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.

Spring Meeting (Western Cape)

On Saturday 5 September 2020 Dr Gail Trimble (Trinity College, Oxford) will present a virtual paper to the Association titled ‘How to build a heroine: Catullus’ Ariadne and Virgil’s Dido’

The paper forms part of the Spring Meeting of the Western Cape branch and is hosted by the University of Cape Town. A separate AGM of the Western Cape branch will follow the talk.

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Congratulations to Roléne Meyer

Congratulations to Roléne Meyer who has achieved her DLitt et Phil at UNISA for a thesis titled Ut pictura poesis: Kleur en teks in die Latynse poësie van die eerste eeu vC met spesiale verwysing na die Georgica van Vergilius (As is painting, so is poetry: Colour and text in Latin poetry of the first century BC with special reference to Vergil’s Georgics). See attachment

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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.