SALVI founder Nancy Llewellyn honoring former Vice President Dawn Mitchell and former President Jacque Myers at the 20th Anniversary Gala.

From the President’s Corner: News From Our 20th Anniversary Party

There’s been a lot of good news recently in the spoken-Latin world, and SALVI had a chance to celebrate it last weekend at our 20th Anniversary Party at Claymont. All around the country, we’ve seen steadily increasing interest in communicative approaches to Latin. In the past year, we’ve run eight different events in four states… Read more »

Rusticatio Tironum

Rusticatio Tironum 2017 A Rousing Success!

Rusticatio Tironum, our special week-long immersion program for people with limited experience with spoken Latin, just finished up and was a rousing success.  A great big thank you to an extraordinary group of participants and an extraordinary staff.  At SALVI we take pride in providing the safest entry into spoken Latin on the planet, and… Read more »

tempus fugit

Just THREE WEEKS LEFT. Register now for SALVI’s Birthday Bash!

Don’t miss out on the chance to reconnect with Rusticatio friends at the biggest party SALVI has ever thrown, with the world premiere of a brand-new all-Latin musical!  Our 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend is just three weeks away.  Register here and secure your spot!  Our Celebration Weekend features all the Latin and all the fun… Read more »

The 2017 Active Greek Institute is jointly sponsored by UMB Classics, the Classical Association of Massachusetts, and the Polis Institute

Exceptional Last-Minute Opportunity for Teachers!

 Our good friend Prof. Jim “Jacobus” Dobreff of the University of Massachusetts at Boston Classics Department has just made an exceptional last-minute opportunity available to SALVI people who are also precollegiate classroom teachers.  If you are a high school or middle school teacher, an alumnus/a of any Rusticatio or SALVI Biduum, and you wanted to… Read more »

FINAL 20th anniversary Logo

20th Anniversary Party Logo Released

We’re delighted to release our logo for this milestone event!  Get it on T-shirts and other SALVI swag at our 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend and be the envy of your friends in the faculty workroom, grad student lounge, conferences, or anywhere Living Latin is cool. And the number of places where it IS cool is… Read more »

Claymont Court, aka Villa Argillamontana, our Party Headquarters

20th Anniversary Celebration: Preview Highlights here!

FLASH Program Update!  June 24, 2017Alexis Hellmer of Studium Angelopolitanum (Puebla, Mexico) will be joining us as a featured speaker in Latin.  SALVI’s Elliott “Elias” Goodman will also be sharing unpublished results of his National Latin Survey, recently concluded under the aegis of Columbia University Teachers’ College.Program Update!  June 9, 2017Professor Fred Ahl of Cornell… Read more »

Auricula Meme Bar

New Latin Musical’s WORLD PREMIERE at SALVI Anniversary Weekend

Join us for the WORLD PREMIERE of AURICULA MERETRICULA… MUSICULA!  at our 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend’s gala dinner on Saturday night!  By kind permission of Hackett Publishing and with the blessing of the play’s two authors, Ruby Blondell and Ann Cumming, we’ve given everyone’s favorite skit from Rusticatio Tironum the Broadway treatment: original music by SALVI’s own… Read more »

St Thomas

SALVI is Headed to the Twin Cities!

SALVI is proud to announce the launch of an ALL-NEW Latin-immersion weekend event in Minnesota: Biduum Minnesotanum! Biduum Minnesotanum 2017 will take place on April 28-30, 2017 (Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime).This event will feature a full panoply of Latin activities and the supportive enthusiasm you would expect from a SALVI event.  We are pleased… Read more »

Nancy Llewellyn in action.

Report on Paideia’s Living Latin in NYC

Four members of the SALVI Board of Directors served as faculty at last weekend’s Living Latin in New York City conference held February 18 and 19, an annual event of the Paideia Institute first held in 2013. In a lineup of seventeen speakers from all parts of the US and abroad, the number of SALVI… Read more »

Claymont

Ad Argillamontum Restaurandum: Supporting Claymont

by Jason SlangaI just finished up my fifth Biduum Latinum Virginianum at the Claymont Mansion in Charles Town, WV. Many of you have heard me talk about (and yes, even, lovingly, laughed at me) my time spent at “the mansion.” It is, as much as any other place on this planet, where I feel at… Read more »

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  • SALVI founder Nancy Llewellyn honoring former Vice President Dawn Mitchell and former President Jacque Myers at the 20th Anniversary Gala.

    From the President’s Corner: News From Our 20th Anniversary Party

    There’s been a lot of good news recently in the spoken-Latin world, and SALVI had a chance to celebrate it last weekend at our 20th Anniversary Party at Claymont. All around the country, we’ve seen steadily increasing interest in communicative approaches to Latin. In the past year, we’ve run eight different events in four states… Read more »

  • Rusticatio Tironum

    Rusticatio Tironum 2017 A Rousing Success!

    Rusticatio Tironum, our special week-long immersion program for people with limited experience with spoken Latin, just finished up and was a rousing success.  A great big thank you to an extraordinary group of participants and an extraordinary staff.  At SALVI we take pride in providing the safest entry into spoken Latin on the planet, and… Read more »

  • tempus fugit

    Just THREE WEEKS LEFT. Register now for SALVI’s Birthday Bash!

    Don’t miss out on the chance to reconnect with Rusticatio friends at the biggest party SALVI has ever thrown, with the world premiere of a brand-new all-Latin musical!  Our 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend is just three weeks away.  Register here and secure your spot!  Our Celebration Weekend features all the Latin and all the fun… Read more »

  • The 2017 Active Greek Institute is jointly sponsored by UMB Classics, the Classical Association of Massachusetts, and the Polis Institute

    Exceptional Last-Minute Opportunity for Teachers!

     Our good friend Prof. Jim “Jacobus” Dobreff of the University of Massachusetts at Boston Classics Department has just made an exceptional last-minute opportunity available to SALVI people who are also precollegiate classroom teachers.  If you are a high school or middle school teacher, an alumnus/a of any Rusticatio or SALVI Biduum, and you wanted to… Read more »

  • FINAL 20th anniversary Logo

    20th Anniversary Party Logo Released

    We’re delighted to release our logo for this milestone event!  Get it on T-shirts and other SALVI swag at our 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend and be the envy of your friends in the faculty workroom, grad student lounge, conferences, or anywhere Living Latin is cool. And the number of places where it IS cool is… Read more »

  • Claymont Court, aka Villa Argillamontana, our Party Headquarters

    20th Anniversary Celebration: Preview Highlights here!

    FLASH Program Update!  June 24, 2017Alexis Hellmer of Studium Angelopolitanum (Puebla, Mexico) will be joining us as a featured speaker in Latin.  SALVI’s Elliott “Elias” Goodman will also be sharing unpublished results of his National Latin Survey, recently concluded under the aegis of Columbia University Teachers’ College.Program Update!  June 9, 2017Professor Fred Ahl of Cornell… Read more »

  • Auricula Meme Bar

    New Latin Musical’s WORLD PREMIERE at SALVI Anniversary Weekend

    Join us for the WORLD PREMIERE of AURICULA MERETRICULA… MUSICULA!  at our 20th Anniversary Celebration Weekend’s gala dinner on Saturday night!  By kind permission of Hackett Publishing and with the blessing of the play’s two authors, Ruby Blondell and Ann Cumming, we’ve given everyone’s favorite skit from Rusticatio Tironum the Broadway treatment: original music by SALVI’s own… Read more »

  • St Thomas

    SALVI is Headed to the Twin Cities!

    SALVI is proud to announce the launch of an ALL-NEW Latin-immersion weekend event in Minnesota: Biduum Minnesotanum! Biduum Minnesotanum 2017 will take place on April 28-30, 2017 (Friday evening to Sunday lunchtime).This event will feature a full panoply of Latin activities and the supportive enthusiasm you would expect from a SALVI event.  We are pleased… Read more »

  • Nancy Llewellyn in action.

    Report on Paideia’s Living Latin in NYC

    Four members of the SALVI Board of Directors served as faculty at last weekend’s Living Latin in New York City conference held February 18 and 19, an annual event of the Paideia Institute first held in 2013. In a lineup of seventeen speakers from all parts of the US and abroad, the number of SALVI… Read more »

  • Claymont

    Ad Argillamontum Restaurandum: Supporting Claymont

    by Jason SlangaI just finished up my fifth Biduum Latinum Virginianum at the Claymont Mansion in Charles Town, WV. Many of you have heard me talk about (and yes, even, lovingly, laughed at me) my time spent at “the mansion.” It is, as much as any other place on this planet, where I feel at… Read more »