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Meetings are at 4.30 p.m., tea and cake from 4 p.m.

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings will be held in Room G.21,

Faculty of Classics.


Lent Term 2020 

23 January

Professor Annalisa Marzano             

Livia the auctor and the symbolism of grafting                                 

6 February

Professor Charles Delattre     

From modern mythology to ancient mythography: the case of Typhon in Augustan literary practices 

27 February

Seminar Room 3, Cripps Court, Magdalene College

(access via Chesterton Road)

Dr Tom Geue           

Rush job: slavery and brevity in 'Tiberian' literature

5 March

Dr. Emily Pillinger     

Orchestrating the obscenities of classical myth in British opera post-1945 


Easter Term 2020 

23 April

Professor Marwan Rashed         

The fundamental mistake of Anaxagoras, according to Plato and Aristotle

7 May  (AGM: tea from 3.45 pm)

Barbara White Room, Newnham College

Professor Corinne Bonnet         

Divine filiations: names and narratives

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Ted Kenney

Jan 02, 2020

The Faculty is very sorry to have to report the death, aged 95, of Ted Kenney, Kennedy Professor of Latin (from 1974 to 1982), on December 23rd 2019.

Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History

Oct 30, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Caroline Vout has been appointed to the Byvanck Chair of Classical Archaeology/Art History, a visiting professorship at the University of Leiden. The appointment is for five years from Michaelmas 2019.

2019 Gifford Lectures

Jun 04, 2019

Professor Beard's Gifford Lectures (University of Edinburgh), on The Ancient World and Us: From Fear and Loathing to Enlightenment and Ethics, are now available on line.

The Runciman Award 2019

May 13, 2019

The Faculty is delighted to announce that Professor Robin Osborne is a recipient of the Runciman Award 2019 for 'The Transformation of Athens' (Princeton University Press).

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