Jun
15

Poetry of Greek Philosophy Conference

The UCL Department of Greek and Latin, and the Princeton Classics Department cordially invite you to a two-day workshop on the theme of ‘The Poetry of Greek Philosophy’. The convenors of the event are Peter Agócs (UCL) and Josh Billings (Princeton). The idea of the workshop is to get beyond Plato’s legend of the ‘ancient quarrel’ to examine ways in which Greek poetry/song or literature (in its language, themes and cultural […]

Jun
15

Summer School in Homer: Dr Antony Makrinos (UCL) interview

The Summer School in Homer 2018 by UCL offers five days of intensive teaching of Homeric language and literature. The Director of the Summer School in Homer, Dr Antony Makrinos of the Department of Greek and Latin at University College London, who gave us a better insight for those interested.   Q. Can you tell us a few words about the UCL Summer School in Homer in general? Who might they concern […]

Feb
23

Summer School in Homer 2018 – UCL

The Summer School offers five days of intensive teaching of Homeric language and literature. There will be four language classes each day as well as lectures, between 10.30 and 16.30. The course is not residential. The fee is £120. Our 2018 courses include Greek (Beginners, Intermediate, Advanced); Linear B; Homer in Translation and his Roman Legacy; Ancient Philosophy and Homer; Papyrology and Homer; Latin Palaeography and Homer; Ceramics Workshop. Teaching […]

Mar
09

Summer School in Homer 2017 – UCL

The Summer School offers five days of intensive teaching in Homer. There are five language and literature classes each day as well as lectures and other events, between 10.30 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. The fee is £110. The course is not residential. Bursaries and travel grants may be available for certain categories of students.   Students will be assigned to teaching groups of normally not more than 12-15 people. As […]

Mar
03

The disengaged self rising? Greek Youth within an ongoing Crisis

“The disengaged self rising? Greek Youth within an ongoing Crisis” Presenter: Professor Nikos Papadakis This seminar focuses on the state of play of Greek Youth, within the era of an ongoing and multi-parametric crisis. It will outline initially the consequences of the ongoing recession in the Economy and Society of the country most heavily affected by the economic crisis (Greece), whilst mapping the state of play concerning youth unemployment and […]

Feb
05

Menander’s Dyskolos – UCL classical play

The UCL Department of Greek and Latin is proud to present the 2016 Classical Play: Menander’s Dyskolos Directed by Hippolyte Broud, assisted by Suzahn Ebrahimian and Kyriaki Ioannidou. Produced by Chris Gallacher. In a modern English translation by Maurice Balme. Dyskolos is the story of Knemon, a grouchy old man who hates the world. His wife has left him, and he lives alone with his daughter on his farm. A city […]