Events: 2008 – 2009


Tuesday 28 October

(joint meeting with Classics Departmental Research Seminar)
7.00 p.m. (note earlier time)

Maureen Almond (University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne)

Rendering Horace

Maureen Almond reads from her adaptations of Horace’s Epodes to working-class Teesside (The Works, pub. Biscuit, 2004) and from her version of Odes, Book 1 to the world of contemporary poetry (Chasing the Ivy, work in progress).

Monday 24 November

(joint meeting with the Scottish Hellenic Society)
7.00 p.m. (note earlier time)

Kirsten Bedigan (University of Glasgow)

Pots, people and pigs: understanding the Kabeiric cult through its pottery (illustrated)


Monday 19 January

(joint meeting with the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies)
7.30 p.m.

Dr Matthew Nicholls (University of Reading)

Reconstructing ancient Rome (illustrated)

Monday 23 February

7.30 p.m.

Dr Michael Lurie (University of Edinburgh)

Herodotus and the Divine, or: On the difference between philology and theodicy

Monday 16 March

(joint meeting with the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies)
7.30 p.m.
Professor Chris Carey (University College London)

Constructing Drakon

Monday 27 April

7.00 p.m. Annual General Meeting
7.30 (lecture)

Dr Luke Houghton (University of Glasgow)

Virgil’s Fourth Eclogue: historical soundings (illustrated)

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