Department of Classics

Classics: learning, teaching, research

We are a lively and enthusiastic Department of Classics, who teach and research all aspects of the cultures of ancient Greece and Rome - Greek and Latin language as well as Greek and Roman literature, history, art and life.

Helen Lovatt, Head of Department


Latest news

Digitial Humanities Centre MA/MSc Scholarship - reprographics services

The DHC invites School of Humanities postgraduate student applications for one MA/MSc Scholarship to provide its reprographic services. Application deadline 12pm on 31 July 2014.

Sparta and Comic Books

Prof. Stephen Hodkinson's collaboration on the production of the comic book Three is highlighted in the University's Research Exhcange newsletter.

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Upcoming events

Faculty of Arts Centres and Institutes event

17 - 18/09/2014
Highfield House
A two-day event for members of the Arts Faculty's Centres and Institutes, featuring a sandpit on day 2.

Being Human Festival

15 - 23/11/2014
Nottingham city-wide venues
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.

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Argonauts and Emperors

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Holiday photos: late antiquity on the Adriatic (1)
In between research and other duties, I have taken a welcome week of holiday in Friuli (NE Italy, close to the border with Slovenia) and at Poreč on the peninsula of Istria, at the Western end of Croatia. My partner and I didn’t choose these destinations for any classics-related reason: the former is where her ...

A Midsummer Night Reverie (2): more lost tragedies
In this post I (belatedly) publish the second part of Alan Sommerstein’s thoughts on Nick Lowe’s paper on tragic fragments, delivered to the Nottingham Branch of the Classical Association.   In the first part of this post, I reported Nick Lowe’s top ten lost tragedies from his excellent paper at the AGM of the Nottingham ...

Classical festivities in Edinburgh: A handy list
Lynn Fotheringham asks what’s on at the Edinburgh Festival this year and finds many interesting classical productions. For many years now my theatre-going has tended to focus on the Classics-related – not just performances of Greek drama; over my fifteen years in Nottingham, I remember Heaney’s Burial at Thebes and Berkoff’s Oedipus at the Playhouse, ...


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