March 24-27, 2010
The Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS) will hold its 106th Annual Meeting in Oklahoma City, beginning on the evening of Wednesday, March 24, 2010, and ending on the afternoon of Saturday, March 27, at the invitation of the University of Oklahoma. All sessions will be held in the Renaissance Oklahoma City Convention Center Hotel except those on Friday afternoon, which will take place on the University of Oklahoma campus. Temperatures in Oklahoma in late March range from 40° to 70° F.
After the pre-convention workshop, sponsored by GSIC, a reception hosted by the former presidents of CAMWS will officially open the meeting, 8:00-10:00 p.m., Wednesday, March 24, in the Renaissance Hotel. Between Thursday morning and Saturday afternoon there will be 70 paper sessions (including two undergraduate student panels and a SORGLL workshop) on a variety of pedagogical and scholarly topics, plus a happy hour for graduate students and special events sponsored by the Vergilian Society, the Women's Classical Caucus, and the Committee for the Promotion of Latin. Friday afternoon's schedule will include a two-part Presidential Panel entitled “Practice and Perception of Black Classicism” and a reception held in the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. The CAMWS banquet on Friday evening will feature President Michele V. Ronnick's address and the ovationes for 2009-10, presented in Latin by Jim May. More awards will be announced at the Annual Business Meeting on Saturday morning.