2018 CAMWS Meeting (Albuquerque, New Mexico)

Listen here to audio recordings made at the 2018 Banquet Hotel Information
Airport Shuttle

Meeting Information and Program

About Albuquerque 
Information for Families
Information for Advertizers and Exhibitors Information for Presiders and Presenters

Here is a draft of the minutes of the 2018 Business Meeting in Albuquerque. These minutes need to be approved by the membership at the 2019 meeting in Lincoln but are open for revision and correction until then.

Meeting Information and Program
The 114th meeting of CAMWS will be held on April 11-14, 2018 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Hotel Albuquerque at the invitation of the University of New Mexico. All the sessions will be held at the Hotel Albuquerque except for those on Friday afternoon, which will be held on the campus of the University of New Mexico. The program will begin on Wednesday evening, April 11th, with a plenary panel entitled "Fashioning Ancient Women on Screen" and a reception sponsored by the Women's Classical Caucus. There will be three full days of papers, beginnng on Thursday morning, April 12th, and ending at 5:30 pm on Saturday, April 14th.
Meeting at a Glance
Program of the 2018 Meeting
Panels and Workshops
Round Table Discussion Topics
Abstracts Listed by Title
Abstracts Listed by Last Name of Presenter

Handouts and other materials uploaded by presenters can be accessed at camws.org/2018-meeting-uploads. Presenters are advised to contact camws@camws.org for instructions about uploading.
For additional information about Stephen Lekson, the pleany speaker on Thursday evening, see https://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/30/science/30chaco.html
Let's Learn Latin: This Ascanius workshop will also be offered for Elementary School Teachers on April 13, 2018 at the Hotel Albuquerque. Participation is free. To register, go here. CAMWS members are invited to visit the workshop. For more information, go here

These Minutes of the 2017 Business Meeting were approved by voice vote at  the 2018 Business meeting in Albuqueque.

Listen to the audio from the banquet here. 
Welcome (Antony Augoustakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
lcome (Chaouki Abdallah, Provost and Executive Vice President of University of New Mexico)
Response (Andrew T. Faulkner, University of Waterloo)
SCS Teaching Award: E. Del Chrol (Marshall University) (Helen Cullyer, Society for Classical Studies)
SCS Teaching Award: Mary Pendergraft (Wake Forest University) (Helen Cullyer, Society for Classical Studies)
Announcement: CAMWS Latin Teacher Training Initiative (John F. Miller, University of Virginia)
Special Service Award: Evelyn Harris (Osman Umurhan, University of New Mexico)
Special Service Award: Ferdnand Labrunerie (David Schenker, University of Missouri at Columbia)
Special Service Award: Donna Zuckerberg (Laura McClure, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Introduction (Antony Augoustakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Ovatio: Susan O. Shapiro, Utah State University (David J. White, Baylor University) 
Ovatio: Philip V. Barnes, John Burroughs School (David J. White, Baylor University) 
Ovatio: T. Davina McClain, Northwestern State University (David J. White, Baylor University)
Introduction (Antony Augoustakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
Address: “Classics on the Midwest Frontier”: The Legacy of Walter Ray Agard (Laura McClure, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Closing Remarks (Antony Augoustakis, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)

Banquet Address: “Classics on the Midwest Frontier”: The Legacy of Walter Ray Agard (Laura McClure, University of Wisconsin-Madison): 

Listen and watch the ovationes, declaimed by David J. White of Baylor University, here

Information for Advertizers and Exhibitors
Placing Ads in the CAMWS Program
Information for Exhibitors

Information for Presiders and Presenters
A Guide for Presenting Professional Papers at CAMWS Meetings (pdf)
A Guide for Presiders of Sessions at CAMWS Meetings (pdf)

On-line registration is now closed. It is still possible to register on-site.

Hotel Information
Unfortunately the room blocks at the Hotel Albuquerque, the Hotel Chaco and the Best Western Rio Grande Inn are now all full. Hotel Chaco still has some rooms at a "best available rate." Please call 866-505-7829 or 505-843-6300 or email abqreservations@hhandr.com for details. There are no other hotels in close proximity to the Hotel Albuquerque. Please feel free to use the CAMWS Facebook page as a way to find a roommate who already has a hotel reservation. CAMWS greatly regrets this inconvenience caused by the unexpectedly large number of CAMWS members planning to come to Albuquerque for the meeting. The Hyatt Regency in downtown Albuquerque has agreed to offer an attractive rate to CAMWS members still in need of accomodation: https://camws.org/node/951

Airport Shuttle service to/from Albuquerque International Sunport

Charter Luxury Services (https://charterluxuryservices.comis offering a special rate to CAMWS members for round-trip airport transfers to the Hotel Albuquerque/Hotel Chaco. (Note that the Best Western Rio Grande Inn provides complimentary shuttle service for its guests.)


            $28 round-trip airport transfer;

            $19 one-way airport transfer


Please note that the round-trip rate reflects a savings of $10 on the standard fee charges by shuttles and taxis to downtown Albuquerque. You must reserve in advance of arrival to lock in your CAMWS special rates. (Fees are non-refundable, but changes are permitted in consultation with service office)


How to book:

To complete online booking you will need the following: credit card and airline flight information.Go to https://charterluxuryservices.com/conferences/ and click on the CAMWS box in order to go to the reservation page and enter personal details. Be sure to select CAMWS under conference group. The Hotel Albuquerque will then appear automatically.  Then, fill in the remaining requested fields, including flight details, etc.Upon completion of entire transaction, you will receive an electronic confirmation of your reservation by email. Maintain copy of reservation for your trip that also includes specific instructions about where to board the CLS (Charter Luxury Service) shuttle outside the baggage area located at the Albuquerque International Sunport. CLS also has a transportation desk at the Albuquerque International Sunport on Baggage Claim level across from carousel #6. On arrival days shuttles leave hourly at the top of the hour between 8am – 1am; on departure days shuttles leave hourly from Hotel Albuquerque between 3:20am – 8:20pm.

About Albuquerque
From the Local Committee:
Here is a Slide Show inviting you to Albuquerque.
Here is a Albuquerque Restaurant Guide.
Here is a New Mexico Travel Guide.
18 Reasons to Visit Albuquerque in 2018 (A 19th Reason is to attend the CAMWS meeting, of course.)
Here is a packet of promotional/discount coupons for restaurants, shopping and other things to do in Albuquerque.
If you are staying over Saturday night, you might consider attending a performance of Tablao Flamenco, which takes place at the Hotel Albuquerque. For more information and advanced ticketing (recommended), see http://www.tablaoflamenco.org/

Those of you who are Opera buffs may want to catch this performance of Bellini's Norma while you are in Albuquerque.
The New Mexico Museum of Natural History, within walking distance of the Hotel Albuquerque, has a special exhibit on Da Vinci Genius hru July: http://www.nmnaturalhistory.org/exhibits/temporary-exhibits/da-vinci-genius.

Information fo Families
For those who might need a sitter during the conference, the following local babysitting and childcare organization may be of assistace: https://www.albuquerquesitters.com/. Please contact the CAMWS in advance or at the registration desk if you are in need of  private space  for nursing or pumping.

Albuquerque has a number of family-friendly attractions:
ABQ BioPark, which includes a zoo, botanical gardens, an aquarium, Tingely Beach, and the BioPark train: http://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/biopark .
Explora, an interactive kids science museum across the street from the city's art museum: http://www.explora.us/ .
New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science: https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/listing/new-mexico-museum-of-natural-history-&-science/3792/
Albuquerque Old town: http://www.albuquerqueoldtown.com.
Museum of Natural History is next to Explora, but here's it's link too: https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/listing/new-mexico-museum-of-natural-history-%26-science/3792/
The ABQ Main library has daily events for kids: https://www.abqlibrary.org/mainlibrary 
And here is the city's overall guide: https://www.visitalbuquerque.org/things-to-do/family-fun/