Upcoming events – February- May 2022

We can now announce our programme of Aberdeen Classical Association Zoom talks for this semester.

We’ll be sticking with the Tuesday evening slot, 5-30 to 7pm fortnightly. For joining details please email aberdeenshirecas@gmail.com

7th February – Douglas Cairns (University of Edinburgh), ‘Honour and Trust in the Iliad’

21st February – Sheila Murnaghan (University of Pennsylvania), ‘Her Own Troubles: Women Writers and the Iliad’

7th March – Glenn Most (University of Chicago and Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa), ‘Refractions of Authority in the Appendix Vergiliana: Citation and Metamorphosis in the Ciris’.

21st March – Fiachra Mac Góráin (UCL), ‘The Death of the Young in Virgil’s Aeneid’

Spring Break 1st – 23rd April

25th April – Victoria Moul (UCL), ‘Paraphrase: authority, creativity and writing between languages’

2nd May – James Chlup (University of Manitoba), ‘Frontinus’ Stratagems and the Roman Exemplary Tradition’ – This talk will be in person at the University of Aberdeen, New Kings 3

16th May – Catharine Edwards (Birkbeck), ‘Cicero’s Greek retreats: Athens and Tusculum’