For Spanish teachers: the ancient Afroeurasian canon in comic form

One of the touted benefits of Latin class is that the attendant cultural material often leads to in-depth looks at Greco-Roman myths foundational to euroamericano societies (one supposes “Western” culture would work as a byword), and even Judeo-Christian stories if your school administration is open-minded and good with accountability. Students may not continue reading Catullus (mildly NSFW… Continue reading For Spanish teachers: the ancient Afroeurasian canon in comic form

Contextualizing the Need to Speak to and in the Other

“[T]he recognition of the need to speak other languages offers strong competition with which Classicists have difficulty competing. On the other hand, the public’s current emphasis upon the basics is prompting curricular reform which underscores the value of so-called ‘solid’ subjects such as Latin and which reemphasizes the relationship between a knowledge of Latin and… Continue reading Contextualizing the Need to Speak to and in the Other