Age of Augustus, Greg Woolf asked ‘how we might write the history differently if we did not start from Rome and the first emperor’. He proceeds to look at the geopolitical trends […]

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McKay Book Prize, 2017

McKay Book Prize Announcement The Vergilian Society is pleased to announce the opening of the next competition for the Alexander G. McKay Prize for the best book in Vergilian studies. The prize, which is accompanied by a cash award of $500 or a life membership in the Vergilian Society (valued at $750), will be awarded […]

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