News

The Association from time to time announces academic posts, scholarship opportunities, notices of competition deadlines and meetings of CASA. The most recent notices are shown below.

Postponement: Global Classics and Africa

Due to circumstances caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the organising committee of the 2nd International Classics Conference in Ghana has decided to postpone ‘Global Classics and Africa’, which was to be held from October 8 to 10, 2020. The conference has now been rescheduled to October 7 to 10, 2021, and the venue for the conference, the University of Ghana, remains the same.

Decisions on abstracts have already been communicated and speakers will be maintained for 2021, but we may re-issue the call for abstracts later this year.

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Special issue of TAPA

Call for Papers: Special issue of TAPA. Patrice Rankine and Sasha-Mae Eccleston are editing a special issue of TAPA (153.1) to appear in April 2023. For further information please follow the link above.

Brill Directory of Women Classicists

Invitation to contribute to the Brill Directory of Women Classicists edited by Graham Whitaker (Glasgow, UK). Jo-Marie Claassen requests that volunteers write biographies of women Classicists who worked in South Africa but who are no longer alive. Please send contributions to her (jmc@adept.co.za) for onward transmission to Graham Whitaker (Graham.Whitaker@glasgow.ac.uk). There are some brief guidelines for contributions.

Book Launch on 7 March

Invitation to the launch of A Homeric Catalogue of Shapes. Saturday 7 March 2020 at 11:30 a.m. in the foyer of the Stellenbosch City Hall (corner of Plein Street and Andringa Street, Stellenbosch).

From the publisher’s website:

The creative process described by scholars for the Homeric epics shares many key attributes with the modern visual art-forms of collage and its less familiar variant: sculptural assemblage. A Homeric Catalogue of Shapes describes a series of twelve sculptures that together function as an abstract portrait of Homer: not a depiction of him as an individual, but as a compositional system.

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