The Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association would like to invite sixth formers and their teachers to this year’s Texts and Topics Conference.
The Conference is on Saturday 10 March 2018 and will be held at the University of Birmingham (Arts Building).
The Conference is open to all sixth formers studying Latin, Ancient Greek and/or Classical Civilisation.
The Conference fee is £10 for students from independent schools; £5 for students from state schools.
The programme for the Conference is as follows:
8.45-9am: Welcome to the Conference
|Strand 1 – Latin||Strand 2 – CC||Strand 3 – CC|
Dr Gideon Nisbet, Birmingham
|Invention of the Barbarian
Dr Naoise MacSweeney, Leicester
Sarah Rees, Edgbaston High School
|10.00-10.45am||Virgil – Aeneid 8 and 10
Dr Elena Giusti, Warwick
|Democracy and the Athenians
Dr Sarah Bremner, Kent
|Greek Unseens masterclass
Dr Claire Gruzelier, KEHS
Dr Lynn Fotheringham, Nottingham
|Latin Unseens masterclass
Dr Sian Foster, Solihull School
Dr Jan Haywood, Open University
Dr Siobhan Chomse, Royal Holloway
|Love and Relationships
Caroline Bristow, CSCP
12.45-1.15pm: Plenary: World of the Hero, Iliad, Odyssey and Aeneid – Guy Kirkham-Smith, Birmingham
To register your interest please email Polly Stoker: PXS502@student.bham.ac.uk or Joanna Johnson: firstname.lastname@example.org