All Videos Tagged institute (eLatin eGreek eLearn) - eLatin eGreek eLearn 2021-06-23T23:58:16Z https://eclassics.ning.com/video/video/listTagged?tag=institute&rss=yes&xn_auth=no The Running of the Classicists, APA 2010, Anaheim tag:eclassics.ning.com,2010-01-21:727885:Video:41423 2010-01-21T17:58:12.339Z Andrew Reinhard https://eclassics.ning.com/profile/amasis <a href="https://eclassics.ning.com/video/the-running-of-the-classicists"><br /> <img alt="Thumbnail" height="180" src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/327234188?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240"></img><br /> </a> <br></br>Every year, Classicists line up for the booksale at the end of the joint annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Association. At exactly 8:00 AM, the hounds are released, most heading to the Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press bookstands to take advantage of last-day sales. Quantities are limited which prompts a… <a href="https://eclassics.ning.com/video/the-running-of-the-classicists"><br /> <img src="https://storage.ning.com/topology/rest/1.0/file/get/327234188?profile=original&amp;width=240&amp;height=180" width="240" height="180" alt="Thumbnail" /><br /> </a><br />Every year, Classicists line up for the booksale at the end of the joint annual meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and American Philological Association. At exactly 8:00 AM, the hounds are released, most heading to the Oxford University Press and Cambridge University Press bookstands to take advantage of last-day sales. Quantities are limited which prompts a footrace to the best deals on philological scholarship. Go figure. This year's race was slower than some and without as many runners, but was still fun to watch. I recorded it via webcam on my laptop from my position in the Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers (<a href="http://www.bolchazy.com">http://www.bolchazy.com</a>) bookstand, and followed the rush. Apologies for the quality of the video -- running with a laptop and webcam is not exactly like working with a Steadicam....