Ronnie Ancona Elected President of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States
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- Ronnie Ancona Elected President of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States
Professor Ronnie Ancona (Hunter, Classics) has been elected president of the Classical Association of the Atlantic States (CAAS) for the 2014-15 term.
Ancona’s main areas of interest and publication have been Latin poetry, especially that of Horace and Catullus, and classics pedagogy. She is editor of the “BC Latin Readers series” (Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers) and coeditor of the "Women in Antiquity" series (Oxford University Press). Her current research includes further work on Catullus and a reception study involving Medea.
The mission of CAAS, founded in 1907, is to strengthen teaching and research, and to foster public support for the languages, civilizations, and cultures of ancient Greece and Rome, in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region (Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania).
Submitted on: NOV 19, 2014
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