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AHRC PhD funding: application workshop 15 Nov

Description
Applications for Midlands3Cities Doctoral Partnership AHRC funding for commencement of PhD study in 2015 are now open. Book now for the application workshop 15 Nov.
Date:
29/10/2014

Antigone at the Lakeside, 13th-14th October

Description
CADRE is organising a group-trip to the forthcoming production of Sophocles' Antigone at Nottingham Lakeside Arts.
Date:
26/09/2014

Research Seminars 2014-15

Description
The schedule for the 2014/15 Classics Research Seminars is now available.
Date:
18/09/2014
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Undergraduate open day
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Events

Being Human Festival

Date
15 - 23/11/2014
Location:
Nottingham city-wide venues
Description
The UK's first national festival of the humanities is coming to Nottingham; join in activities across the city relating to the themes of Heroes and Villains, exploring Nottingham's tradition of subversion and rebellion. The festival is funded and led by the School of Advanced Study, in partnership with the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) and the British Academy.

Application Writing Workshop: Midlands3Cities Postgraduate Funding

Date
15/11/2014
Location:
City Campus, Newton Building, Nottingham Trent University
Description
Workshop for Home/EU students interested in applying for postgraduate funding in the Arts and Humanities

Being Human Festival: Being Arthur

Date
22 - 23/11/2014
Location:
Nottingham City Centre
Description
Assume a character from Sillitoe's Saturday Night and Sunday Morning and join in the world's first 24-hour 'street tweet' of a film script.
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Faculty of Arts call for papers and conferences

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Blogs: the latest posts from classics

  • Why Latin is Not a Dead Language
    Juliet O’Brien, a first-year student studying Ancient History and History at the University of Nottingham, explains why she thinks Latin still lives!   Latin is dead. Its decline has caused it painlessly to pass away in its sleep. It has been laid to rest in a stately marble tomb. RIP. Rubbish! Latin still breathes. As ...
  • Tig, You’re It
    Lynn Fotheringham, Director of the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception (based in the Classics Dept at Nottingham University), reviews Pilot Theatre’s current production of Antigone. Pilot Theatre’s production of Sophocles’ Antigone (in a new version by Roy Williams) came to the Lakeside in the same week that we were covering screen-versions of Greek ...
  • A Herculean Achievement: The Twelve Labours of… Vladimir Putin
    Esther Eidinow reports on an intriguing use of ancient Greek myth… Herakles, Hercules, Melqart… Putin: a celebration of the Russian leader’s achievements put Greek myth back on the map last week. An exhibition of pictures, organised by a Facebook group of Putin’s supporters, showed the President engaged in Herakles’ different tasks—each repurposed to represent a ...

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