Skip to Navigation | Skip to Content

Biduum Latinum Calvinianum

biduumbrochureSpoken Latin Weekend at Calvin College

The Calvin Classics Department and the Paideia Institute invite you to a two-day conference in spoken Latin. All levels are welcome.

Friday, September 27 and Saturday, September 28

Join Jason Pedicone of Paideia, Michael Fontaine of Cornell University, and David Noe of Calvin College for Latin discussion in a relaxed environment.

This conference is designed for Latin students at all levels, especially those in secondary schools and colleges. Some knowledge of written Latin is helpful, but beginners are welcome. Speakers will be matched by experience level.


Registration fee: $50. Some student scholarships available. For scholarship information contact Professor Noe.
Snacks will be provided. Meals may be purchased on campus or nearby. See here for a registration form. Saturday-only registration is available for $30.

Participants are to arrange their own lodging. For lodging options near Calvin College, see

For more information and to register, contact David Noe at 616-526-6295 or by email at or

Tentative Schedule

Registration form

Sponsored by


Also of interest

Dr. Michael Fontaine (Cornell University) will present a public lecture

"On Being Sane in an Insane Place: The Rosenhan Experiment in the Laboratory of Plautus' Epidamnus"

Thursday, September 26
in the afternoon in the Commons Annex Lecture Hall in the basement of the Commons on the Calvin College campus.

Free of charge. All are welcome. A reception will follow.