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The Department has two seminars which take place weekly during term time:

Work-in-progress seminars: Wednesdays, 1-2pm, room CL102 (38 North Bailey) and on Zoom

Research seminars: Thursdays, 5-6.30pm, room PG21 (Pemberton Building, Palace Green) and on Zoom

All seminars are open to everyone, whether students, members of the public, or academics, and unless otherwise specified can be attended either in person or on Zoom. No registration is required for in-person attendance, but to receive the Zoom link, please sign up via each seminar's event on the Department Eventbrite (these will be made available by the Friday before each seminar).

Accessibility information: Pemberton Building (PG21 is on the ground floor, with step-free access); 38 North Bailey (CL108 is on the first floor, accessed via stairs)

If you have any questions, please contact the seminar co-ordinator, Dr Anna Judson.

Research seminar timetable (Thursdays, 5-6.30pm)

April 27      Jennifer Ingleheart, “Northumberland & Durham Classical Association: a first look at the archives” (online only)

May 4        Brycchan Carey, “Classical Literature in the Growth of Modern Natural History: From William Turner of Morpeth to Gilbert White of Selborne”

Both of these seminars are part of the “Classics in the North-East” research theme.


Work-in-progress seminar timetable (Wednesdays, 1-2pm)

May 3        Sarah Miles, "Mime and the Performance of Character: From Platonic Dialogue to Hellenistic Poetry"

May 17      Edward Harris, “Freedom and Slavery as Political Slogans” (online only)

May 24      George Gazis, “Lamenting for the wrong crime, Sophocles' Tereus and the demonisation of the other”