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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.

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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XXI Unisa Classics Colloquium

The Classics Section at UNISA is pleased to announce its first call for papers, inviting abstracts for the annual Unisa Classics Colloquium, to be held in Pretoria from 15 to 18 October 2020.

Ancient artists and writers focused heavily on the role of elite male citizens in their representations of warfare in the ancient world, and this was for the most part also the focus of scholarship on warfare up to the mid-20th century. 

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