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The Department has two seminars which take place weekly during term time:

Work-in-progress seminars: Wednesdays, 1-2pm, room CL102 (38 North Bailey) and on Zoom

Research seminars: Thursdays, 5-6.30pm, room PG21 (Pemberton Building, Palace Green) and on Zoom

All seminars are open to everyone, whether students, members of the public, or academics, and unless otherwise specified can be attended either in person or on Zoom. No registration is required for in-person attendance, but to receive the Zoom link, please sign up via each seminar's event on the Department Eventbrite (these will be made available by the Friday before each seminar).

Accessibility information: Pemberton Building (PG21 is on the ground floor, with step-free access); 38 North Bailey (CL108 is on the first floor, accessed via stairs)

If you have any questions, please contact the seminar co-ordinator, Dr Anna Judson.

Research seminar timetable (Thursdays, 5-6.30pm)

Jan 12   Oliver Baldwin   “Sapphic Bacchae: Butch(er)ing Section 28”

Jan 19   Cora-Beth Fraser  “Classics in the North-East: Cathedral Classicism: a Roman Claudia in Newcastle Cathedral”

Jan 26   Ellen Adams       “Blindness, deafness and new approaches to landscapes, monuments and objects” (online only)

Feb 2     Thornton Lockwood       “Non-human animals in Aristotle’s Eudemian and Nicomachean Ethics”

Feb 9     cancelled due to strike action

Feb 16  cancelled due to strike action

Feb 23  cancelled due to strike action

Mar 2    cancelled due to strike action

Mar 9    Evan Jewell        “Transphobia and the trans* man in the tribas”

Mar 16  cancelled due to strike action


Work-in-progress seminar timetable (Wednesdays, 1-2pm)

11 Jan   Edith Hall, "Achilles in Green: Reading the Iliad Ecocritically"

25 Jan   Martina Piperno, "Etruscan Places on Page: Archaeology and Memory"

22 Feb  cancelled due to strike action

01 Mar cancelled due to strike action

15 Mar Edward Harris, "Freedom and Slavery as Political Slogans"