California Classical Association ~ South
NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS
NOV. 6, 2021 FALL CONFERENCE MEETING PROGRAM
FREE and FULLY VIRTUAL with LIVE Q & A opportunities
9:30am - 12:30pm
Our appreciation to our host, the Classics Department, UC Irvine
We are very honored to announce these four guest speakers:
Exact times for each speaker are now on the updated program flier.
"Classics as a Tool for Liberation, Healing and Unity"
In this talk I will take listeners on a journey through how Black people have historically used Classics as a way to navigate their way in this society. I will also use these stories as an inspiration for all of us to understand the unifying power of Classics.
Jerolyn E. Morrison
HELLENIC MUSEUM SUMMER SCHOOL
Australia's Hellenic Museum Summer School
ASCSA , the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, announces William Sanders Scarborough Fellowships for 2022! See their detailed announcement HERE. This fellowship is intended to honor and remember Professor William Sanders Scarborough and to help foster diversity in the fields of Classical and Hellenic Studies and the Humanities more broadly by supporting students and teachers from underrepresented groups in their study and research at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. Deadline is January 15, 2022.
ASCSA offers many opportunities for study and financial support, such as the Wiener Archaeology Lab funded fellowships. Applicants can be from any college worldwide or be independent scholars. Check their website regularly!
News from the National Committee for Latin and Greek and the Joint National Committee on Languages--National Council on Language and International Studies:
National Language Advocacy Days 2022 will be virtual on February 2-4. ANYONE can join in this important work. It is interesting and rewarding to meet congressional members and represent our interests. Please help advocate for expanded language legislation, grants, NEH, etc., at the languagepolicy.org and their Legislative Action Center page - they make it EASY!
NCLG thanks CCA South for their donations that sent TWO CALIFORNIANS TO LANGUAGE ADVOCACY DAYS 2021 - and look forward to representing CA again in 2022.
NCLG Member Badge
Through many classical organization's donations NCLG holds a Significant Contributor position within JNCL-NCLIS
AUGUST 28th! High School Students of APIDA heritage are invited to "APIDA In Classics," a special AAACC-sponsored panel on studying Classics in college. Check out details HERE and look for possible shared recordings later.
ADVOCACY TO REPRESENT YOUR VOICE
Please Help Advocate for Language Legislation, Grants, NEH, etc., at languagepolicy.org
CCA South supports the National Committee for Latin and Greek for their work in advocating for Latin and Greek to Congressional representatives. The NCLG has spent 40+ years as a board member of the Joint National Committee on Languages--National Council on Language and International Studies. YOUR 2020 DONATIONS JUST SENT TWO CALIFORNIANS TO JNCL-NCLIS CONGRESSIONAL LANGUAGE ADVOCACY DAYS, FEB 3-5 -- GRATIAS!!!
MAY AND JUNE ADVOCACY EVENTS
"CHANGING PERSPECTIVES: PARADIGM SHIFT IN COURSE CONTENT"
Dan McGlathery hosts Skye Shirley, Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Serena Witzke, Victoria Pagan
"ACTIONABLE STEPS TOWARDS INCREASING INCLUSIVITY"
Katie Robinson hosts Jamie Banks, John Bracey, Maureen Lamb, Svetlana Lazarova
New Perspectives and Directions for Study of the Ancient Mediterranean Region from
FIVE innovative educators striving for inclusion and equity:
Ted Zarrow, Anton Schulzki, Skye Shirley, John Bracey, and William Lee!
RECENT AWARDS RECOGNIZE OUR CCA SOUTH MEMBERS!