Bulletin of the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest Volume 29 Number 2: February 1999

NB: The material contained in the WWW version of the CAPN Bulletin is identical to the hardcopy with the exception of a few advertisements (which have been omitted)


  1. The 1999 CAPN Meeting in Spokane, Washington (Mar. 19-20, 1999)
  2. Lodging
  3. Program note
  4. Second Call for Papers
  5. The Ridpath Hotel
  6. CAPN Dues Form for All Members -- 1999 Membership (2nd request)
  7. Registration form for the twenty-ninth annual meeting
Published at the
University of Washington
Seattle, Washington
Editor: Alain M. Gowing
Department of Classics

Address Correspondence for CAPN to:
Professor Catherine M. Connors
Secretary/Treasurer, CAPN
Department of Classics, Box 353110
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195

e-mail: cconnors@u.washington.edu
FAX: 206-543-2267
phone: 206-543-2266


A registration form may be found on p. 21 at the end of this Bulletin. Please note that the due date for the conference registration form is March 8.


All sessions of the meeting are planned for the Ridpath Hotel in downtown Spokane (see next page for hotel details). Twenty-five rooms have been reserved for March 19. Attendees will be responsible for making their own guest room reservations. These rooms will be reserved until February 26, 1999. After that date, rooms will be available on a first-come first-served basis. Reservations must be made directly through the hotel at 509 - 838 - 6122 or FAX to 509 - 459 - 1034. The toll free reservations number is (800) 814 - 5698.

Guest room rates are $69.00 for either single or double occupancy. Rates are subject to Washington State Sales Tax and Hotel Tax and are non- commissionable.

Program Note

The sessions will begin at 7:00 p.m. Friday night followed by a reception. The conference will end at approximately 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. A complete and full program will be mailed (or e-mailed) upon receipt of registration. A program will also be supplied with your registration at the hotel.

Second Call for Papers

There is space on the program for additional papers, so members are invited to submit abstracts of papers on all subjects of special interest to classicists. Abstracts of 100-150 words should be submitted as soon as possible to Sarah Keller, Department of Geography-Anthropology, MS-52, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington 99004, USA. Please indicate any special equipment that you may need to present you paper. Papers should not be more than fifteen minutes in length, the abstracts of which will be published in the Fall 1999 issue of the CAPN Bulletin. Abstracts may be submitted in hardcopy, by disc (Word for Mac) or by e-mail (skeller@ewu.edu).

The Ridpath Hotel

Completely renovated in 1995 and centrally located in the heart of downtown Spokane, the Ridpath offers the finest in accommodations, dining and meeting/convention facilities. Within one-half block of the enclosed skywalk system, you are linked to all the shopping, businesses and major attractions downtown Spokane has to offer. We look forward to your next visit!

Guest Rooms- The Ridpath features 344 comfortable guest rooms and suites located in three connected buildings--the Tower, East Wing and Executive Court which surrounds our outdoor swimming pool.

Dining- Award-winning Ankeny's Restaurant and Lounge is downtown Spokane's only rooftop dining facility. Along with its panoramic view, Ankeny's features the fines in gourmet dining and live entertainment Tuesday through Saturday.

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Silver Grill (our lobby restaurant) features an expansive menu designed for all appetites. The Silver Grill Lounge is an ideal spot to relax during happy hour or watch sporting events on the large color TV.

Room service is also available seven days a week 6:30 am to 9:00 pm.

Parking/Transportation- 453 spaces including indoor, covered secure valet parking is available at a nominal fee. Complimentary van transportation is available to and from Spokane International Airport.

Fitness Room/Pool- Our exercise facility features modern workout equipment including treadmills, stationary bikes, stairclimbers and a Universal weight apparatus. Our outdoor pool is open spring and summer for your enjoyment.

In-House Services: Ridpath guests enjoy the added convenience of a barber shop, florist, travel agency, printer, liquor store and pharmacy.

Alaska Airlines' Frequent Flyer Program- The Ridpath is a travel partner with Alaska Airlines. Guests earn 500 miles per stay.

For reservations or further information, contact us directly at (509) 838-2711.

Downtown Spokane's Only Grand Hotel

West 515 Sprague, Spokane, Washington 99201, (509) 838-2711


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