CAMW Member Recipients of 2019 Classics Everywhere Grants

Congratulations to the following CAMWS members who are reipients of 2019 Classics-Everywhere Grants from the Society for Classical Studies: 

Robert Holschuh Simmons (Monmouth College IL)

  • "Classics Day V" - Classics Day is a hands-on, multidisciplinary immersion into the worlds of Greece, Rome, and a range of other cultures from the distant past

Nathalie Roy (Glasgow Middle School LA)

  • "Mini Maker Faire: Roman Concrete" - Demonstration on how to mix ancient Roman Concrete

Sarah Shin (CHD Academy CA)

  • "The Stuff of Legend: Classical Mythology and its Impact on Creative Writing" - Creative writing workshop serving as an introduction to basics of Latin, Roman culture, and Roman mythology

Donna Zuckerberg (Eidolon, CA)

  • "First-Generation Classics" - Special issue of Eidolon to focus on first-generation Classics

Jessica Wright (University of Texas at San Antonio)

  • "Philosophy and Literature Circle" - a prison education program to bring non-incarcerated undergraduates to a Texas corrections facility to read, discuss, and write about portions of the OdyseyRepublic, and Epic of Gilgamesh

Michele Valerie Ronnick (Wayne State University MI)

  • "Black Classicisms and the Black Atlantic: A Public Program" - general public meeting at the Detroit Public Library showcasing the exhibit of "12 Black Classicists"
  • Creating a packaged curriculum to teach people about classic Greek literature in ways that help cross racial and cultural borders

Krishni Burns (Valparaiso University IN)

  • "Homerathon in ChicagoLand" - a public outdoor reading of Homer's Odyssey, organized by students from Valparaiso University and the University of Illinois at Chicago