Please click on one of the links below:
Kenneth Ogilvie Matier passed away in Durban on 26 December 2017.
The funeral will be held at the Westville Methodist Church on Thursday 4 January 2018 at 14h30.
Postdoctoral posts at the North-West University in the School of Ancient Languages and Text Studies.
UKZN Durban Classics posts: Please note revised advert.
Senior Lecturer Post (x 1) and Lecturer Posts (x 2) in Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban.
Spring/Summer meeting of the Western Cape branch of the Classical Association of South Africa
2 December 2017 Beattie Building, Upper Campus, University of Cape Town.
Download programme. Please advertise widely.
Valerius Maximus Conference at the University of Cape Town (Monday 23 - Tuesday 24 October 2017)
programme and poster.
Please print out the poster and advertise it on noticeboards and electronic media.
University of the Free State: Vacancies in Classics. For details please see
(notice). For enquiries, please contact Prof. J. C. Zietsman (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Professor Victor Castellani of the University of Denver, USA, will present a seminar
'On misreading Sophocles' Antigone
not without reference to Athol Fugard's The Island' on Friday 11 August at Wits University. Please contact Dylan Futter
(email@example.com) for further information if you wish to attend.
An outline of the seminar is available
One final reminder that the abstracts for ASCS 39 (2018) in Brisbane are due by Friday 28 July.
The schedules of those on the refereeing panels mean that late submissions will not be accepted. Please don't be caught out.
For information and guidelines, see the
(note the Call for Papers tab, and the ASCS Guidelines and Forms tab)
ASCS Conferences and Proceedings page
Three conferences will be hosted by the University of Pretoria, 5-8 September 2017.
These are the conferences of the South African Society for Near Eastern Studies (SASNES),
the Old Testament Society of Southern Africa (OTSSA), and
the Association for the Study of the Septuagint in South Africa (LXXSA)
Note also the LXXSA conference organised by the
Karolí Gáspár University of the Reformed Church, Budapest, Hungary, and
the North-West University, Potchefstroom, to be held in Budapest, Hungary,
20-23 September 2017. (Conference page).
University of Pretoria Post: Lecturer in Greek
(UP Greek lecturer post) NB: Deadline 7 July 2017.
Final call for papers: "Poverty and Wealth in the Ancient World"
32nd Biennial Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa,
Pretoria 26-29 October 2017. Go to
or download registration form
Workshop: Laurence Bloom's The Principle of Non-contradiction in Plato's Republic, 10 June 2017, Wits University (Download Programme in PDF)
Classics Post at the University of Cape Town
(Download UCT Classics post advertisement in WORD)
Classics Post at UKZN Howard College
(Download advertisement in PDF)
Active Latin Workshop at Potchefstroom
(Go to questionnaire)
Call for applications for the Vogel Award 2017
(Go to notice)
Call for conference papers.
International Interdisciplinary Conference "Conceptualising the Divine:
Revelations, Internalisations and Identifications with the Divine in the Greek, Near Eastern and African Worlds,"
20-22 April 2017, North-West University (Potchefstroom)
Titles with short abstracts (500 words) should be submitted to Eleni Pachoumi at:
firstname.lastname@example.org by 20 February 2017. Download the conference
Spring meeting of the Western Province branch of CASA
at Iona Wine Farm Saturday 22 October 2016.
(Download programme in Word)
Annual meeting of the Northern Branch of CASA to be held at
Potchefstroom, Saturday 22 October 2016.
(Download programme in Word)
Post at the University of Pretoria.
(Department of Ancient Languages and Cultures) in New Testament Greek.
Statement follows: 'The Department of Ancient Languages and Cultures,
University of Pretoria, will soon be advertising a post of lecturer in New
Testament Greek. We are on the lookout for a BEE candidate with an MA in
Greek (Classical or New Testament) and a possible interest in teaching
something in Ancient Culture Studies (Classical Greece). If anyone is such a
candidate or knows of such a candidate who might be interested, please
contact the HoD, Prof. Henk Potgieter (email@example.com).'
32nd Biennial Conference of the Classical
Association of South Africa: Call for Papers (download notice
Contract post in Classics at UNISA in 2017
CASA (Western Province) Autumn Meeting 9
April 2016 (download programme
Praying and Contemplating: Religious and
Philosophical Interactions in Late Antiquity Conference. 31 March-2 April
2016. North-West University, Potchefstroom (download final programme
Archaeological Society of South Africa tour
of Turkey (download
itinerary [3.5 mb] and booking form).
Western Cape Spring meeting invitation
Two posts in the Department of Ancient
Studies at the University of Stellenbosch: Junior lecturer in Latin /
Classical Civilisations (download advert
here); Associate Professor / Senior lecturer in Greek (download advert
Both adverts are written in Afrikaans and English.
University of Stellenbosch Ancient Studies
iter viae antiquae to the South of France / Barcelona, 28 November-12
December 2015 (download brochure
CASA circular August 2015 (download
Chairman's report 2013-2015 (download
Classical civilization in South African
secondary schools report (download
Preliminary programme of the 31st Biennial
Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa 7-10 July 2015
Invitation to art exhibition inspired by
Homer "A Catalogue of Shapes' 4 July - 18 July SMAC Gallery, Woodstock, Cape
Town (download invitation here)
CASA Conference July 2015: download
"Prophets and Profits": 16th UNISA Classics
Colloquium 29-31 July 2015(download
Call for Papers,
Hotel registration card,
Villa Ridge Hotel
CASA Conference July 2015: download fifth
Classics post at UNISA (download
for application here -- both PDF).
CASA Conference July 2015: download fourth
CASA Conference July 2015: download
conference registration form
CASA Conference July 2015: download Living
Latin workshop registration form
here (Word format).
The deadline for applications for the Vogel
Award 2015 has been extended to 15 May.
CASA Western Cape branch Autumn meeting 9 May
CASA Conference July 2015: download third
circular from conference organizers
For information about the Capena Excavation
Project (go to
CASA essay prize results 2014 (download
Chairperson's letter here)
Living Language Latin Workshop, North West
University 29 June - 6 July 2015 (download information and registration form
Final programme of University of Johannesburg
conference on Graeco-African and Afro-Byzantine Studies 27 October-1
November 2014 (download
Biblical Hebrew workshop at NWU 24-28
November 2014 (download advert in English
here, in Afrikaans
Spring meeting and AGM of Western Cape branch
of CASA 1 November 2014 (download here)
Programme of the 2014 UNISA Classics
colloquium 22-24 October 2014 (download PDF
Information about 2014 UNISA Classics
colloquium (download PDF
Post in Ancient Greek at the University of
Stellenbosch (download advertisement
Post of Research Professor (Ancient Language
and Text Studies) at North-West University (download advertisement
Circular from the Chair concerning FIEC and
other matters (download
Contract position in Classics at UNISA
Obituary Geoffrey Arthur Hart Chapman
(download text here)
Latin lecturer post at North-Western
University (download advert in Afrikaans
here; download advert in
Screening of National Theatre of Greece's
production of Sophocles' Women of Trachis, 21-22 February at the
University of Johannesburg (download poster/invitation
CASA Fundraiser, Friday 13 September UKZN
Durban (download posters here)
CASA Northern Branch Meeting at UNISA 14
Stellenbosch Classics Tour to Turkey: Iter
Anatolicum (download brochure
Draft programme of the 30th Biennial
Conference of the Classical Association to be held at Bloemfontein 8-11 July
2013 (download Word document
Senior Lectureship (Latin) North-West
University (download advert in English
here; in Afrikaans
Information concerning CASA conference at
Bloemfontein, July 2013 (download Word document1
here, Word document2
Postdoctoral Fellowships at UNISA (download
PDF document here)
Payment of subscription fees (download Word
Postdoctoral Fellowships at the University of
Stellenbosch (dowload Word document
Temporary part-time positions in Classics and
Near-Eastern Studies at UFS, Bloemfontein (download Word document
Report on FIEC conference Bari, Italy 7
September 2012 by Michael Lambert (download Word document
UNISA colloqium 25-27 October 2012 (download
CASA/KVSA North Branch Annual Meeting 29
September (download PDF poster
here, PDF map of Hatfield campus
Two public lectures by Professor Karla
Pohlmann and Dr. Samantha Masters at UCT 8 September (download poster
Subscriptions to CASA are now due. The
application form can be downloaded here (PDF
/ Word). An
Afrikaans version of this form can be obtained from Susan Haskins (firstname.lastname@example.org).
2 posts at Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate
Professor level in Classics at the University of KwaZulu-Natal,
advert / go to
Senior Lecturer in Greek post at the
University of the Free State (go to
Junior Lecturer positions in Latin and
Classics at the University of Stellenbosch (download
CASA Translation Prize (download
poster [PDF]). The deadline
for entries has been extended to 15 November 2011.
The Hellenic Society of Rustenburg Essay
PDF format and Participation Form
Byzantine / Modern
Greek at the University of Johannesburg (download PDF by clicking
29th International Conference of the Classical Association of South Africa
(28-30 June 2011). Second Call for Papers.
Vogel Award 2011 (download here in
MS Word or as
CASA Essay 2010 (download letter here in
Administrative Assistant Post,
Classics UKZN Durban (Download
UFS Tour to Egypt 25 November - 9 December 2010
(Download PDF brochure here).
3-year Contract Post in Classics, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg
1-year Contract Post in Classics, UKZN, Pietermaritzburg
Lectureship in Latin / Medical Terminology at the University of Pretoria
Lectureship in Biblical / Classical Greek at the University of Pretoria.
CASA Essay 2009 (download letter here in
Berlin, 2009 (M. Lambert)
Virgil Prize. For terms and conditions,
download the PDF form here.
10th UNISA Classics Colloquium in
collaboration with the Department of New Testament and Early Christian
Studies. Download programme here (PDF).
Tour to Syria /
Turkey led by the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Free
State November-December 2009. Download advertisement in Word or PDF by
clicking on the following links (Word)
Vogel Award 2009
(download letter here in
MS Word or as
Second Call for Papers: 28th Biennial Conference of
the Classical Association of South Africa (29 June to 2 July 2009).
Download in Word or
UNISA Classics Colloquium IX: 23-25
Visit of Professor Kurt Raaflaub and
Professor Deborah Boedeker to UKZN 6-8 August 2008
Stellenbosch Tour of South Italy / Sicily.
Tour of Classical Sites Led by Warren
Snowball, 11-31 March, 2008
Documents for the
CASA Business Meeting, 5 July 2007
Important News for Teachers of Matric Latin
Presentation: 'Sunken Cities of Ancient
Egypt', Durban, 28 March 2007
Colloquium VIII: 25-27 October 2007
International Conference on the Ancient Novel IV: Call for Papers
CASA Conference 2007:
2-5 July 2007: Second Call for Papers
CASA Essay Competition 2006
Romanus 2006 at Stellenbosch, September 2006
Latin Student Climbs Mt
CASA Conference 2007:
First Call for Papers
Report on the CASA Essay Competition 2005
Minutes of the
Business Meeting, held at
7 July 2005
Support for Latin
Teachers and Learners
CASA Essay Competition 2005
Romanus 2005 at Stellenbosch, September 2005
CASA Conference 2005
B.X. de Wet Essay Results 2004
Conference: 5-7 July, 2005.
Colloquium: 16 - 18 February 2005.
Van Zyl Lecture:
'Classical Justice in the XVIII Olympiad: Athens 2004'
Romanus at Stellenbosch, September 2004
Chairperson's Newsletter, June 2004
Minutes of the
Business Meeting, held at Stellenbosch 2 July 2003