Department of Greek & Latin

Lectures and Conferences


Lectures and Conferences 2015-16

  • Conferences and Colloquia

Conference: Dionysus in Rome (3-4 September 2015)

Conference: Hannah Arendt and the Ancients (17-18 September 2015)

Conference: Intertextuality in Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica (18 December 2015)

Colloquium: One-day course on Identities and gender in the Ancient World (16 February 2016)

Conference: From Song To Book: Performance and Entextualisation in Ancient Greek Literature and Beyond (29 June - 1 July 2016)

  • Lectures

23 February 2016: Housman Lecture 2016: Maurizio Bettini

24 February 2016: Housman Masterclass: Maurizio Bettini (2:00 - 5:00 pm)

Lectures and Conferences 2014-15

  • Conferences and Colloquia

Conference: Hellenism and Judaism in Modernity (19 November 2014)

Conference: Classics and the Great War, in an Age of Empire (27 November 2014).  Co-sponsored by the Network on Ancient and Modern Imperialisms and the Faculty of Classics, Cambridge.  The conference will be held in Cambridge.

Conference: Back to the Future: Varro, the State, and Antiquarianism (26-27 January 2015)

Symposium: Staging Greek Tragedy Today (13 February 2015)

Colloquium: UCL/British School at Athens Colloquium for Secondary School Teachers (16 February 2015)

Conference: Aspects of Family Law in the Ancient World – a Cross-cultural Perspective (22-24 April 2015)

Panel Discussion: Families and the Law in the Ancient World: A public discussion exploring family law in ancient Greece, Rome and Mesopotamia (Friday 24 April 2015, 18:00 to 19:30)

Conference: Epic! Between Ancient and Early Modern Empires (6 May 2015)

Conference: The Afterlife of Cicero (7-8 May 2015)

Postgraduate Student Event: Early-Modern Texts and Digital Resources (29 May 2015)

Conference: The Poetics of War: Remembering Conflict from Ancient Greece to the Great War (17-19 June 2015)

Conference: Grattius in Contex(s): hunting an Augustan poet (25-26 June 2015)

Postgraduate Student Event: Human and Posthuman (10 July 2015).  A workshop organised in conjunction with the Postclassicisms network.

Conference: Dionysus in Rome (3-4 September 2015)

Conference: Hannah Arendt and the Ancients (17-18 September 2015)

  • Lectures

13 May 2015: Keeling Lecture 2015: David Sedley "Socrates' Second Voyage (Plato, Phaedo 99-101)" (5:00pm)

4 June 2015: Housman lecture 2015: Leslie Kurke (6:00 pm)

5 June 2015: Housman Masterclass: Leslie Kurke (2:00 - 5:00 pm)

Lectures and Conferences 2013-14

  • Conferences and Colloquia

Colloquium: FIGS Forum: Empathy (1 Nov. 2013, 9:00 - 19:00). ** See now the publication here

Colloquium: Keeling Colloquium 4th to 6th November 2013

Colloquium: UCL/British School at Athens Colloquium for Secondary School Teachers (19 February 2014)

Colloquium: Greek Tragedy's Renaissance Inflections: Iphigenia Workshop. Wednesday 12th March 2014, 2–7pm, Foster Court 307.

Conference: New Perspectives on Virgil’s Georgics (3 - 4 April 2014)

Conference: Roman Oratory (10-13 April 2014): Gesine Manuwald

Conference: Greeks and Romans on the Latin American Stage (24-26 June 2014)

Conference and Training Day: Greek Poetic Fragments

Conference and Public Event: Palladas and the New Papyrus (4-5 September 2014)

Conference: The Language of Persuasion: Linguistic Approaches to its Theory and Practice in the Classical World (10–12 September 2014)

Conference: Chris Carey (a celebration) 19 September 2014

Conference: The Afterlife of Classical Latin Satire (Friday 10 October 2014): collaboration with the English Department and the Warburg Institute.  The conference will be held at the Warburg Institute.

  • Lectures

10 October 2013: Gesine Manuwald, 'Latin as a language of translation in Elizabethan England'. The UCL Translation in History Lectures: 6 to 7.30 pm. Blogged here

29 January 2014: Prof. James Redfield (Chicago): 'The Socratic Dialogues as Historical Fiction' (5:30pm). Gordon House 106 (WC1H 0PP). All welcome.

12 March 2014: Professor Gail Fine, Keeling memorial lecture and graduate masterclass 'Knowledge, belief, and perception in the Phaedo'.  4-6pm, Gustave Tuck Lecture Theatre. Further details are posted here.

19 March 2014: Housman Masterclass: Denis Feeney (4 pm)

20 March 2014: Housman lecture 2014: Denis Feeney (6pm)

28 April 2014: Professor John Moles (Newcastle): 'Virgil's Loss of Virginity and Related Matters.' 5.30pm. 2.18 Chadwick Building (UCL front quad). Reception to follow. All welcome.

Lectures and Conferences 2012-13

Conference: Paths of Song: Interactions between Greek Lyric and Tragedy (11-13 April 2013)

Conference: Use and Abuse of Law in the Athenian Courts (16-18 April 2013)

Panel discussionMyth and Mythology (UCL Festival of Arts): 16 May, 1:00pm

Conference: The Reception of Herodotus in Antiquity and Beyond (12-13 August 2013)

Conference: The Platonic Letters: Readings and Receptions (2-4 September 2013)

Conference: Greek Literary Epigram: From the Hellenistic to the early Byzantine Era (11-13 September 2013)

  • Lectures

9 October 2012: Keeling Graduate Masterclass (4-6pm)

10 October 2012: Keeling Lecture 2012: Prof. Richard Sorabji (6-8pm)

13 November 2012: Lecture. ‘Jumping to conclusions. Bull-leaping in Minoan Crete’ Dr. Andrew Shapland (British Museum)

16 November 2012: Lecture. Dr Maude Vanhaelen (Warwick), 'Renaissance scholars and their demons: on Ficino and Iamblichus’ De Mysteriis' (5 pm)

19 Februrary 2013: Housman Masterclass: Eric Csapo (2.30pm)

20 February 2013: Housman lecture 2013: Eric Csapo (6pm)

8 May 2013: Lecture: Dr Peter Meineck (NYU), 'The Theatre that Moved the Soul: Understanding the Power of Ancient Greek Drama through Modern Cognitive Science'

Lectures and Conferences 2011-12

Colloquium: Keeling Colloquium 7-9 November 2011

Conference: A Theatre of Justice: aspects of Graeco-Roman oratory and rhetorics 19-20 April 2012

Conference: Cicero Awayday - 30th May 2012

Conference: Olympics: Sport and competition in Greece and Rome - 14-15 June 2012

Conference: Iambus and Elegy - 11-13 July 2012

Conference: Educating the Future Generation: teaching, learning, and antiquity 13-14 September 2012

Lecture: Housman Lecture 2012

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