Vergilian Society Call for Proposals to Direct October 2020 Symposium Campanum in Cuma, Italy

The Vergilian Society seeks potential directors, on topics of their choosing, for the fifth annual Symposium Campanum, to take place at the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy in mid-October, 2020. These October Symposia differ in focus from our summer Symposium Cumanum: we will consider proposals on any aspect of […]

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2019 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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McKay Book Prize, 2019

The President and Board of Trustees of the Vergilian Society and the McKay Prize Committee are pleased to present the 2019 Alexander G. McKay Prize for Vergilian Studies to Sergio Casali for his book Virgilio, Eneide 2. Introduzione, traduzione e commento. Few books of poetry are more iconic than Aeneid 2. Daring to give the sequel […]

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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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