CONF: University of Exeter Research Seminars in Classics and Ancient History

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University of Exeter Classics and Ancient History Department Research Seminars – Autumn Term 2009.

Seminars are held on Thursdays at 4 pm (to 6pm) in Amory 417, followed by drinks in the Leventis Room (Amory 271), and dinner in the case of visiting speakers. All are welcome to come to the seminars, and also to drinks and dinner. Also included here are two Classical Association lectures, held on Thursdays at 5 pm in Amory 417, also followed by drinks in the Leventis room, to which all are welcome.

Seminar programme for this term: all speakers are staff or postgraduate students in the Department except as indicated.

Those coming from outside Exeter are advised to contact C.J.Gill AT Classics beforehand to make sure the seminar is taking place as scheduled.

Oct 8 2009: Eleanor Dickey: ‘Teaching Elementary Latin in Antiquity’

Oct 15 2009: Matthew Wright: ‘The Tragedian as Critic’.

Oct 22 2009: Matthew Nicholls (University of Reading): ‘Roman Libraries’.

Oct 29 2009: Classical Association Lecture (5 pm): John Wilkins: ‘Aristophanes, Clouds, and Global Warming’.

Nov. 5 2009: Chris Gill: ‘Galen on the Therapy of Emotions’.

Nov. 12 2009: Barbara Borg: ‘Athenian Identity in the First Century BC – Who Cares?’

Nov. 19 2009: Valeria Cinaglia: ‘Emotions, Perception and Understanding: Aristotle and Menander’.

Nov 26 2009: Classical Association Lecture (5 pm): Peter Wiseman:
‘The Fall of the Roman Republic – Was it Cicero’s Fault?’

Dec. 3 2009: ‘Rowan Fraser: The Tragedian and the Art of Supplication’.

Dec 10 2009: Martin Pitts (University of Exeter) and Rebecca Griffin (University of Liverpool):
‘The Impact of Inequality in Late Roman Britain: Connectivity, Materiality and Health Status’

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