Dickinson offers a full range of courses in Latin and Greek, as well as courses in ancient history, archaeology, classical philosophy, and classical literature in translation. An active student community fosters the classics on campus through various events, a Latin club for school students, the Classics House, the annual Classics Festival, and the Eta Sigma Phi honor society. Almost all majors spend time overseas, usually in Rome or Athens. The department sponsors the annual Roberts Lectures, a series of digital projects created collaboratively by faculty and students, and a series of workshops for teachers, the Dickinson Latin Workshops and the Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, a spoken Latin immersion.
Dickinson College Commentaries
John Muccigrosso (@JD_PhD), whose published work was so helpful in the creation of the DCC core Latin vocabulary, alerted me recently to a hidden gem of classical scholarship, George B. Hussey’s Latin Homonyms: Comprising the Homonyms of Caesar, Nepos, Sallust, … Continue reading →
Dickinson Latin Workshop: Prudentius’ Psychomachia July 12–17, 2017 The Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop is intended for teachers of Latin, as a way to refresh the mind through study of an extended Latin text, and to share experiences and ideas with … Continue reading →
CONVENTICULUM DICKINSONIENSE July 5–11, 2017 The Conventiculum Dickinsoniense is an immersion seminar designed for all cultivators of Latin who wish to acquire some ability at ex-tempore expression in Latin. A wide range of people can benefit from the seminar: professors … Continue reading →