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 Latin Workshop (2001–)
A full-day Saturday workshop with a visiting scholar.

2020 Conventiculum Latinum - July 8-14 - see below announcement regarding COVID-19

http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2020/04/14/conventiculum-dickinsoniense-covid-19-announcement/

 

The Dickinson Summer Latin Workshop will move online this year. Please join us in reading Ovid's Heroides with Prof. Chun Liu of Peking University, July 16-20, 2020.

http://blogs.dickinson.edu/dcc/2020/05/03/2020-ovid-heroides-online-workshop-announcement/

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 Latinists and teachers. Sometimes those who are not currently engaged in teaching have participated as well, including retired teachers and those working towards teacher certification.

Moderators:

Chun Liu (Peking University)

Christopher Francese (Dickinson College)

The text for 2020 will be taken from Ovid’s Heriodes. One of Ovid’s earliest works, the Heroides is a series of elegiac epistles from mythical and historical women to their unfaithful lovers or husbands.

TO APPLY: please send the registration fee to Ms. Terri Blumenthal. The fee is due in a check made out to Dickinson College, mailed to Terri Blumenthal, Classics Dept, Dickinson College, Carlisle PA 17013.

For more information please contact Prof. Chris Francese (francese@dickinson.edu).

 

Past events

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.