Request for proposals–Exchange Program Grant

Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Harry Wilks, the Vergilian Society is pleased to be able to offer one or two seed grants for 2015, to bring a group of secondary students to the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. The grants will cover room and board at the Harry […]

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The Virgil Society

Click below for the 2014-15 meetings of the Virgil Society of the United Kingdom. The Virgil Society

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Coverage of the 2014 Symposium Cumanum

Quarto Canale: Area Flegrea, Simposio Virgiliano (June 28, 2014)

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Villa Restoration

The restored front face of the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana.

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Vergil Week at CWRU

Now announcing Vergil Week 2014 at Case Western Reserve University.  Please click below for the really wonderful schedule of events.  The program will take place April 19-25th: http://classics.case.edu/vergil-week-2014-2/

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In Memoriam Notice

Harry T. Wilks In Memoriam It is with a mixture of tremendous sadness and deep admiration that we must share the news of the death of Harry Wilks on March 11, 2014 on his 89th birthday. Members of the Vergilian Society will be most familiar with Harry from his generous gift leading to complete renovation […]

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Student Exchange Grant Competition 2013

The Vergilian Society congratulates three teachers who will be bringing secondary school students through the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in the year to come. Two teachers, Mary Jo Behrensmeyer (Mt. Vernon, Ohio) and Valerie Gemskie (Chicago, Illinois) are leading public school groups, and many of these students qualify as disadvantaged.  Harry […]

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Vergilian Society Translation Contest

Registration for the first Vergilian Society Translation Contest is now open.  Top contestants can expect a small cash prize and bookplates in the late Spring 2014, prior to school award ceremonies. Please pass the word on to fellow teachers of Vergil who would like to make this opportunity available to their students. Translation Contest Registration […]

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Symposium 2013

Pictures from the 2013 Symposium [ngg_images gallery_ids=”5″ display_type=”photocrati-nextgen_basic_thumbnails”]

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Request for proposals–Exchange Program Grant

Thanks to the generosity of Mr. Harry Wilks, the Vergilian Society is pleased to be able to offer one or two seed grants for summer of 2014, to bring a group of secondary students to the Harry Wilks Study Center at the Villa Vergiliana in Cuma, Italy. The grants will cover room and board at […]

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