Overseas Summer Study Opportunities
American Academy in Rome
The American Academy’s Classical Summer School is a six-week program (June 22–July 31, 2009) open to teachers of middle school, high school, and two-year colleges, and to graduate (and mature undergraduate) students of classics, ancient history, classical art, or classical archaeology. The director for 2009 will be Gregory Bucher, and tuition is $5,480 excluding airfare. The American Academy typically offers a variety of other summer programs; see website for details. The application deadline for all programs is January 15, 2009. Contact the American Academy in Rome,firstname.lastname@example.org; www.aarome.org .
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Excavations in the Athenian Agora
Undergraduate and graduate students and postgraduate scholars with an interest in archaeology, ancient history, classical studies, and related subjects are invited to apply for the volunteer staff of the archaeological excavations of the Athenian Agora. Priority will be given to graduate students preparing for professional careers in classical archaeology. Living accommodations in Athens at no cost and a modest expense allowance will be provided; volunteers will be expected to make their own travel arrangements. The season extends for eight weeks. The deadline for completed applications is December 15, 2008. Contact the Agora Volunteer Program, American School of Classical Studies, 6–8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540-5232; 609-683-0800; fax: 609-924-0578;email@example.com; www.ascsa.edu.gr .
The Summer Sessions are an intensive introduction to Greece from antiquity through the modern period for graduate and advanced undergraduate students and high school and college teachers with clear evidence of interest and academic preparation in the classical world. The first session (June 15–July 29, 2009) is under the direction of Prof. Eleni Hasaki and Prof. Timothy F. Winters, and the second session (June 22–August 5, 2009) is directed by Prof. John W.I. Lee. The fee of $3,675 includes tuition, lodging, travel within Greece, museum fees, and partial board. Scholarships are available. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2009. Contact the American School of Classical Studies at Athens at the addresses above.
University of Dallas: Latin in Rome
The University of Dallas will again host “Latin in Rome,” its annual program for “eager and qualified” upper-level high school Latin students. Participants will visit sites in Rome and Naples and study Latin passages from Cicero, Pliny, Vergil, and others that relate to their travels. Latin in Rome is scheduled for July 16 through August 6, 2009 and the cost is $6,250. Limited, need-based scholarship assistance is available. Online applications are now being accepted. Information:firstname.lastname@example.org; www.udallas.edu/travel/latin.cfm . [End Page 69]
University of Dallas
The University of Dallas offers a variety of other study and travel programs in Rome for high school students, college students, adults, and families. Contact Rome and Summer Programs, University of Dallas, 1845 East Northgate Drive, Irving, TX 75062; 972-721-5181;email@example.com; www.udallas.edu/travel .
University of Georgia
Directed by Distinguished Teaching Professor James C. Anderson, the University of Georgia’s Rome Program will run from May 22–June 29, 2009. All courses are offered for college credit and involve group field trips and explorations in and outside the city, including a three-day trip to the Bay of Naples. The approximate cost for the program is $7,000 but will vary with the number of courses taken. Round-trip airfare is not included. Application deadline is January 15, 2009. Contact Professor Anderson, Department of Classics, University of Georgia, 233 Park Hall, Athens, GA 30602-6203; 706-542-2170;firstname.lastname@example.org; www.uga.edu/rome .
The Vergilian Society
The Vergilian Society will host five study tours during the summer of 2009: “The Western Greeks: Reggio and Sicily” (May 21–June 2, 2009) directed by Jim De Voto, “Cicero’s Italy” (June 29–July 11, 2009) directed by Beverly Berg, “Romans, Etruscans, and Ancient Greeks: Exploring Antiquities from Tuscany to the Bay of Naples” (July 8–20, 2009) directed by John Wonder, “Roman Villas and Gardens: A Vergilian Study Tour of Roman Britain” (July 14–25, 2009) directed by...