Ides of March

Happy Ides of March, everyone! Wishing you better luck on this day than Caesar had!

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Next Week: CCSA EVENTS and the STRIKE

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CCSA Needs a VP COMMUNICATIONS

Who wants to be on the CCSA next year?! It’s GREAT administrative experience to put on your CV and you’ll meet so many great people! One position still has no candidates: VP Communications. This position NEEDS to be filled, as it is crucial in having the association run smoothly next year. The VP Coms will be in charge of updating our blog (this very one!), making and distributing posters for events, reading and answering email, and managing our social network page. If you’re interested, you’ll find the Nomination Form here: ASFA ECEE Nomination Form-1.

Fill out the form and get it signed by FIVE Classics students (anyone registered in one of your Classics courses suffices) on Monday. Then drop off the form in H-665 in first mailbox to your left by 4pm. If you need one or two more days to get the form filled out, let us know (ccsa@asfa.ca).

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Intensive Latin and Greek Summer Courses in Montreal!

Every Summer, La Fondation Humanitas offers Intensive Latin and Ancient Greek courses at Loyola High School. YOu can find full details here: Intensive Bilingual Latin and Ancient Greek courses at Loyola. And a registration form here: Register. For more information, please email:  braultd@loyola.ca

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Socrates: The Ultimate Freedom (Recital put on by La Fondation Humanitas)

More info here: https: //www.facebook.com/events/289105484495047/.

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CCSA 2012-13 Elections: Call for Nominations!

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Upcoming Lecture – Dr. Greg Fisher

The CCSA is proud to welcome Dr. Greg Fisher from Carleton University.  His lecture will take place during the class period of Dr. Harrison’s Late Antiquity course.  The details are as follows:

Dr. Greg Fisher
“The Arabs Between Rome, Himyar and Iran in the Pre-Islamic Era.”
Monday 12th March
2:45 – 4:00 PM 
Hall Building – Room H-619 

Dr. Greg Fisher has just published a book entitled: “Between Empires: Arabs, Romans, and Sasanians in Late Antiquity.”  He completed his BA and MA at McGill, before studying for a D. Phil. under the supervision of Averil Cameron at Keble College, Oxford. His thesis work focused on the relationship between the two main Arab clients (Jafnids and Nasrids) of the Roman and Iranian empires in Late Antiquity (c. 400-700), with particular emphasis on the religious, cultural, and political consequences of imperial alliance for these two groups. His area of academic expertise is the history of the Roman Empire, and, in particular, the political and cultural history of the Empire in the Late Antique period. His current research interests include the relationships between large empires and smaller groups in Late Antiquity, and the formation of political identities on the fringes of the Roman Empire.

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