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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Call for Papers: Identity in Vergil – Symposium Cumanum 2021

“Identity in Vergil: Ancient Representations, Global Receptions” will take place June 23-26, 2021 at the Villa Vergiliana. Abstracts are due by December 1, 2020. See the post for more details.

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CFP: Generic Interplay in and after Vergil

Generic Interplay in and after VergilSymposium Cumanum 2020Villa Vergiliana, CumaJune 24–26, 2020 Co-directors: Brittney Szempruch (United States Air Force Academy) and John F. Miller (University of Virginia)  Although Vergil famously opens the Aeneid with a definitive statement of poetic intent—arma virumque cano—scholarship has long highlighted the poet’s propensity for the complication of firm generic boundaries. Amid a […]

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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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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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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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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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