The Department of Classics, Ancient History, Archaeology, and Egyptology at the University of Manchester will hold its Research Seminar in Semester 1 on Thursdays, from 2pm to 3pm, via Zoom. Talks will last for approximately 40 minutes, with 20 minutes for Q&A.
Those who wish to attend the seminar should contact the convenor via email ([email protected]) in order to request a link to the meeting.
Dates, speakers, and subjects are as follows:
21st October: John Taylor, University of Manchester, ‘The Acts of the Apostles and the Classical World’
28th October: Sarah Nooter, University of Chicago, ‘Recovering the bodies of Archilochus’ ‘Cologne Epode’ and Timotheus’ Persae’
11th November: Ingo Gildenhard, University of Cambridge, ‘The Rhetorical Sublime’
18th November: Emily Clifford, University of Oxford, ‘Death by Analogy: Identity Crises on a Roman Sarcophagus’
25th November: Nick Overton, University of Manchester, ‘From Calories to Charisma: How thinking differently about animals can help to write new archaeologies of prehistory’
2nd December: Valentina Gasperini, Institut français d’archéologie orientale, ‘A view from the Cemeteries. Ramesside and post-New Kingdom ceramics from Amara West (Sudan)’
9th December: Gavin Lucas, University of Iceland, ‘The case study in archaeology’
16th December: Malcolm Choat (with Rachel Yuen-Collingridge), Macquarie University, ‘Theopompos of Memphis and the Ostraca of Constantine Simonides’