Vergil Week at CWRU

Now announcing Vergil Week 2014 at Case Western Reserve University.  Please click below for the really wonderful schedule of events.  The program will take place April 19-25th: http://classics.case.edu/vergil-week-2014-2/

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In Memoriam Notice

Harry T. Wilks In Memoriam It is with a mixture of tremendous sadness and deep admiration that we must share the news of the death of Harry Wilks on March 11, 2014 on his 89th birthday. Members of the Vergilian Society will be most familiar with Harry from his generous gift leading to complete renovation […]

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Call for Papers, APA 2015

Virgil, Elegy, and Epigram Sponsored by the Vergilian Society Richard Thomas, Organizer The Vergilian Society would like to sponsor a panel devoted to papers exploring any aspect of this topic. Proposals may focus on generic and other continuities and discontinuities between Virgil’s works and the early Greek elegists; connections with Hellenistic and Catullan epigram; Virgilian […]

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Fall 2013 Sortes

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Student Exchange Grant Competition 2013

The Vergilian Society congratulates three teachers who will be bringing secondary school students through the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in the year to come. Two teachers, Mary Jo Behrensmeyer (Mt. Vernon, Ohio) and Valerie Gemskie (Chicago, Illinois) are leading public school groups, and many of these students qualify as disadvantaged.  Harry […]

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Vergilian Society Translation Contest

Registration for the first Vergilian Society Translation Contest is now open.  Top contestants can expect a small cash prize and bookplates in the late Spring 2014, prior to school award ceremonies. Please pass the word on to fellow teachers of Vergil who would like to make this opportunity available to their students. Translation Contest Registration […]

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Symposium 2013

Pictures from the 2013 Symposium

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Request for Proposals: 2015 Symposium Cumanum

The Vergilian Society is soliciting proposals for the Twenty-First Annual Symposium Cumanum, to take place at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma at the end of June, 2015.  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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Call for tour directors, 2015

The Vergilian Society invites applications for the direction of classical summer programs for 2015 and beyond. We are particularly interested in innovative and exploratory programs at different levels, wholly or partially held at the Villa Vergiliana at Cumae. Tours involving Campania are particularly sought after for 2015, as well as those with an emphasis on […]

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Symposium Cumanum 2014–Call for Papers

Symposium Cumanum 2014: Vergil’s Translators June 26-28 The Vergilian Society invites papers for the Symposium Cumanum, which will take place June 26-28 (arrival 25th, departure 29th), 2014 at the Villa Vergiliana in Cumae. In the recent years translation theory has become a prominent branch of classical reception studies. While Vergil’s poems, especially the Aeneid, have […]

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