Journal of The American Classical League 


The Classical Outlook (CO) is the leading publication for teachers of Latin, Greek, and the ancient Mediterranean world in schools, colleges, and universities. The official journal of The American Classical League, CO is edited by Philip Walsh (St. Andrew’s School, 350 Noxontown Road, Middletown, DE 19709). He can be reached at

Table of Contents for Recent Issues 

2024 2023 2022
Volume 99.1 Volume 98.4 Volume 97.4
Volume 99.2 Volume 98.3 Volume 97.3
  Volume 98.2 Volume 97.2
  Volume 98.1 Volume 97.1


Editorial Policy
The Classical Outlook is a journal for teachers at all levels of instruction.  It seeks to engage its readers with the latest thinking in teaching and learning, to stimulate discussion about developments and debates in classical studies, and to center teaching spaces as important sites of classical reception.

Review Time
Editorial decisions about submissions will be made as promptly as possible, typically within 2-3 months.

General Submission Guidelines
The Classical Outlook does not review submissions that have been published elsewhere or that
are being evaluated for publication elsewhere. In addition, during the time the submission is
being reviewed by CO, it may not be submitted elsewhere. If you submit your work to CO, you
acknowledge that you are complying with these policies.

Submissions Guidelines for Articles
Submissions should be emailed as a Word document attachment to the Editor, Philip Walsh,
at During the peer review process, submissions are evaluated
anonymously by at least two anonymous referees. CO’s guidelines for peer review can accessed
here. To ensure anonymity, authorship and affiliation should only appear in an accompanying
email to the Editor, not in the submission itself.

Submissions should generally conform with the stylistic guidelines detailed in The Chicago
Manual of Style
, 17th ed. Please click here for CO’s style sheet, and reach out to the Editor with
any clarifying questions. Authors of accepted articles will be expected to format their final copy
according to the style sheet.

Submissions Guidelines for Poetry
Submissions should be emailed as a Word document attachment to the Editor, Philip Walsh,
at Translations from Latin or Greek should be accompanied by a copy
of the original; original Latin or Greek should be accompanied by a literal English translation.
The Editor will forward original English verse to Rachel Hadas, and translations and original
Latin and Greek verse to Diane Arnson Svarlien. 

Submission Guidelines for Book Reviews
Those interested in reviewing a book are encouraged to consult the Books and Materials
Received section of each issue for a current list of available books. They can then email the
Editor at to express interest and include a description of their
qualifications or their CV. Some books listed may have already been assigned to reviewers. More
details about the process and review requirements are available from the Editor.

Quarterly Column, The Clearing House 
Items for this column or requests for information concerning curricular innovations, new teaching materials, etc., should be sent directly to the column editor, Sharon Kazmierski, at
Open Access for CO Authors and ACL Copyright
The American Classical League (ACL) holds the copyright to all material published in The Classical Outlook. If authors wish to republish their work under their own name or in a collection of their own works through a different publisher or to reproduce their work for use by students, they may do so without obtaining permission, provided they include the full citation from the issue of The Classical Outlook in which the work appeared. Example: “Your Name.” “Title of Work.” The Classical Outlook 96.4 (2021) pages xx.

Authors may post with appropriate citation an unformatted version of the final submitted draft (i.e., the version post peer review, but pre page proofs), of their contribution to CO on their personal website, in their institution's repository, or on another non-commercial website. On social media platforms including, but not limited to,, ResearchGate, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, no version of the work may be posted; on such platforms authors are encouraged to post the link to the citation of their publication in JSTOR, which is typically available about a year and a half after publication.

Authors may share a maximum of 25 offprints (digital or print) of the published version of their work with friends or colleagues. The journal will provide authors with a PDF of what they may share.  

The Editor of The Classical Outlook should be contacted for any other permission and access issues (


The journal is now available on JSTOR to ACL Members. 
Log in to your account. If your membership is current you will see a JSTOR LINK under PUBLICATIONS.

Subscriptions, Memberships, and Advertising
Correspondence regarding subscriptions and missing or back issues, address changes, and advertisements should be directed to the Business Manager, Sherwin Little, (The American Classical League, 860 NW Washington Blvd., Suite A, Hamilton OH 45013), e-mail Membership dues are $70 per year ($77 Canada, $85 overseas); single issues are $15.00 each. All advertisements are subject to editorial approval.

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