Meeting of the Illinois Classical Conference

In conjunction with the Missouri Classical Association

October, 2006

(N.B. All sessions take place in the Assembly Room of the State House Inn unless otherwise noted.)


Friday, October 6, 2006

I.C.C. Advisory Council Meeting  (6:00-8:30P.m.)

Presider:  Vicki Wine (President, I.C.C.)


Conference Registration outside Assembly Room


Social Hour (8:30-10:00 P.M.)


Saturday, October 7, 2006

Conference Registration

Outside Assembly Room

Books and Materials Exhibit

Book Exchange

Caucus and Session Rooms


Session I  (9:00 – 10:15 A.M.)

Presider:  T.B.A.

Presenters:  I.  Michael Alexander (University of Illinois at Chicago), “Understanding Roman Trials:  Using Critical Thinking and Empathetic Thinking”


II.  Eleanor Winsor Leach (Indiana University, Bloomington), “ Hello and Goodbye to  Caelius Rufus (with love)”

 Break   (10:15-10:30 a.m.)

 Session II (10:30 – 11:00 A.M.)

  Presider:  T.B.A.

Presenter:  Judy Hayes (New Trier Township H.S.), “Teaching the  Pro Archia to A.P. Students:  Why and How”

Reception (11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon.)

Maldaner’s Restaurant, 222 S. Sixth St.

--Cash Bar--

 Luncheon (12:00-2:00 p.m.)

Maldaner’s Restaurant

Presider: Vicki Wine  (Black Hawk Community College,  President, Illinois Classical Conference)  

Invocator:  William Napiwocki (Quigley Preparatory Seminary)                      


 Speaker:  Nancy Sultan (Illinois Wesleyan University),              

“Build it and They Will Come:  Dreams of a Field (of Classics) at I.W.U.”


I.C.C. Business Meeting  (2:30-3:30 p.m.)

Presider:  Vicki Wine (President, I.C.C.)


Break (3:30-3:45 P.M.


Session III ( 3:45-4:45 P.M.)

Presider: T.B.A.

Presenter:  Eleanor Winsor Leach (Indiana University, Bloomington),  “De Amicitia:  Putting the Selections in Context”


Session IV  (4:45-5:15 p.m.)

Presider:  T.B.A.

Presenter:  Marilyn Brusherd (Editor, Augur)

“Cicero’s Villas From Arpinum to Tusculum”


Meeting of J.C.L. Sponsors (5:15 P.M.)

Presider:  Victoria Henderson (Lincoln Way Central and East H.S.)


 Reception    (7:00 -7:30 P.M.)

Sebastian’s Hideout, 221 S. 5th St.

--Cash Bar--

 Banquet (7:30 p.m.)

Sebastian’s Hideout

Presider:  Vicki Wine (President, I.C.C.)

Invocator:  William Napiwocki (Quigley Preparatory Seminary)

2006  Awards

Presenter:  Virginia Anderson  (Barrington Middle School, retired)

Speaker: Joseph Hughes (Missouri State University),  “Getting Down With Classics:  Katabasis in Ancient and Modern Literature and Drama,”  introduced by Pauline Nugent (Missouri State University)



Sunday, October 8, 2006


Session V:  Oral Latin  (9:00-10:00 a.m.)

Presider:  Alexandra Austin-Schmidt (William H. Ray Elementary School)

Presenter:  James Chochola (Lane Tech College Prep H.S.):

“Brevia Colloquia Latina”


Break  (10:00 -10:30 A.M.)


Session VI:  Latin Pedagogy

 (10:30-11:45  A.m.)


 Presider:  Anna Dybis  (Carl Sandburg H.S.and A.A. Stagg H.S.)

I. Presenter:  Nicholas Young ( University of Detroit Jesuit and Mercy High Schools),

“An Instant Approach to Helping Students”


  II. Informal discussion and exchange of ideas 

Break ( 11:45-12:00)


Lunch and Business Meeting Including Election of Officers  (12:00 -1:30 P.M.)


[Optional group entry to Lincoln Museum.  One must register and pay  in advance.  (2:15 P.M.)]


N.B.      C.E.U.’s will be available through Monmouth College.