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The departmental research and work-in-progress seminars take place at 1-2pm on most Wednesdays during term time.

All seminars listed here are open to everyone, whether students, members of the public, or staff. Those listed as "hybrid" can be attended either in person or on Zoom; seminars listed as "online" will take place on Zoom only. No registration is required for in-person attendance; to register to attend on Zoom please visit the link after each seminar title.

Location and accessibility

In-person seminars will take place in room PG20 in the Pemberton Building on Palace Green. PG20 is on the ground floor, with step-free access. See the Pemberton Building AccessAble site for full accessibility information.

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

Epiphany term 2024 seminar timetable

Jan 10th      Serafina Cuomo, “Accounting (for) enslaved experts” (work-in-progress). Hybrid: register for Zoom webinar.

Jan 17th      Ellen Millender, “Sparta's Spectacular Austerity”. Hybrid: register for Zoom webinar.

Feb 7th       Giulia Marolla, “The Power of Epistolary Silence in the Letter Collections of Symmachus and Sidonius”. Online only: register for Zoom webinar.

Feb 14th     Maria Cristina Mennuti, “Prolegomena to Greek Philosophy: The Appropriation of Zoroastrian Dualism” (work-in-progress). Hybrid: register for Zoom webinar.

Feb 21st     Chiara Blanco, “Hercules Serenus: Nausea in Seneca’s Furens” (joint event with Newcastle Classics & Ancient History). Hybrid: register for Zoom webinar.

Feb 28th     Emilie Villey, “Astronomy and Geography in Cyprus in the 7th century AD. New data from Syriac sources” (part of the Syriac Studies research theme). Hybrid: register for Zoom webinar.

Mar 13th    Roberto di Tuccio, “Performing Sex: Hetairai between Theatre and Life in Lucian, Alciphron, and Aristaenetus” (work-in-progress). Hybrid: register for Zoom webinar.

 

LGBT+ History Month event

On Wednesday February 7th, Ken Moore will give a talk for LGBT+ History Month entitled “Intersectionality and Gender Studies: The Case of Iphis and Beyond” (4pm). All are welcome to attend in person (Elvet Riverside, room 149: accessibility information) or online: no registration is required for in-person attendance, but please register for the Zoom webinar.