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Classical Languages department assisting with conference locally

Mary Pendergraft, professor and chair of the Department of Classical Languages, and other Wake Forest faculty will be involved in the Oct. 18-20 meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle West and South (CAMWS–SS) in Winston-Salem.

The 98th Anniversary Meeting of CAMWS-SS will be held at the Hawthorne Inn and Conference Center at the invitation of Wake Forest. Pendergraft is working with T. Davina McClain, professor of Classics at Northwestern State University of Louisiana, to organize the event.

At the conference, classicists from colleges and universities across the south (Duke, Emory, Florida State, University of Kentucky, and more) will present on Greek and Latin literature, history and culture and will promote the study of Classics in the states of the organization’s Southern Section. The conference was last held in Winston-Salem in 2004.

An event associated with the conference will be held at Wake Downtown, also.

Additional information is available at the conference’s website.


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Free flu shots available for faculty, staff, retirees in October, November

Wake Forest is sponsoring free flu shots for all faculty, staff and retirees in October and November. Spouses and dependent children (at least eight years old), who are enrolled in the University’s BlueCross BlueShield medical plan, also are welcome, but are not required to register. Those with a Deacon OneCard are asked to bring it. All supplies are latex-free, and egg-free vaccines are available upon request.

The flu shots will be administered Oct. 29 and 30, as well as Nov. 2, 5 and 7.

Registration is available through the Professional Development Center.  The website offers details on when and where the flu shots will be administered.

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Faculty books: September 2018

Gladding, Samuel T. (Counseling). The Counseling Dictionary, 4th ed. Wiley. July 2018.

Murphy, M. Ellen, & Steve H. Nickles. (Law). The Unauthorized Practice of Law for Nonlawyers, An Interactive Video Course. West Academic Publishing. September 2018.

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Registration open for annual Wake Forest Artisans' Fair

This is a guest post from organizers of the annual Artisans’ Fair:

Are you gifted in woodworking, arts, crafts, etc., and wish to share/show your hand-made products with other Wake Foresters?

Plans are being made for the Artisans’ Fair to be held on campus on Friday, Nov. 30. If you are a Wake Forest employee (staff or faculty), spouse of a Wake Forest employee, retiree or student, you are eligible to participate. The cost is $15, which is used to cover event expenses. To register, click here.

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Laughlin awarded fellowship by Virginia Center for Creative Arts

Professor of Art Page Laughlin has been awarded a fellowship by the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA).

“Page Laughlin will be among approximately 25 fellows focusing on their own creative projects at this working retreat for visual artists, writers and composers,” according to a VCCA announcement.   “The artists who come to VCCA, whether emerging or established, are selected through competitive peer review on the basis of the important or innovative work they are doing in their respective fields.”

VCCA describes itself as a “unique Virginia-based organization of national stature and international impact.”

It hosts more than 400 artist-fellows annually at its Mt. San Angelo facility in Amherst, Va., and 50 annually in Auvillar, France.

A typical residency ranges from two weeks to two months.

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