Summer 2016 Sortes

Enjoy the recent Sortes, which includes the program of this summer’s Symposium Cumanum and reports of a recent visiting teachers’ program. Sortes Summer 2016

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Call for tour directors, 2018

The Vergilian Society invites applications for the direction of classical summer and winter programs for 2018 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 or workshops involving Campania are particularly sought after for 2018, as well as those with an emphasis on […]

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Call for Papers: Symposium Cumanum 2017

Symposium Cumanum 2017 Vergil and Elegy June 27-30, 2017 Co-Directors: Micah Myers (Kenyon College) and Alison Keith (University of Toronto) The Vergilian society invites proposals for papers for the 2017 Symposium Cumanum at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. In the final book of the Georgics, Aristaeus’ lament reaches his mother as one of her […]

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Vergil Week 2016 at CWRU

It is time for Vergil Week at Case Western Reserve University.  The keynote speaker this year will be Ralph J. Hexter, UC Davis, who will speak about Aeneid Book III in a talk called “Vergil’s Aeneid and the movement of Peoples.” Here is the link to their site: http://classics.case.edu/vergil-week/2016events/  and the poster promoting the event.

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Call for Papers: Symposium Campanum 2017

Recent Work in Vesuvian Lands: New Projects, Practices, and Approaches October 5-8, 2017 Director: Steven L. Tuck, Miami University The Vergilian Society invites proposals for papers for the 2017 Symposium Campanum at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. This symposium is an opportunity for scholars to present papers on recent scholarship on Pompeii and Vesuvian […]

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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 Third 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 […]

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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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