CONF: Julius Caesar in History and in the Classroom

Julius Caesar in History and in the Classroom

January 26, 2013, 11am-6pm

The NY Classical Club is pleased to announce a conference on Julius Caesar, including a review of the new Advanced Placement curriculum, to be held on Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, 11am-6pm, at New York University, Jurow Hall, Silver Center. The program includes the following speakers:
Cynthia Damon, The University of Pennsylvania
"’Everlasting Ties’: Caesar, Gaul, and Rome"

Luca Grillo, Amherst College
"Caesarian Questions"

James Hunt, Fayetteville-Manlius High School, Syracuse, NY
"Caesar and the new AP Exam in Latin"

Hans Friedrich-Mueller, Union College
"Caesar and the State Religion"

Kurt Raaflaub, Brown University
"Caesar the General and Statesman: A Literary Self-Portrait of a Perfect Roman"

All are welcome, high school teachers and students working with the new AP curriculum are especially encouraged to attend. Registration is required and includes lunch and a reception: $10 students; $25 members; $40 non-members. Please pre-register by Tuesday, January 22, 2013, online here:

Or register by check made payable to NY Classical Club via snail-mail to: Dr. Matthew McGowan, Department of Classics, Fordham University, Bronx, NY 10458. For more information, contact Prof. McGowan: mamcgowan AT

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