CALL FOR PAPERS – 2022 Symposium Cumanum

“Dido Unbound: Queen of Carthage before, in, and after Vergil.”
Directors: Zara Torlone (Miami University), Giampiero Scafoglio (University of Nice)
Tentative Dates: June 21-25, 2022

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Call for Program Directors – 2023

Are you interested in directing a tour or workshop for the Vergilian Society in 2023? For those interested, please send a proposal to the Chair of the Villa Management Committee, John Wonder, at jwwonder@sfsu.edu   For 2023, we are particularly interested in tours or programs based at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, a study center in […]

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2021 “Roman Otium” and “Painting” tours CANCELED

Due to low enrollment numbers, most likely the result of the ongoing pandemic, two summer 2021 tours are canceled: “Roman Otium on the Bay of Naples: A Study Tour for Teachers (July 1-12)” and “Painting the Italian Landscape in Watercolor (June 16-22).” The “Roman Switzerland” tour is going ahead, and “Malta,” planned for December, is […]

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Call for Proposals – Symposium Campanum 2022

The Vergilian Society seeks potential directors, on topics of their choosing, for the sixth Symposium Campanum, to take place at the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy in October 2022. These October Symposia differ in focus from our summer Symposium Cumanum: we will consider proposals on any aspect of the […]

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2021 McKay Book Prize Winners

The Alexander G. McKay Prize for Vergilian Studies has been awarded to Susanna Morton Braund and Zara M. Torlone, co-editors of “Virgil and His Translators,” published by OUP in 2018.

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2020 Vergilian Society Translation Contest Results

Open only to secondary-level students of Latin (including home-schooled), the contest sets a passage from Vergil’s Aeneid for translation. In addition, contestants are required to answer several questions, and write a 3-4 paragraph essay based on the text set. Cash prizes are awarded to the top ten papers. Certificates of Commendation are sent to excellent papers.

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