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Literature Seminar


Seminars will be at 5:15 on Wednesdays in room 1.04. All are welcome.

11 October

RICHARD HUNTER, Callimachus' Aitia and the description of rhetorical style

18 October

TOM NELSON, Sweet and Sombre Songbirds: The

Aesthetics of Lament in Graeco-Roman Elegy

25 October

MARTINE CUYPERS, Peitho among the Graces: elegy and rhetoric in Hermesianax

1 November

STEPHEN HEYWORTH, Problems and pleasures in [Tibullus] 3

8 November

HELEN LOVATT, Propertius on Hylas

15 November

JENNIFER INGLEHEART The Ovidian bedroom (Ars amatoria 2.703 ff.): the place of sex in Ovidian elegiacs

22 November

LILY PANOUSSIS, Why do lovers pray to Isis? Ritual, Gender, and Ethnicity in Latin Elegy

29 November

 DANIEL JOLOWICZ, Possession in Latin Love Elegy: erotic and grammatical

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Faculty Archivist (part-time)

Oct 10, 2017

The Faculty wishes to recruit a part-time Archivist who will be responsible for the management and care of its archive collections

Kenyon Medal awarded to Joyce Reynolds

Sep 28, 2017

The Kenyon Medal in 2017 has been awarded to Joyce Reynolds FBA for her lifetime's contribution to the research and study of Roman epigraphy.

Postgraduate Open Day Saturday 18 November 2017

Sep 22, 2017

Details of the 2017 Faculty of Classics Postgraduate Open Day are now available online:

Major archaeological discovery near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece

Sep 12, 2017

The Times newspaper reports on excavations this summer at Prosilio near Orchomenos in Boeotia, central Greece, conducted by the Ministry of Culture & Sports of Greece/Ephorate of Antiquities of Boeotia and of the British School at Athens/University of Cambridge

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