Amy High in Rome

Apply Today For the 2017 Amy High Fellowship

Applications are now being accepted for SALVI’s 2017 Amy High Fellowship!  The Amy High Fellowship is an award supporting tuition, room, board, and travel to any SALVI immersion event, covering up to $1500 in expenses.  For more information about Amy, an extraordinary Latin teacher and a beloved colleague, and about the award in general, please… Read more »

A flyer for Tusculum Virginianum

More Active-Latin Events Popping Up In The U.S.

One of the very gratifying things is seeing new Latin programs pop up elsewhere which are not affiliated with SALVI.  I received word several months ago of a brand-new one going to occur this summer: Dr. David Noe, professor of Classics at Calvin College, and Dr. Patrick Owens are teaming up to offer a weeklong… Read more »

Daniel Gallagher presenting his copy of Commentarii de Puero Inepto to Pope Francis.

Pope’s Latinist Heads for the Ivy League: An Interview With Daniel Gallagher

Just a few days ago, Cornell University made an interesting announcement: it was going to appoint its first-ever Professor of the Practice of Latin, Daniel Gallagher, starting Fall 2017.  “Professor of the Practice” is an academic term of art for faculty appointments given to people with particular expertise in a field (Joe Biden just received a… Read more »

David Morgan at Rusticatio.

Remembering David Morgan

It was four years ago, on February 6th, 2013, that David Morgan passed from our midst while awaiting a liver transplant.  He was one of the greatest Latinists in the world; and also one of the best men: humble, gentle, dedicated, learned, kind.If you have not signed up to be an organ donor, the anniversary… Read more »

Reginald Foster cum geminis

From the President’s Corner: With America’s Greatest Latinist in Milwaukee

One of the great privileges of seasonal work – my day-job is in a plant nursery – is the freedom to travel. And this year we have been particularly lucky to make two trips – one just before the nursery season, and one just now right after – to Milwaukee to visit Reginald Foster. He… Read more »

claymont

Registration for Rusticationes Opens!

We have now opened registration for all our summer programs!  Please visit the event pages for full information about the events and registration.Our rusticationes filled up early and quickly last year, so we have expanded, offering three separate weeks of Latin immersion in 2017, with an exciting slate of teachers including Nancy Llewellyn, Justin Bailey,… Read more »

Rome in Winter

The Perfect Antidote to Winter and Rough Weather – Announcing Biduum Noveboracense

SALVI is proud to announce that we are creating a new Latin-immersion weekend event in New York: Biduum Noveboracense!  Biduum Noveboracense 2017 will take place on January 13-15, 2017, which happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, so even if you’re a busy teacher, you can get in a full weekend of Latin immersion… Read more »

Maccari-Cicero

From the President’s Corner: Did the Romans Really Understand Cicero? Live, in real time?

Most of the speeches of Cicero are under an hour in length, if you recite them aloud.  But in most universities studying one of his speeches might take a good chunk of an entire semester.  Could the Romans really have understood language this complex, live, in real time?I trust I would not shock you if… Read more »

Rusticatio

Save the Dates! SALVI Summer Programming 2017.

We are ready to announce dates and summer programming at Claymont for 2017!  Our schedule at Claymont in West Virginia is as follows:Rusticatio Tironum: June 30 – July 6.  A Rusticatio designed especially for beginners.  Led by John Kuhner (“Ioannes Capillatus”).Rusticatio Omnibus: July 7 – 13.  The “original” Rusticatio, where a mix of beginners and… Read more »

King_Arthur_and_the_Knights_of_the_Round_Table

From the President’s Corner: SALVI Board Elections 2016.

SALVI just had board elections in September, and seats its new board this month.  This was one of the key things I wanted to achieve during my one-year interim presidency: a rewrite of SALVI’s bylaws, and holding elections by the new bylaws.  The result of the election are as follows:President: Interim President John Kuhner elected… Read more »

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  • Amy High in Rome

    Apply Today For the 2017 Amy High Fellowship

    Applications are now being accepted for SALVI’s 2017 Amy High Fellowship!  The Amy High Fellowship is an award supporting tuition, room, board, and travel to any SALVI immersion event, covering up to $1500 in expenses.  For more information about Amy, an extraordinary Latin teacher and a beloved colleague, and about the award in general, please… Read more »

  • A flyer for Tusculum Virginianum

    More Active-Latin Events Popping Up In The U.S.

    One of the very gratifying things is seeing new Latin programs pop up elsewhere which are not affiliated with SALVI.  I received word several months ago of a brand-new one going to occur this summer: Dr. David Noe, professor of Classics at Calvin College, and Dr. Patrick Owens are teaming up to offer a weeklong… Read more »

  • Daniel Gallagher presenting his copy of Commentarii de Puero Inepto to Pope Francis.

    Pope’s Latinist Heads for the Ivy League: An Interview With Daniel Gallagher

    Just a few days ago, Cornell University made an interesting announcement: it was going to appoint its first-ever Professor of the Practice of Latin, Daniel Gallagher, starting Fall 2017.  “Professor of the Practice” is an academic term of art for faculty appointments given to people with particular expertise in a field (Joe Biden just received a… Read more »

  • David Morgan at Rusticatio.

    Remembering David Morgan

    It was four years ago, on February 6th, 2013, that David Morgan passed from our midst while awaiting a liver transplant.  He was one of the greatest Latinists in the world; and also one of the best men: humble, gentle, dedicated, learned, kind.If you have not signed up to be an organ donor, the anniversary… Read more »

  • Reginald Foster cum geminis

    From the President’s Corner: With America’s Greatest Latinist in Milwaukee

    One of the great privileges of seasonal work – my day-job is in a plant nursery – is the freedom to travel. And this year we have been particularly lucky to make two trips – one just before the nursery season, and one just now right after – to Milwaukee to visit Reginald Foster. He… Read more »

  • claymont

    Registration for Rusticationes Opens!

    We have now opened registration for all our summer programs!  Please visit the event pages for full information about the events and registration.Our rusticationes filled up early and quickly last year, so we have expanded, offering three separate weeks of Latin immersion in 2017, with an exciting slate of teachers including Nancy Llewellyn, Justin Bailey,… Read more »

  • Rome in Winter

    The Perfect Antidote to Winter and Rough Weather – Announcing Biduum Noveboracense

    SALVI is proud to announce that we are creating a new Latin-immersion weekend event in New York: Biduum Noveboracense!  Biduum Noveboracense 2017 will take place on January 13-15, 2017, which happens to be Martin Luther King Jr. weekend, so even if you’re a busy teacher, you can get in a full weekend of Latin immersion… Read more »

  • Maccari-Cicero

    From the President’s Corner: Did the Romans Really Understand Cicero? Live, in real time?

    Most of the speeches of Cicero are under an hour in length, if you recite them aloud.  But in most universities studying one of his speeches might take a good chunk of an entire semester.  Could the Romans really have understood language this complex, live, in real time?I trust I would not shock you if… Read more »

  • Rusticatio

    Save the Dates! SALVI Summer Programming 2017.

    We are ready to announce dates and summer programming at Claymont for 2017!  Our schedule at Claymont in West Virginia is as follows:Rusticatio Tironum: June 30 – July 6.  A Rusticatio designed especially for beginners.  Led by John Kuhner (“Ioannes Capillatus”).Rusticatio Omnibus: July 7 – 13.  The “original” Rusticatio, where a mix of beginners and… Read more »

  • King_Arthur_and_the_Knights_of_the_Round_Table

    From the President’s Corner: SALVI Board Elections 2016.

    SALVI just had board elections in September, and seats its new board this month.  This was one of the key things I wanted to achieve during my one-year interim presidency: a rewrite of SALVI’s bylaws, and holding elections by the new bylaws.  The result of the election are as follows:President: Interim President John Kuhner elected… Read more »