23rd June 2005: New
We are please to announce that the AHRC has awarded a 3-year grant
to support research into Literacy in Etruria and central Italy,
also based at the Institute of Archaeology, UCL, and conducted by the
same research team as Developmental Literacy in Early Italy.
23rd March 2005: Publication of Literacy Project
A two-volume publication derived from Developmental Literacy in
Early Italy (provisionally titled
Literacy in Pre-Roman Italy: New Approaches),
will be published by the Institute of Classical Studies as a supplement
to the Bulletin of the Institute of Classical Studies, hopefully
18th February 2004: AUT action and the literacy
Because the seminar series is a research activity rather
than part of our core teaching and administrative duties, John
Bennet's seminar on February 24th will be going ahead as planned.
15th November 2003: Project presentation
A presentation and progress report on the Developmental
Literacy Project was made at the Autumn meeting of the British
Epigraphy Society, which took place on November 15th in the
Department of History, UCL.
28th October 2003: Literacy Seminars - Change to Programme
The title of Philip Milne-Smith's seminar on November 25th
"Lapidarias litteras scio". Literacy and inscribing communities in Roman
28th October 2003: Literacy Seminars - Change to Seminar Programme
Alex Whitehead has been forced to cancel his seminar on November 25th
due to unavoidable circumstances. Instead, Dr Philip Milne-Smith will present a paper on literacy and epigraphy in Roman North East
Italy. Details of title to follow.