Ongoing Events

Conventiculum Dickinsoniense (2009–)
A six-day immersion seminar in active Latin led by Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova.

Dickinson Latin Summer Workshop (2006–)
A six-day reading seminar 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.

 

Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop 2024: Luisa Sigaea

July 9–14, 2024

Moderators: Leni Ribeiro Leite, Associate Professor of Classics, The University of Kentucky, Ashley Roman, Adjunct Professor of Latin, Dickinson College

The 2024 workshop will be conducted both in person and online and consist of readings from Luisa Sigaea de Velasco.

For more information please visit our Dickinson College Commentaries blog.

Conventiculum Dickinsoniense 2024

July 15-21, 2024

Moderators: Professor Milena Minkova, University of Kentucky, Professor Terence Tunberg, University of Kentucky

The Conventiculum Dickinsoniense is an immersion seminar designed for those who want to acquire some ability at ex-tempore expression in Latin. A wide range of people can benefit from the seminar: professors in universities, teachers in secondary schools, graduate students, undergraduates, and other lovers of Latin, provided that anyone who considers applying has a solid understanding of the grammatical essentials of the Latin language.

For more information please visit our Dickinson College Commentaries blog.

Past events

2023

  • Patrick J. Burns, Exploratory Philology: Learning About Ancient Languages Through Computer Programming, July 2022
  • William Turpin, Chris Francese and Dr. Meghan Reedy, Navigatio Sancti Brendani Abbatis, July 2022

2022

  • Christopher Francese and Dr. Meghan Newell Reedy (Dickinson College), Seneca’s Natural Questions, July 2022
  • Scott Farrington and Dr. Taylor Coughlan, On the Refusal of a Disability Benefit, July 2022

2021

  • Ovids Little Aeneid (Metamorphoses 13.623-14.582)ONLINE
  • Meghan Newell Reedy and Christopher Francese (Dickinson College)

2020

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 2020 Online
  • Chris Francese and Chun Liu (Peking University), Heriodes, July 2020 Online

2019

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 2019
  • Chris Francese and Bret Mulligan, Epigrams

2018

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 2018
  • Chris Francese and Leni Rebeiro Leite, Historiae Indicae

2017

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 2017
  • Chris France and Marc Mastrangelo, Psychomachia, July 2017

2016

2015

  • Caroline T. Schroeder (University of the Pacific), Children and Education in Late Antiquity, March 2015
  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 2015
  • Chris Francese and Andrew Fenton, Ilias Latina, July 2015

2014

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova,  Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 2014
  • Chris Francese and Wells Hansen, Dickinson Latin Workshop, July 2014

2013 

  • Andrew Becker (Virginia Tech) “Sound (and Sometimes Sense) in Latin Verses: Accents, Rhythms, Meters, Poems,” March 23, 2013.
  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 5–11, 2013.
  • Christopher Francese and Meghan Reedy, Ovid’s Fasti, Book 4, July 11-16, 2013
  • David Gilman Romano (University of Arizona), and Nicholas Stapp (University of Arizona), “Ancient Corinth and Roman City Planning,” November 16, 2013.

2012

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 6-12, 2012
  • Christopher Francese and Meghan Reedy, Propertius’ Elegies, July 13-17, 2012

2011

  • Hans-Friedrich Mueller (Union College) “Julius Caesar in his Time: The General as Historian” March 26, 2011
  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 5 -11, 2011
  • Christopher Francese and Meghan Reedy, Tacitus’ Germania, July 13-17, 2011
  • Carl J. Richard (University of Louisiana, Lafayette) “Greeks and Roman Bearing Gifts: How the Ancients Inspired the Founding Fathers,” November 11, 2011.

2010

  • Terence Tunberg and Milena Minkova, Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 5 -10, 2010.

2009

  • Stephen Heyworth (Wadham College, Oxford University), “Roman Myth and Ovid’s Fasti” Febraury 21, 2009.
  • Christopher Francese and Meghan Reedy, Cicero’s De Re Publica, July 12–17, 2009. 

2008

  • Christopher Francese and Meghan Reedy (Dickinson College), Catullus (entire), July 13-19, 2008.

2007

  • Christopher Francese and Meghan Reedy (Dickinson College), Seneca’s De brevitate vitae, July 15–21, 2007.

2006

  • Christopher Francese, Ovid's "little Aeneid" (Metamorphoses 13.623–14.582), July 23–28, 2006.

2005

  • John Donahue (William & Mary), “From Dining Table to Banquet Hall Workshop,” November 5, 2005.

2004

  • R. Scott Smith and Stephen Trzaskoma (University of New Hampshire) “How Did the Greeks Believe in their Myths?” November 6, 2004.

2003

  • Garrett Fagan (Pennsylvania State University) “Attractions of the Arena: Roman Gladiatorial Spectacles” March 8th, 2003.
  • Madeleine Henry (Iowa State University) “Ancient Roman Women,” November 8th, 2003.

2002

  • Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow (Brandeis University), “Pompeii and Herculaneum: Windows on Roman Life” February 23, 2002.

2001

  • John Traupman (St. Joseph’s University), November 10, 2001.