Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association Texts and Topics Conference – Saturday 5 March 2016

The Birmingham and Midlands Classical Association are holding their annual Texts and Topics Conference on Saturday 5 March 2016, at the University of Birmingham.

The Conference is open to all Sixth Form students of Classical subjects, and interested GCSE pupils are also most welcome.

The programme for the Conference is as follows:

Registration: 9.30am

Please register on arrival with Joanna Johnson, who will be based on the ground floor of the Arts Building at the University

Students from independent schools – £10

Students from state schools – £5

 

Welcome to the conference 9.45-10am

Joanna Johnson and Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos (University Admissions)

 

Option block 1: 10 – 10.45am

Pompeii, Ostia and Herculaneum

Dominik Maschek – Birmingham

Cicero De Imperio

 

Lynn Fotheringham – Nottingham

Tacitus Annals IV

 

Luke Pitcher – Somerville College, Oxford

 

Break 10.45 – 11am

 

Option block 2: 11 – 11.45am

Greek Tragedy

 

Polly Stoker – Birmingham

Ovid Metamorphoses III

 

Genevieve Liveley – Bristol

Virgil Aeneid VI

 

Elena Theodorakopoulos – Birmingham

 

Option block 3: 11.45am – 12.30pm

Art and Architecture Handling Session

Meagan Mangum – Birmingham

A level Unseens Masterclass

 

David Stephenson – Warwick School

Homer

 

Niall Livingstone – Birmingham

 

Plenary Lecture: 12.30 – 1pm

Genevieve Liveley – Bristol

 

Please email Joanna Johnson at johnsonj@solsch.org.uk to reserve places for your students. Payment can be made on the day.

Looking forward to seeing you and your students there,

 

The BMCA Committee