​Michigan Junior Classical League

Register for the 68th annual Spring Conference, held at Saint Catherine of Siena Academy in Wixom!

CONTACT US MichiganMJCL@gmail.com

2018 MJCL Spring Conference
Saturday, March 24, 2018


Schedule

9:30-10:00        

  • Check-in
  • Pick up school packet and programs
  • Drop off your art projects


10:00-11:00          

  • Assembly:  Introductions, Roll Call Skits
  • Keynote speaker:  Dr. Ruth Caston, University of Michigan


11:00-11:15         

  • Snack  


11:15-12:00          

  • Academic Testing (with your teacher)
  • Scholarship Interviews, Mrs. Lauren Marquard


12:00-12:45          

  • Lunch
  • Latin and Classics Exposition begins
    • Grand Valley State University
    • Hope College
    • Kalamazoo College
    • Siena Heights University
    • University of Michigan
    • Wayne State University


12:45-1:45        

  • Olympika Games, Mr. Jason Albaugh


2:00-2:45           

  • Colloquia A  (45 minute sessions)
    • Researching Roman Egypt:  The Mummy​, Dr. David Crane, Grand Valley State University
    • Exploring Latin Music through Rare Books and Manuscripts, Dr. Joshua Hartman, Kalamazoo College
    • ​Garlic, Leeks, and Wine:  Medicine in Ancient Greece, Dr. Elizabeth LaFray, Siena Heights University
    • ​Playing with Ancient Riddles, Dr. Steve Maiullo, Hope College
    • Roman Board Games:  Learn and Play!, Dr. Melissa Morison, Grand Valley State University
    • Science in the Service of Humanities, Dr. Jennifer Sheridan Moss, Wayne State University
    • Paideia and its Past, Present, and Future, Dr. Leonidas Pittos, Wayne State University 
  • Oratory Contest, Mr. Nick Young
  • HS Certamen Preliminaries, Dr. Brad McNellen


2:45-3:00           

  • Snack Break
  • Time to change into togas and other Roman costume
  • Latin and Classics Exposition concludes


3:00-3:45           

  • Colloquia B  (45 minute sessions)
    • Researching Roman Egypt:  The Mummy​, Dr. David Crane, Grand Valley State University
    • Exploring Latin Music through Rare Books and Manuscripts, Dr. Joshua Hartman, Kalamazoo College
    • Garlic, Leeks, and Wine:  Medicine in Ancient Greece​, Dr. Elizabeth LaFray, Siena Heights University
    • Playing with Ancient Riddles, Dr. Steve Maiullo, Hope College
    • Roman Board Games:  Learn and Play!, Dr. Melissa Morison, Grand Valley State University
    • Science in the Service of Humanities, Dr. Jennifer Sheridan Moss, Wayne State University
    • Paideia and its Past, Present, and Future, Dr. Leonidas Pittos, Wayne State University 
  • Costume Contest, Ms. Liz Brady
  • HS Certamen Preliminaries, Dr. Brad McNellen
  • MS Certamen Contest, Mrs. Carol Korenstra


4:00-4:30           

  • Assembly:  Candidate Forum and Elections of New Officers


4:30-5:15           

  • HS Certamen Finals, Dr. Brad McNellen


5:15-6:30           

  • Banquet Dinner (in toga)                           
  • Awards during dinner (6:00pm)