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Faculty of Classics




Wednesday 5.15p.m. (for 4th, 11th, 18th May; for the earlier starts on 25th May and 1st June, see below)

The seminars will be held in G19. There is a zoom link for those unable to attend in person (or for speakers who have tested positive).


Topic: A Caucus Seminar

Time: This is a recurring meeting Meet anytime

Meeting ID: 913 0448 2383

Passcode: 897063



4th May Oscar Goldman, Politeness in Latin Satire + Daniel Hanigan, Space, Place, and Line in Imperial Greek Periplography.

11th May Matt Ward, The Politics of Position: Localisation and Disruption in the Homeric hexameter

18th May Robert Rohland, The old stuff and the sea: Epigrams and shipwreck

25th May (3:30–6:45) Workshop on Diversity in the Ancient World with Keynote Address by Nandini Pandey (John Hopkins)

1st June (3:00–7:00) Workshop on Text and Image with Keynote Address by Anna Anguissola (Pisa)

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