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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

Being Human programme announced

Description
Events at venues across Nottingham and Eastwood as part of the UK's first national festival of humanities 15-23 November.
Date:
08/09/2014
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Events

Antigone screening

Date
28/10/2014
Location:
A3, Humanities Building
Description
CADRE (Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception) is screening Jean Anouilh's 'Antigone' on Tuesday 28 October in the Humanities Building.

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.

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

  • 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 ...
  • ‘Pitying Oedipus’
    In our first Classics research workshop (also a Classical Association Lecture), Professor Patrick Finglass spoke on ‘Pitying Oedipus’; Professor Alan Sommerstein was inspired to offer this response… Professor Patrick Finglass kicked off the new semester on Tuesday 30 September with a talk in his usual sparkling style to the Nottingham branch of the Classical Association ...

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