The seventh issue of VATES: The Journal of New Latin Poetry, the new (and free!) publication devoted to the art of writing Latin verse, is up and available.  Their webpage is here.

Vale,

Mark Walker

 

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They offer a four week program in conversational Latin, headed by Nancy Llewellyn.
 
They also have hosted "tweet ups" in Latin on Twitter.
 
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Places to grow in your conversational Latin skills:

 

* Conventiculum Bostoniense, July 28-August 5, 2012

* Conventiculum Buffaloniense,

* Conventiculum Dickinsoniense, July 6-12, 2012

* Conventicula Aestiva

* Conventiculum Vasintoniense, July 2-8, 2011 (prepatory session June 30-July 1)

* Septimana Californiana, Los Angeles, July 2-9, 2012

* Latin Summer Language Institute at UVA,

* Rusticatio, 12-19 July 2012

 

* Vox Latina

* Accademia Vivarium Novum

* Septimannae Latinae Europaeae

 

Specifically for High School Students:

 

* Ascanius: The Youth Classics Institute

NEW from Jason Pedicone and the Paideia Institute:

* Founded in 2010 by Princeton graduate students, the Paideia Institute is a not for profit organization dedicated to promoting the classics and humanities through educational programs. Its Living Latin summer programs combine famous passages from Latin literature, Rome's most famous sites, and a dynamic pedagogical style that teaches participants to SPEAK LATIN AS A LIVING LANGUAGE.  The Living Latin in Rome adult Program first ran in 2011, drawing college students from across the country.

Do to the great success of the adult program, this summer we are opening a second program specifically designed for High School students.  Students will spend two weeks living in a bucolic monastery only footsteps away from the Colosseum, reading Latin literature, visiting Rome's most famous places, and participating in interactive exercises that teach them to express their thoughts and ideas in the cornerstone language of western civilization.  Former participants in our Living Latin programs have found that by learning to speak Latin, they gain a new familiarity with the language that helps the master grammar, vocabulary and syntax and makes them better and faster sight-readers.  For more information visit the Living High School Latin in Rome page on the Paideia Institute's website.