Posts tagged with ‘classics’

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Fate, luck and fortune: popular narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong? Last in a series of three workshops.

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Fate, luck and fortune: political narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Fate, luck and fortune: historical narratives of environmental risk

The Department of Classics (University of Nottingham) and the Department of History (University of Liverpool) present ‘Fate, luck and fortune: narratives of environmental risk’. How do we talk about the risks of our environment? Who do we blame when things go wrong?

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Epic journeys

Professor Helen Lovatt, Department of Classics, gives this inaugural lecture discussing how ancient epic uses the idea of the journey, and how these journeys were used in later cultures.

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The Enigma of Late Hellenistic and Roman Crete: Unanswered Questions

The first Colloquium on Roman Crete Conference will focus on the theme, “The Enigma of Late Hellenistic and Roman Crete: Unanswered Questions”.

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Girl with all the Gifts = Pandora? Greek mythology in Mike Carey’s Melanie-stories

Dr Lynn Fotheringham, Department of Classics and part of the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception, gives this talk exploring the link between the Pandora figure in Greek mythology and upcoming film The Girl with all the Gifts, based on the novel by MR Carey.

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Caroline Lawrence and the power of sadness – or, Virgil for reluctant readers

This lecture from Dr Helen Lovatt focuses on This lecture focuses on Lawrence’s adventurous choices in adapting the Aeneid for young readers. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series.

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“This is Sparta!”: representing Ancient Greece in films and comics

Lynn Fotheringham and Stephen Hodkinson, Department of Classics, present the lecture ‘This is Sparta! Representing Ancient Greece in films and comics’. Part of the Popular Culture Lecture Series. Art by Tomer Hanuka.

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