Seminars and Reading Groups

Rome: Forum of Trajan (Photograph: Andrew Stephenson)
Rome: Forum of Trajan
(Photograph: Andrew Stephenson)

The following seminars and reading groups are available to all interested students, academics and independent scholars. The links lead to details of programmes, contacts and venues.

Ancient Greek   Reading Group I: This Ancient Greek Reading Group meets on Tuesdays 11:00-12:30 in the Classics & Archaeology Library in the Old Quadrangle Building. Current text is Plato's Timaeus; reading level is intermediate/advanced. Contact Marc Bonaventura.

Ancient Greek   Reading Group II: Contact Fred Bendeich for meeting times and texts.

Ancient World Seminar

Byzantine Greek Reading Group

Classical Latin Reading Group: The Latin Reading Group meets on Wednesdays from 3:30-4:30 in the Classics and Archaeology Library in the Old Quadrangle Building. The text is Horace's Epodes; reading level is intermediate/advanced. Contact Marc Bonaventura.

Cohort - Student Discussion Group

Early Modern Circle

European Visual Culture Seminar

Medieval Latin Reading Group

Medieval Round Table

Middle English Reading Group

Old French Reading Group

Old Irish Reading Group

Septuagint Greek Reading Group: The Septuagint Reading Group will continue to meet in First Semester 2017. The first meeting will be from 11:00 to 12:00 on Monday 27 February in Meeting Room 502 in the south wing of Arts West building on the main campus of the University of Melbourne. The single elevator in the south wing provides the easiest access.  The Group will continue reading in Greek the book of Exodus from 33.1. Those who already have the downloaded text of chapters 33-35 and chapter 40 should bring the first part of the text to the meeting. Downloaded text for these chapters will be provided for new or returning members at the first meeting.  Anyone who has studied ancient Greek (Classical or Biblical) for one year or more will be welcome to join the Group. Potential Readers should reply by email to Mr Darryl Palmer (Senior Fellow in Classics): d.palmer@unimelb.edu.au.