Author Archives: Henry Stead

Upcoming Film Season in Reading (Jan-Feb 2017)

GREEK TRAGEDY ON THE SMALL SCREEN A film season presented by the Department of Classics in collaboration with Reading Film Theatre and the Department of Film, Theatre and Television All films will be shown in the Minghella Building  Greek tragedy … Continue reading

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‘Revolutions and Classics’ CONFERENCE REPORT

Revolutions and Classics, hosted by us — the Classical Reception Studies Network (CRSN) — and the Legacy of Greek Political Thought Network with the support of the UCL Department of Greek and Latin and the Department of Classics at the University … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #10

This is the final post in our special series of conference abstracts. I know… But don’t worry. The day is nigh upon us. You will be able, this very Friday, to experience the papers in full and glorious [at least] 4D and participate in … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #9

The second paper of the final session will be given by Benjamin Gray, University of Edinburgh. It’s title: Studying the modern German Left as Ancient History: from Jean Jaurès to Alexander Kluge. This is his abstract:

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #8 1/2

Fittingly for an expert on cinematic receptions of ancient Greece and Rome, Jo Paul has just snuck in her abstract between What’s on at the Revolutions Conference #8 and #9. Presumably, this is some kind of a “subterranean” allusion (popular among classical receptionists these … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #8

Conference co-organiser, Rosa Andújar, University College London, kicks off the final session of the day school of Revolutions. She does so with a paper entitled:  Plato and Pater’s Greeks in the Mexican Revolution And this is what she has to say about it:

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #7

The next session at the Revolutions conference consists of 2 presentations on teaching classics and the effects of classical reception. The first will be made by Susan Deacy (University of Roehampton). Her paper is entitled: Black Athena in the classical classroom And this … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #6

I hope by now you’ve got the picture that we’re posting abstracts for the upcoming conference at UCL on Revolutions and Classics. There is a link to the full programme below this post. We’ve got up to the after lunch … Continue reading

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #5

The second provocation of the Teaching Roundtable at the Revolutions conference, UCL (22.07.16) will be by Luke Richardson, University College London. His paper is called: Teaching the Classical Reception “Revolution”. And he summarises it like this:

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What’s on at the Revolutions Conference? #4

After lunch in our upcoming conference (22.07.16) at UCL is a roundtable session on the subject of teaching. This will take the shape of three provocative papers by three Early career scholars. Their papers will be followed by an open discussion. The first … Continue reading

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