EMACT 6th Form Classics Day Wednesday 10th February 2016

Applications are now open for the EMACT 6th Form Classics Conference, to be held on Wednesday 10th February 2016 at Loughborough High School (between Leicester and Nottingham!). Please find the programme below – the cost is still only £5 per pupil (to include tea, coffee and biscuits!), staff are free; application forms and further details can be obtained by emailing n.pollock@lesgrammar.org.

EMACT VI Form Conference

Wednesday February 10th 2016, Loughborough High School

10.30am           Lecture Virgil’s Aeneid Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos, University of Birmingham

11.30am            Tea/Coffee

12.00pm           First Seminar Session: see below

12.50pm           Lunch

2.00pm            Lecture  Homer’s Iliad  Professor Gregory Hutchinson, University of Oxford

2.55pm              Second Seminar Session: see below

3.45pm              Finish

 

Seminars

1                      Virgil – Aeneid 6 Dr Elena Theodorakopoulos, University of Birmingham

                         This seminar will be relevant to students of Latin and Classical Civilisation.

2                      Session 1: Iliad 22 Session 2: Odyssey Professor Gregory Hutchinson, University of Oxford

Both seminars will be relevant to Class Civ students, the first also to AS Greek students.

3                      Session 1: Sophocles’ Antigone Session 2: Euripides’ Medea Dr Rosanna Omitowoju, University of Cambridge

                       Both seminars will be relevant to Class Civ students, the first also to A2 Greek students.

4                      Cicero – De Imperio [maybe a 2nd on ‘Life & Times of Cicero’] Dr Lynn Fotheringham, University of Nottingham

                          These seminars will be relevant to students of Latin and Classical Civilisation.

5                       Sparta Professor Stephen Hodkinson, University of Nottingham

This seminar will be relevant to Ancient History students or anyone with a general interest.

6                       Tacitus – Annals IV Speaker TBC – unconfirmed, but I have every expectation the seminar will go ahead.

This seminar will be relevant to students of Latin and anyone with a general interest.