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2013 John J. Winkler Memorial Prize Winner

Congratulations to Jen Oliver on her receipt of the 2013 John J. Winkler Memorial Prize for her essay, “Mater amissa: The Lost Amazon in Seneca’s Phaedra”. Jen will present the paper at Oberlin College next fall.

SSHRC Grant Recipients

Congratulations to Christer Bruun and Jarrett Welsh on their receipt of Insight Grants from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)!

2013 CAC Sight Translation Winners

Congratulations to our outstanding undergraduate winners in the 2013 Sight Translation Competitions of the Classical Association of Canada! 2013 CAC Sight Competition Winners Senior Latin  First Prize ($150.00):  Mufei Jiang, University of Toronto Second Prize ($100.00):  Sonya Tors, University of Toronto Honourable Mention:  Neal Porter, University of Toronto Junior Greek Second Prize ($100.00):  Jessica Zung, University … Read More

2013 CAMWS Outstanding Student Award Recipients

Congratulations to Megan Campbell (PhD – 4), Susan Bilynkyj Dunning (PhD – 3), and Janet Mowat (PhD – 4) on their receipt of 2013 CAMWS Outstanding Student Awards! Megan Campbell was recognized for her superb contributions to departmental service during our recent job searches. Susan Dunning was recognized for the importance of her contribution to … Read More

APA Graduate Student Paper Award

Congratulations to Jen Oliver (PhD – 2) on her receipt of the Graduate Student Paper Award from the Lambda Classical Caucus of the APA for her paper, “Oscula iungit, nec moderata satis nec sic a virgine danda: the Callisto episode in Ovid’s Metamorphoses and the typology of female homoeroticism.” Jen delivered the paper at the conference … Read More

University of Toronto Success in CAC Sight Contest

Our University of Toronto students have won several prizes and honourable mentions in the 2011 Classical Association Sight Competition. Here are the results, with University of Toronto students in bold. 2011 CAC Sight Competition Winners High School Latin First Prize ($100.00):  Valentina Beux, South Burnaby High School Second Prize ($75.00):  Jessica Zung, University of Toronto … Read More

2011 Outstanding Teaching Award Recipient

Congratulations to Victoria Wohl on being one of four recipients of this year’s Faculty of Arts & Science Outstanding Teaching Awards! The annual Outstanding Teaching Awards recognize the continuing excellence of faculty members during the past three years in both undergraduate teaching and other contributions to undergraduate education. The following criteria are considered during the evaluation … Read More