2019 ACL Centennial Institute

2019 AMERICAN CLASSICAL LEAGUE
CENTENNIAL INSTITUTE

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS

#ACL100

View the invitation video from the local committee. (link coming)

Read this letter of invitation to the Centennial Institute from ACL Vice President, John Gruber-Miller

ACL Scholarships are available to help members attend Institute. 

 

PRE-INSTITUTE EXCURSIONS

INSTITUTE HOUSING OPTIONS

INSTITUTE REGISTRATION

DELTA AIRLINES DISCOUNT


DISCOVER NEW YORK CITY

This link has airport information including ground transportation, tour and attraction discounts and lots more information about New York City.
 


PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE FOR THE CENTENNIAL INSTITUTE

Here is the preliminary schedule for the ACL Centennial Institute

FEATURED EVENTS:

  • Special plenary: WRITING ANCIENT WORLDS, featuring authors Madeline Miller, Steven Saylor, and George O'Connor
  • Special panel: "Quomodo discamus? Tunc et Nunc: A Century of Teaching Latin," featuring Ken Kitchell, Jared Simard, Bob Patrick, and Teresa Ramsby
  • Special session: Aquila Theatre, "The Warrior Chorus: A classics based veteran's public program" will present staged readings from four scenes from Greek drama and literature followed by a moderated audience discussion about citizenship and the experience of veterans today.
  • Live recorded session of Quomodo Dicitur? a weekly Latin podcast about anything!
  • Auricula Meretricula Musicula! a Broadway-style musical treatment of Cumming and Blondell's "Auricula Meretricula" with 11 original songs.

Institute participants who may need day care services should contact the group below.  ACL is passing this name along as a service and will not contract services on your behalf. 

 

The Baby Sitters' Guild
477 Madison Ave., 6th fl.
New York, NY 10165
Phone: (212) 682-0227

Website: http://www.babysittersguild.com

Contact: Ms. Heidi Davalos
Phone: (212) 682-0227
Email: babysittersguild@cs.com

Description:
Established in 1940, the Baby Sitters’ Guild provides experienced and trustworthy caregivers for parents who need full-time, part-time or emergency childcare while traveling in New York City. Sitters are available for families who are guests in hotels, as well as on-site in business or convention locations. They travel directly to the location with age-appropriate games, activities and arts and crafts exercises to keep children fully engaged and entertained.


OUTLINE OF INSTITUTE SCHEDULE

WEDNESDAY JUNE 26

  • Pre-Institute Excursions

THURSDAY JUNE 27

  • morning invasion of Good Morning America and the Today show
  • 10:30 INSTITUTE STARTS 
  • after lunch: Opening Plenary, Grand Opening of Exhibits, Breakout Sessions and breaks
  • Institute events end by 5pm

FRIDAY JUNE 28

  • Full day of breakout sessions, exhibits, possible excursions

SATURDAY JUNE 29

  • Full day of sessions, a special plenary, affinity groups and round table sessions
  • Annual Banquet starts at 6pm followed by a reception