ROME/ATHENS SUMMER SCHOLARSHIPS
This is a special opportunity for Club
members to win scholarships of up to
$5,000 toward the cost of study in the
summer session of the American Academy
in Rome, the American School of
Classical Studies at Athens, or the Paideia Institute for study in Greece and/or Rome. All members
in the third consecutive year of paid
membership in the Club are eligible to
apply for the award, although preference
will be given to secondary school
teachers and graduate students.
Interested individuals should obtain
applications from the Academy, School or Institute,
complete them, and send copies of all
application materials by MARCH 1, 2013 to Prof. Matthew McGowan, Dept. of
Classics, Fordham University, Bronx, NY
10458. For info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
PHYLLIS WINQUIST TUITION ASSISTANCE
These awards are bestowed by the NYCC in
honor of a master teacher, Phyllis
Winquist, to support candidates who are
taking courses to acquire or improve
skills in teaching Latin or Ancient
Greek in grades 7-12. Candidates must be
paid members of the NYCC at the time of
applying and during the twelve months of
the funded period. They must either be
teaching Classics in grades 7-12 or show
clear indication of doing so in the near
future. All application materials must
be postmarked by March 1, 2013, and mailed to
Ms. Kathleen Durkin, Maspeth High School, Department of Latin, 54-40 74th Street, Maspeth, NY 11373-4702. Please contact Vice-President, Kathleen Durkin, for more information
and an application for the scholarship at email@example.com. The application can be found here:WINQUIST FORM 2013
NEW APA TEACHING AWARDS
Please also take note of the brand new pedagogy awards offered by the American Philological Association, Deadline March 1st. Membership not required. Contact Prof. Ronnie Ancona, APA Vice-President for Education: firstname.lastname@example.org.
$500-1,000 are available to support
projects promoting interest in classical
antiquity in the New York area. All
applicants must be current NY Classical
Club members. Deadline: Wednesday
February 1, 2013. To download the
application click here.
School Latin Sight Translations:
Wednesday, April 10, 2013, 4-6pm, Fordham University, Lincoln Center Campus (60th St./Columbus Ave.). For details and
information on the five levels of
exams—Caesar, Cicero, Ovid, Horace,
Vergil—and to register, visit https://sites.google.com/site/nycchssight/or contact: Kathleen Durkin at email@example.com.
NY City Dionysia: High School
Classical Theater Contest
This year's play for the NY City Dionysia, our classical theater contest for high school students, is Euripides' Bacchae. Adapt Euripides' classical text of divine revelation and revenge to a 15-20 minute performance. Indulge your creative genius! Aim to entertain and to instruct! Date: April 19, 2013, 5-7pm. Place: Leonard Theater, Fordham
Preparatory School (on Fordham
University campus, Bronx, NY 10458). This year's performance includes a special treat: scenes from Plautus' Mostellaria in a new translation with lyrics, The Ghoul Next Door, by Prof. John Starks, Binghamton University SUNY, and original music by Santino DeAngelo. Registration due Friday, March 22, 2013. For info and registration, contact:
Matthew McGowan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oral Reading Contests in Greek and
Saturday, April 20, 2013, 2:30pm, 603 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University. For details and information, all entrants must email Prof. Katharina Volk of Columbia University: email@example.com.
College Greek and Latin Sight
Friday, April 26, 2013, 1:30-5pm, New York University, 100 Washington Square East, Room 503. The Greek exam will be given from 1:30-3; the Latin from 3:15-4:45. Cash prizes! For details and information contact:
Prof. David Sider at: firstname.lastname@example.org.