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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

Evening language classes

Description
A wide range of languages and levels available to study this autumn. Enrolment deadline 29 September.
Date:
08/09/2014
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Undergraduate open day
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Events

Antigone

Date
13 - 14/10/2014
Location:
Djanogly Theatre, Nottingham Lakeside Arts
Description
Drama presented by Nottingham Lakeside Arts. Directed by Marcus Romer, playwright Roy Williams take Sophcles' play and places it in the 21st-century, reinforcing this tale's relevance and vitality.

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

  • Happy Classical National Poetry Day!
    In great haste… I spotted this morning, while procrastinating, that today is National Poetry Day! This clearly needed to be marked, and I’m just back from some rapid poetry-bombing of the Humanities Building. I felt that what was needed was some poetry in English (I wanted it to speak too everybody in the building) that ...
  • The Spirit and the Argonauts Myth
    Helen Lovatt finds some surprising references to classical Greek myth in The Spirit, a recent film by Frank Miller (author of 300)… When I sat down to watch a film the other night, I was happily anticipating a complete break from work. But perhaps it should not surprise me to find The Spirit (2008), directed ...
  • Greek for the Globe
    Requests for translation into ancient Greek are understandably rare. But one was passed on to Oliver Thomas recently from a friend-of-a-friend at the Globe Theatre. For their production of Julius Caesar the Globe’s creative team wanted to mark the three main deaths (those of Caesar, Brutus and Cassius) by adding a small female chorus of ...

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