AP Latin
We strive toward excellence in both product and service for scholars, teachers, students, and friends so that, as a community, we may be a link to a better future by bringing forward the lessons of the past.

Fall 2019 Free Webinar Schedule


In Orbe Novo: The Latin of New Spain
October 22, 2019: 5:00–6:00 Central Time (6:00–7:00 Eastern Time)
Presenter: Elizabeth Manwell, Kalamazoo College
Professor Manwell will discuss the wealth of Latin written in and about the "New World," especially strategies for effectively using Rose Williams's Latin of New Spain. She will share her insights on and enthusiasm for helping students discover the legacy of Latin, whether in a stand-alone course or as a short unit in a course on poetry or prose.

Elizabeth Manwell is the Sally Appleton Kirkpatrick Professor of Classical Studies at Kalamazoo College where she is co-chair of the Department of Classics. She also teaches for the Women, Gender, and Sexuality Program. She holds a BA from The Ohio State University, an MA from the University of Cincinnati, and a PhD from the University of Chicago. Manwell’s academic interests include Catullus, women, gender, and sexuality.

Reflections on Using LUMINA: Latin for the New Millennium
November 19, 2019: 5:00–6:00 Central Time (6:00–7:00 Eastern Time)
Presenter: Michael de Brauw, North Central College
Professor de Brauw uses Latin for the New Millennium in his Latin 101-1 course at North Central College in Naperville, IL. Excited by Bolchazy-Carducci editor Amelia Wallace's CAMWS presentation on LUMINA, an online guided practice learning tool for LNM, he has incorporated its use into the elementary Latin class. In his webinar, Professor de Brauw will share his insights into using this online interactive learning tool with his students.

Michael de Brauw is Associate Professor of Classics at North Central College. He is Program Coordinator for Classical Studies and a member of both the Department of Modern and Classical Languages and the Program in Gender and Sexuality. He teaches Latin and Greek, as well as courses on ancient Greek and Roman history and culture, including classical mythology. His research interests focus on Greek and Roman rhetoric, law, and cultural history. Professor de Brauw has also taught at Johns Hopkins University and the University of Minnesota. He earned his BA from the University of Chicago and his PhD at the University of Texas at Austin.

Implementing Aural/Oral Activities in the LNM Classroom
December 10, 2019: 5:00–6:00 Central Time (6:00–7:00 Eastern Time)
Presenter: Terence Tunberg, University of Kentucky

Let an accomplished educator and living Latin enthusiast gently walk you through the aural/oral opportunities presented by Latin for the New Millennium, Levels 1 and 2. Coauthor, Dr. Terence Tunberg, will set you at ease as he provides various suggestions and strategies for implementing or enhancing the spoken Latin component of your classes. He will share with you the bounty of aural/oral activities and exercises in the LNM Teacher Manuals and demonstrate how teacher-friendly they are!

Terence Tunberg, coauthor of Latin for the New Millennium, Levels 1 and 2, is a world-renowned Neo-Latinist and scholar of Latin literature through the ages. He is especially esteemed for his enthusiastic promotion of active Latin. The celebrated Conventiculum Latinum Lexintoniense—the Conversational Latin Seminar held each summer at the University of Kentucky and the longest-running immersion program in America—has spawned a network of similar programs across the country. Tunberg earned his BA and MA in classics at the University of Southern California, did postgraduate research and doctoral work in medieval studies at the University of London, England, and earned a PhD in classical philology from the University of Toronto, Canada.

Have a Suggestion for a Future Webinar?
We welcome input from our colleagues in the classics community. Zap your ideas to Don Sprague.



To participate in Bolchazy-Carducci Publisher sponsored webinars you will need high-speed internet access, computer speakers/headphones, current web browser with updated "Flash Player"*, and the link to the webinar virtual meeting space, which is provided in your webinar invitation.

*Current web browsers: Internet Explorer 8, FireFox 3, Google Chrome, Safari 4 or 5. Flash Player available from Adobe.com: get.adobe.com/flashplayer/. Consult your school IT dept.

For Professional Development
Participation is free. All webinars provide opportunity for participants to ask questions.

Learn lots — attend each presentation. Sign up for this professional development webinar. Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers will provide documentation of your participation.

Please note: The Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers Webinar Program is intended to be a live interactive endeavor in which presenter and attendees ask questions, make comments, seek clarification, share examples, etc. Thus, by design and in order to protect the presenter's intellectual property, B-C does not make recordings available to non-attendees. B-C encourages those interested in a given topic or presenter to plan to attend the live webinar.