Thank you for your interest in joining the Philologos Society. Whether you would like to become a guest speaker of our scholarly community, attend our meetings, come to our social events or even apply for a position within the association, we would be thrilled to have you among us!
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In Ancient Greece and throughout the Renaissance, the ideal of the educated person is one of a well-rounded scholar who benefited from a liberal arts education, one who has expanded his intellectual insight into all domains. A scholar was defined as a mathematician, physician, philosopher, rhetor/orator, and man of letters at the same time: in a nutshell, a lover of wisdom, because knowledge is (and brings) wisdom. Following this model, we suggest to our members to begin exploring letters, arts, and sciences one field at a time, with the assistance and mentoring of our Director of Comparative Arts (DCA). First, you choose from the global fields below, and then narrow it down with the DCA. Our fields include (but are not limited to):
The YPO program is an educational outreach program in which Philologians visits local, underprivileged middle and high schools in order to deliver presentations of research-based lessons, with the ultimate goal of expanding the intellectual horizons of our surrounding communities. Our members prepare the entire presentation (from content to delivery) in advance and practice delivering during a weekly meeting for feedback. Purposes of this branch:
The Philologos Executive Committee is the officer body of the Philologos Society.
Being an officer in the Philologos Society is a serious and well-coveted position. Officers are expected to do a good amount of quality work to keep Philologos a great organization. To be able to provide an application to become an officer, one must first have been a dutiful member of the Philologos Society for at least a semester, having shown up to most meetings. Vacancy status refers to whether there are any open positions we would like to fill. If there are, then applications can be sent during the application season - but only then.
We accept applications only if the following criteria are met:
If the criteria above are met, please fill out the Philologos Applicant Form and notify us by email.
Vacancy status: No
Applicants are measured exclusively based on merit. Being an active member of the society is strongly recommended, and greater contributions to the organization do help applicants in the application process. Being a good worker that produces quality work, showing an ability to interact with members in the club, and showing a true interest in what we do are large elements of this merit.
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