111th CAMWS Meeting (Boulder)


The meeting was held at Millennium Harvest House at the invitation of the University of Colorado.

The Meeting at a Glance

Program (pdf) Also available as webpage.

Minutes of the 111th Business Meeting (March 27, 2015). Note: These minutes were approved at the 112th business meeting in Williamsburgn, VA in March, 2016.

Listen to audio from the Banquet here.


Cancellation Policy: All requests for registration cancellation and refunds must be received by March 2, 2015 and are subject to a $15 administrative fee.  

Last Minute Program Changes and Updates

A Guide for Presenting Professional Papers at CAMWS Meetings (pdf)

A Guide for Presiders of Sessions at CAMWS Meetings (pdf)

Presenter Uploads

Presenters can upload here handouts, powerpoints, and other files related to their presentations. If you are a presenter, please consider this option seriously in order to save paper and insure that your materials will be available to all those attending your session and to other interested individuals. Uploaded materials will continue to be available indefinitely after the meeting. If you would like to upload files, please contact camws@camws.org for instructions.

Meeting Registration

On-line registration is now closed. If you still need to register for this meeting, you can do so on-site.

Please note that the Friday afternoon sessions on the campus of the University of Colorado are free and open to the public. No registration is necessary for these events.

Hotel Information

No more rooms are available at the Millennium. CAMWS has identified the following overflow hotel: Boulder Marriott, 2660 Canyon Blvd., (303) 440-8877, where a block of rooms has been reserved at a rate of $139.00 plus tax. The Marriott is c.1 mile from the Millennium. To make a reservation, call Marriott Reservations at (800) 228-9290 or (303) 440-8877 on or before Monday, March 2, 2015. Be sure to identify yourself as a member of the CAMWS group.

Here is another hotel possibility: Days Hotel Boulder (dayshotelboulder.com). $89.00 with a hot breakfast buffet included.5397 South Boulder Road, Boulder, CO 80303, US 36 table mesa exit.  All  rooms have refrigerators and microwaves, wireless internet access, cable, local calls free, iron and ironing board, coffee makers, etc.  While this hotel is three miles from the Millennium and the UC campus, if at least 40 CAMWS members book rooms, the hotel will provide shuttle service. Be sure to mention CAMWS when you call to book a room. Phone: 303-499-4422. 
The Millennium Harvest House is located at 1345 28th Street, Boulder, CO 80302 (303) 443-3850. Located in the heart of Boulder, Colorado amid 16 beautiful acres, Millennium Harvest House offers perfect access to the University of Colorado campus, Folsom Field, the Twenty Ninth Street retail center, and historic Pearl Street Mall, local business offices, dining hot spots, characteristic attractions, and miles of scenic paths for hiking and biking. Newly transformed Superior and Deluxe guest rooms and suites at their signature Boulder, Colorado hotel showcase modern styling with an inviting western flair… many with stunning views of the nearby Rocky Mountain foothills. ​For all attendees the Millenniium is offering a rate of $129 (plus tax) per night for a room with either a king or two queen-sized beds,  including a full breakfast and in-room internet. To receive the special rate, you must make your reservation by midnight on Tuesday, February 23, 2015, using this link: Classical Association of the Middle West and South. Guests may also send their reservation request via email to boulder.reservations@millenniumhotels.com, via fax to (303) 442-3821, or via the hotel toll free at (800) 545-6285 (8am-5pm MST Monday-Friday). Please refer to Group Code 1503CLASSI. Please contact the hotel directly if you are booking outside of the group dates or if the requested dates are unavailable online.

Walking Directions between Hotel and Campus

What to Do in Boulder

Boulder has 500 restaurants, and the Local Committee has created a list of favorite dining spots both within walking distance of the Millenium Harvest House and further afield.  
The Boulder Visitors Bureau has a superb website (www.bouldercoloradousa.com/) detailing the numerous attractions and things to do. 
The CAMWS Local Committee also provides this list of Things to Do in Boulder.

Getting to Boulder

Some travel information is available from the website of the Millenium Harvest House Hotel (www.millenniumhotels.com/Boulder‎). In addition the Local Committee has provided detailed information about travel options.

Continuing Education Credits

Teachers who would like to earn 3.3 Continuing Education Unites (CEU’s) for attending the meeting do not have to do anything in advance. When they arrive, they should simply ask at the CAMWS registration desk for a CEU application form. Before leaving the meeting, they should return the completed form to the CAMWS registration desk, along with a check for $7.50, payable to “UW-Madison Extension.”

GSIC-Sponsored Events

The Graduate Student Issues Committee (GSIC) will once again sponsor both a panel and  a workshop specifically designed to address the interest of graduate students. Both will take place on, Thursday evening, March 26 in the Millennium Hotel. The topic of this year’s panel will be “Making the Most of Graduate School Experience” and the topic of the workshop is “Reverse-Engineering a Syllabus.” Complimentary pizza will be served to any graduate or undergraduate student who registers in advance to attend the panel.

Ascanius Workshop

In conjunction with the CAMWS meeting, Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute is sponsoring a workshop entitled "Let's Learn Latin". This engaging workshop is intended for elementary and middle school teachers who do not currently teach Latin but who would like to begin to incorporate Latin into their classroom curriculum". This workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Millennium Harvest House. Funded by the CAMWS Committee for the Promotion of Latin. Participation is free but pre-registration is required. Brochure.

Meeting Highlights

A free reception, hosted by the former presidents of CAMWS, will open the meeting, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Wednesday, in the Millennium Harvest House. Between Thursday morning and Saturday afternoon there will be four pedagogical workshops, eight panels, and twelve paper sessions on a wide variety of pedagogical and scholarly topics. New this year are roundtable discussions at noon on Thursday and Saturday on a variety of topics including a Tabula Latina, the National Latin Exam, the CAMWS Translation Exam and Greek pedagogy. The Committee for the Promotion of Latin will sponsor a workshop entitled Latin at the Middle School Level: Who Are Our Students? How Do We Reach Them? and a panel entitled Rethinking Memorization in Learning Latin.  There will also be a CPL-sponsored happy hour for K-12 teachers, a reception sponsored by the Women's Classical Caucus, and a lunch hosted by the Vergilian Society. Friday afternoon's sessions will be held on the campus of the University of Colorado, where we are trying something different this year. Instead of an afternoon reception, the university is hosting a complimentary lunch for all attendees at the spectacular CU Stadium Club overlooking Folsom Field and the Rocky Mountains. Friday evening's banquet will be held in the ballroom at the Millennium Harvest House and will feature President Ruth Scodel’s address entitled “Sunt Lacrimae Rerum and the ovationes for 2014-2015, presented in Latin by the CAMWS orator Jim May. More awards will be announced at the annual business meeting on Saturday, 8:15-9:25 a.m.; if you show up, you may win a book from one of our exhibitors.

Abstracts Arranged by Author's Name

Abstracts Arranged by Title

Panels and Workshops

Round Table Discussion Topics

2014 Business Meeting Minutes

Note: These minutes of the 2014 meeting must be approved by the membership at the 2015 Business Meeting.

Information for Exhibitors CAMWS regrets that it has no more room for additional exhibitors in Boulder.

Do You Want to Place an Ad in the Program? CAMWS regrets that it can accomodate no additional ads in the 2015 program.

Call for Papers, Panels and Workshops
The call for panel and workshop proposals is closed.

Individual Abstract Submission Form
The call for individual paper proposals is closed.

Formatting Guidelines for CAMWS Abstract Submissions