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News from the Department of Classics

Department of Classics newsletter

Read the Department of Classics Newsletter 2018/2019 (PDF format, 10.3MB)

Research seminars

The department schedules research seminars every couple of weeks or so during the teaching semesters, and on other occasions as well, depending on the itineraries of visiting scholars. Usual time : Wednesdays at 4pm.

For further information on this semester's seminars, please contact Associate Professor Pat Wheatley:

Classical Association

The Classical Association of Otago schedules public lectures on Classical topics every month or so during the teaching semesters. It also helps to arrange quiz nights for junior, intermediate and senior schools in Otago and Southland.

For further information, please contact the Secretary of the Association, Sean McConnell:

Drama productions

The Department of Classics staged its first formal dramatic production in 1992, and has since put on a Greek or Latin play (in English translation) (almost) every year. In most cases, we have used our own translations, specially written for the purpose.

Click here for further details on these productions.