Friday, January 22, 2021

NCCA Virtual Spring Meeting Saturday, February 6, 2021

The North Carolina Classical Association would like to invite you to the 2021 Virtual Spring Meeting on Saturday, February 6, 2021. Bring your coffee and join us for a day of scholarly talks by educators in the field of Classics. Below is the schedule for the day, as well as a link to registration and more information.

NCCA Virtual Spring Meeting Agenda

9:00                   Zoom Invitation emailed out to registered attendees.

9:30-10:00         Registration

10:00-10:50       "What are the Gods Doing on Roman Republican Coinage?"
                                Lora Holland Goldthwaite (UNC Asheville)

10:55-11:45       "Visiting the Minoans in Mochlos: UNCG's Excavations in Crete."    
                            
   Georgios Doudalis (UNC Greensboro)

11:45-12:40       Business Meeting and Lunch Break  

12:45 – 1:35         "The Great Plague of Athens: Reading Thucydides in the Time of Coronavirus."
                                 Brian Warren (Wake Forest University)

1:40 - 2:30          "Helike: An Unnatural Natural Disaster."
                                 Michiel Van Veldhuizen (UNC Greensboro)


For interested K-12 educators, a certificate will be provided indicating that this conference provides 3 1/2 contact hours of scholarly talks in the field of Classics and 0.35 Continuing Education units (CEU) in an academic subject area of World Languages.

N.B.: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.

MEETING REGISTRATION: Please complete the NCCA Spring Meeting Registration Form AND the NCCA Membership Form for our records.

Spring Meeting Registration Form: CLICK HERE

NCCA Membership Registration Form: CLICK HERE

Please contact Christy Tucker, NCCA President, with any questions.

Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Greek and Latin Classes This Spring at UNC-CH

The UNC Chapel Hill Classics Department is offering several upper level language courses available to any student with 3 semesters of college Greek or Latin (or high school AP Latin). All courses will be remote-synchronous,and students from throughout North Carolina are welcome. The flier can be found here: LATIN & GREEK AT UNC – SPRING 2021

For more information, please contact the instructors listed in the flier, or Prof. Robert Babcock, Director of Undergraduate Studies in Classics.

Friday, June 5, 2020

Low Cost or Free Summer Professional Development Opportunities

American Classical League 73rd Annual (Virtual) Institute

WHEN: June 22-26, 2020
COST: $25.00, or pay what you can. ACL Membership must be current first. Follow this link to register. Registration available until the end of Institute.
CONTINUING EDUCATION: Participants can receive one graduate credit hour from Ashland University. Contact Amy Elifrits for course information.
WHAT: This year's institute will contain a variety of pre-recorded events, live events, plenary sessions, and opportunities for socializing.

Find more information and register HERE.

Cambridge Latin Course Online Latin Teaching Workshops

Cambridge University Press is offering fully-subsidized professional development remotely this summer.

Novice Workshops: June 15, July 7, July 20
Experienced Workshops: June 17, July 9, July 22

Information and registration links for Online Latin Teaching Workshops are available now. Participants are welcome to attend both the novice and experienced workshops.

Find more information and register HERE

Comprehensible, Compelling, and Caring: Working on Your Next Steps in the Latin Classroom2020 Digital Conference

WHEN: July 7-9, 2020
COST: Donation Only
Find more information and register HERE.

Friday, May 29, 2020

NCMA Free Webinar Tuesday 6/2/2020: “Remixing NCMA Resources for Teaching about Ancient Cultures"

The North Carolina Museum of Art will be hosting a free webinar on Tuesday, June 2 at 2:00PM EST.

“Remixing NCMA Resources for Teaching about Ancient Cultures"
"Work side-by-side with the North Carolina Museum of Art to better understand how to use objects from the Ancient World in your classroom. For educators and students, the past comes alive through interrogation of sources, with inquiry-based activities, and through direct connection with our modern world. Participants will receive a free membership to the new Humanities in Class Digital Library, a collaboration led by the National Humanities Center that allows educators at all levels to access, collect, remix, and publish instructional materials using the highest quality sources. This Open Education Resource (OER) platform provides a makerspace environment for you to learn and design activities that use the NCMA collection.”

Only 100 spots are available. Register here.

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

Valley Springs Middle School Open Position

Valley Springs Middle School is seeking a Latin teacher. It is the ONLY public middle school in Western NC with a Latin Program. It is also a brand new program! Apply Here!

Thursday, February 6, 2020

CANCELLED: NCCA Spring Meeting

The NCCA Spring Meeting this Saturday, February 8, is cancelled due to low registration numbers. I apologize for any inconvenience this may cause for those of you who had already registered. The next NCCA meeting will be at FLANC October 9-10 in Winston-Salem. Please mark your calendars. We hope to see you there!

Saturday, January 25, 2020

NCCA Spring Meeting 2020

February 8, 2020
UNC Chapel Hill, Murphey Hall 104


10:00-10:30 Registration

10:30-11:20 "Martial and the Pantomime." Elliott Piros (UNC Greensboro)

11:25-12:15 "Reason and Revelation in Apuleius." James Rives, (UNC Chapel Hill)

12:15-1:05 Business Meeting (Lunch will be catered by Mediterranean Deli)

1:10-2:00 “Do What?! Superposition in Euclid’s Elements.” Keyne Cheshire (Davidson College)

2:05-2:55 Session 4 TBD

For interested K-12 educators, a certificate will be provided indicating that this conference provides 3 1/2 contact hours of scholarly talks in the field of Classics and 0.35 Continuing Education units (CEU) in an academic subject area of World Languages.

N.B.: Local Education Agencies (LEAs) or districts and charter schools must approve professional development offerings.

PARKING: You can find campus parking information on the UNC website here: https://move.unc.edu/parking/visitor-parking/. Parking should be available in the usual paid lots as well as some of the lots on campus. There is a basketball game (vs. Duke) at 6 pm that evening, but we should be off campus before the masses arrive. The UNC parking website does not say that the lots near Murphey Hall will be restricted, but you should watch for signs that may announce unlisted or last minute parking restrictions. Attendees can try to park in the Emerson and Lenoir Dr. lot, Bynum Circle lot, or meters on Country Club Rd. As a backup, there is a public parking in the Wallace Parking Deck on Rosemary Street not far from campus: https://www.parkonthehill.com/ (select ‘Decks’).

REGISTRATION: Please complete the NCCA Spring Meeting Registration Form AND the NCCA Membership Form for our records.

To complete the NCCA Membership Registration Form, click HERE. You may pay annual dues at the meeting by cash or check for $25 (students $15) made out to the North Carolina Classical Association. If time permits and you prefer to pay in advance, checks may be sent to Temple Eller, Treasurer NCCA, 7 Winterberry Ridge Ct., Greensboro, NC 27407.