Call for Papers: Symposium Campanum 2019

Reading the City: Inscriptions of the Bay of Naples October 23-27, 2019 Directors: Jacqueline DiBiasie-Sammons (University of Mississippi) and Holly M. Sypniewski (Millsaps College) The Vergilian Society invites proposals for papers for the 2019 Symposium Campanum at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. This symposium investigates the role of inscribed materials in the cities, towns, […]

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Symposium Cumanum ~ Call for Proposals for June 2020

The Vergilian Society is soliciting proposals for directors for the twenty-sixth annual Symposium Cumanum, to take place at the Harry Wilkes Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy near the end of June, 2020.  We will consider a proposal on any theme pertaining to Vergil and his times, although preference may be given […]

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Call for Papers: Symposium Cumanum 2019

Virgil and the Feminine Symposium Cumanum 2019 June 20-22, Villa Virgiliana, Cuma Co-Directors: Elena Giusti (Warwick) and Victoria Rimell (Warwick) The ‘Father of the West’ has not escaped scrutiny by feminist criticism. Since identifying the repressed female voice with Virgil’s subversive voice of loss (Perkell 1997, Nugent 1999),  scholars have turned from a practice of reading […]

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Extended Deadline: Vergilian Society Call for Proposals to Direct October 2019 Symposium Campanum in Cuma, Italy.

The Vergilian Society announces a new September 14 deadline for proposals from potential directors for topics for the fourth annual Symposium Campanum, to take place at the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy in mid-October, 2019. These October Symposia differ in focus from our summer Symposium Cumanum: we will consider […]

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Vergilian Society McKay Book Prize competition 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 $800), is awarded every other year to the […]

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Extended deadline: Vergilian Society seeks proposals to direct a Symposium in Italy in June 2019

Symposium Cumanum ~ Call for Proposals for June 2019. The Vergilian Society has extended the deadline for proposals to direct the twenty-fifth annual Symposium Cumanum, to take place at the Harry Wilkes Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma in about the third week of June, 2019.  We will consider a proposal on any […]

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Position Announcement Editor, Vergilius 

The Board of Trustees of the Vergilian Society is seeking applicants for the position of editor for its journal Vergilius. Vergilius publishes annually peer-reviewed articles on all aspects of Vergil, along with the renowned annual Vergil Bibliography. Vergilius has a wide readership and good circulation. Recent updates to the journal include online publication with no […]

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New Tour, Winter 2018-2019

Romans in Southern Spain–Andalusia and Merida Dec 27, 2018-Jan 5, 2019 Director: Beverly Berg This program focuses primarily on Andalusia in Southern Spain and features outstanding archaeological museums and the impressive ruins of the Roman era, including Emerita, Italica, and Baelo Claudia. We also visit some outstanding Moorish monuments, such as the palace at Granada and […]

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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. Certificates of Commendation will […]

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Call for Papers: SCS 2019

Call for Papers, Vergilian Society Panel at the January 2019 Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Diego ~ What’s in a Name?: Race, Ethnicity, and Cultural Identity in the Poetry of Vergil             As the Aeneid approaches its brutal conclusion, Vergil focuses a final time on Juno, whose determination to see the destruction of […]

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