• Deadline for submission of abstracts for CAMWS is September 25, 2015.


2016 Rome Prize

The American Academy in Rome invites applications for the 2016 Rome Prize. 
For over a century, the Academy has awarded the Rome Prize to support innovative work in the arts and humanities. Through a national juried competition, Rome Prizes are awarded to emerging and established artists and scholars working in the following disciplines:

Tirones Webinar

Technology Tools for the 21st Century Latin Teacher: Teaching Latin Literature
Monday, September 28, 2015
6:30 p.m. EST
For more information, see TironesWebinar.

Search Announced for Editor of The Classical Journal

Applications are now being accepted for the position of Editor of The Classical Journal.  The term of the current Editor ends on June 30, 2016.  Applicants must be members of The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) and must agree to serve at least one five-year term (July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2021).  The CAMWS Constitution permits the term of the CJ Editor to be renewed on

New CAMWS Award in honor of Edward Phinney

The Classical Association of the Middle West and South has established the Edward Phinney Book Prize, to be awarded to any student receiving a perfect score on the College Greek Exam. After receiving his PhD from the University of California Berkeley (1963), he joined the Classics department at the University of Massachusetts in 1969, where he became an important advocate for educational technology and distance learning. With Patricia Bell he was the author of the Cambridge Latin Course. He died in 1996.