VI. J.E.A. Crake Lecture in Classics

The J.E.A. Crake Foundation, established by the late J.E.A. Crake, Josiah Wood Professor of Classics and Head of the Classics Department from 1946 to 1976, offers a grant to be expended upon a visiting distinguished lecturer in the field of Classics.

Terms and conditions

  1. The Crake Lecture in Classics will be administered by the Head of the Classics Department, acting on the advice of the Department.
  2. The recipient will be invited to visit the Mount Allison campus during term, and give at least one public lecture, and will be supplied with a copy of the biographical information available at
  3. The grant will be expended on travel, per diem expenses, an honorarium and incidental expenses associated with the lecture.
  4. The account for this program may carry forward a balance equal to 15% of the value of the grant. Any funds in excess of that amount will be incorporated into the standard funding for the following year.
  5. The Secretary to the Foundation will be informed of the time, date and location of the Lecture at least two weeks in advance of the event.


  1. The Provost will, by May 20, provide the Foundation with the following information from the Head of the Classics Department and the Controller:
    1. A brief report on the Lecturer for the year ending June 30.
    2. A statement from the Controller verifying that the funds in this account were spent in accordance with the stated terms and conditions stated, and the status of the account as of May 1.
  2. The Foundation will inform the University by January 1 of the level of support to be provided for the J.E.A. Crake Lecture in Classics for the academic year beginning July 1.

Grant for the J.E.A Crake Lecture in Classics: $5,000.

[January, 2022]