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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Symposium Campanum, Fall 2016

The Vergilian Society of America is instituting a new symposium, to begin October 13–16 2016. The Symposium will be hosted by the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. Details of the Villa may be found at: http://www.vergiliansociety.org/villa/ The new symposium series will focus on any aspect of the history, archaeology, art […]

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Symposium Cumanum 2016

Music in the Time of Vergil Symposium Cumanum 2016 June 21-24, 2016 Director: Timothy J. Moore (Washington University in St. Louis) The Vergilian Society invites proposals for papers for the 2016 Symposium Cumanum at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. The last twenty-five years have seen a marked increase in scholarship dedicated to ancient Greek […]

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CFP: Vergil Week 2015 Symposium at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio)

CALL FOR PAPERS – Vergil Week 2015 Symposium at Case Western Reserve University (Cleveland, Ohio) “The Fall of Troy in Vergil’s Aeneid” Friday 24 April 2015 The Greek conquest of the city of Troy is one of the most powerful and haunting legends from antiquity. The narratives of the victors’ brutality, the tragic dignity of […]

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Call for Papers, SCS 2016

Vergilian Society CFP for SCS 2016 Happy Golden Anniversary, Harvard School! Just about fifty years ago, three seminal works that W. R. Johnson would famously characterize as the “somewhat pessimistic Harvard school” (Darkness Visible [U. of Calif. 1976] 11, 156-57) were published:  Adam Parry’s “The Two Voices of Virgil’s Aeneid” (Arion 2 [1963] 66-80), Wendell Clausen’s “An Interpretation […]

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Call for tour directors, 2016

The Vergilian Society invites applications for the direction of classical summer and winter programs for 2016 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 2016, as well as those with an emphasis […]

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Call for Papers: Symposium Cumanum 2015

Revisiting Vergil and Roman Religion Symposium Cumanum 2015 June 23-26, 2015 Directors: John F. Miller (Virginia) and Christopher Nappa (Minnesota) The Vergilian Society invites proposals for papers for the 2015 Symposium Cumanum at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. In 1998, the publication of Beard, North, and Price’s Religions of Rome and Feeney’s Literature and […]

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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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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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