SALVI is proud to announce the second annual Latin immersion weekend in St. Paul, Minnesota: Biduum Minnesotanum! Biduum Minnesotanum 2018 will take place on April 27-29, 2018 (Friday evening through Sunday lunchtime). This event will feature a full panoply of Latin activities and the supportive enthusiasm you would expect from a SALVI event. A typical… Read more »
SALVI is pleased to announce that it will return to the stunning Claymont Mansion in Charles Town, WV.Summer 2018 will see three immersion programs for speaking Latin:Rusticatio Tironum: July 1 – July 7Rusticatio Omnibus: July 8 – July 14Rusticatio Veteranorum: July 15 – July 21Check out our Program pages to see what went on at… Read more »
Registration for Biduum Virginianum, SALVI’s original weekend Latin immersion program, is now open! Housed at the Claymont mansion in Charles Town, WV, Biduum Virginianum offers “the safest introduction to spoken Latin on the planet” in a quick, weekend format. Dates for this event are February 23-25, 2018. To register, please visit our event page.
Registration for Biduum Coloratanum is now open! This new Biduum scheduled for March 23-35, 2018 will be held at the Franciscan Retreat Center in Colorado Springs. This Biduum promises a weekend environment of immersive Latin combined with outstanding teaching and wonderful camaraderie. Come join us whether you are an experienced Latin speaker or a first-timer,… Read more »
We are excited to announce a new Latin immersion weekend, the Biduum Georgianum, in Atlanta this year! April 6th through the 8th, we will be gathering in beautiful North Georgia for a full weekend of camaraderie, community, learning, and of course spoken Latin. The event will be held at the Twin Rivers Resort in Demorest,… Read more »
Receive funding for a SALVI immersion event!The Amy High Fellowship supports candidates who otherwise could not afford to attend Rusticatio or another SALVI produced Latin immersion program. The application period for 2018 is now open and we encourage you to apply. Navigate to the dedicated Amy High Fellowship page for more information.
Registration for Biduum Angelopolitanum, SALVI’s Latin immersion program in California, is now open! A truly unique experience, Biduum Angelopolitanum gives participants a chance to speak Latin in the spectacular Getty Villa, a reimagination of the Villa of the Papyri of Pompeii. To register please go to our event page here.
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, 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 »
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 »
From the President’s Corner: Salve, Munde!
This past fall, I was asked to take over the presidency of SALVI on an interim basis (we will have regular elections this summer for president and vice-president). In this interim period we have been working on a few projects: one was the rewriting of our bylaws in order to get more regularity in the… Read more »