Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest 2024 Conference

The University of Oregon Department of Classics is excited to be hosting the 52nd meeting of the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest (CAPN) on Friday, March 15th and Saturday, March 16th, 2023.


Friday, March 15th, 2024, beginning at 6:30 pm - Reception and Keynote
Saturday, March 16th, 2024, beginning at 8:30 am - Paper sessions and roundtables.


Registration Fees
General (by Zoom):
Student/Contingent Faculty (in Person):
Student/Contingent Faculty (by Zoom):
General (in person):

Your registration fee covers the keynote and reception on Friday night and the conference on Saturday, including a continental breakfast and lunch.

Register for the conference here.


The keynote lecture will be given by Professor Ann Kuttner of the University of Pennsylvania at 7:30 on Friday, March 15th in the Gerlinger Alumni Lounge.

Abstract and Roundtable Submission

Call for Papers: We invite papers on any aspect of the ancient Mediterranean world, including Greece, Rome, Egypt, and the Ancient Near East. Papers may be broad and interdisciplinary; they may be narrowly focused on a specific problem; they may take up issues comparison or reception. We also welcome pedagogical papers, especially those that address the instruction of Latin and Greek at the primary, secondary, and university levels. Teachers and students of Classics at any level of instruction (K-12, college, or university) are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Abstract submissions have closed.

Proposals for Roundtables:
Topics might include: challenges and opportunities in teaching Greek and Latin in the current educational climate; discussion about recent department/program closures and how we might respond; or labor issues and concerns for faculty in the Pacific NW.

‍Abstract submissions have closed.

Presentations should be no longer than 18 minutes in length and roundtables will last roughly an hour.

Travel and Lodging

Conference activities will take place in Allen Hall on the University of Oregon Eugene campus.

Parking on campus:

In order to purchase visitor parking permits, you must use the UO Transportation Services Permit Portal. Lot parking is $5/day. There is also nearby garage parking in the 13th Avenue Garage. Parking in the 13th Avenue Garage is $2/hr, maxing out at $18/day.  The closest lots to the conference are TBA.


These are some available hotels. We have no particular arrangements with any of them. Feel free to book a room at these or at any others you please.

Hayward Inn - (541) 485-2727
Best Western New Oregon - (541) 683-3669
Holiday Inn Express - (541) 342-1243
Graduate Eugene - (541) 342-2000
Gordon Hotel - (541) 762-0555
Inn at the Fifth - (541) 743-4099

Visitors guide:

Please check out this guide to our location, parking and transportation, local attractions, and local cafes and restaurants.  Visitor guide TBA.

Questions and Contacts:

Malcolm Wilson -
Kyle Rutherford -