Outreach and school liaison
Members of academic staff in the Department of Classics at King’s are delighted to offer talks in schools.
We offer a wide range of different titles and topics, such as:
Dr Ellen Adams: various topics in classical art and archaeology, including "The Minoans" and "Approaches to the Parthenon"
Dr Hugh Bowden: various topics in ancient history
Professor William Fitzgerald: 'Where are the Slaves in Latin Literature?'
Professor Roland Mayer: various topics in Roman literature and culture, e.g. ‘Roman “Ruin-mindedness”’ (also found in Omnibus 63, January 2012)
Dr John Pearce: ‘The Vindolanda tablets and Frontier Life in Roman Britain’ and ‘Death rituals and the Dead in Roman London’
Dr Emily Pillinger: ‘Catullus the Roman Metrosexual’, ‘Stories and Histories of Rome’s Foundation’ and 'Dido: the Death and Afterlife of a Drama Queen'
Dr Shaul Tor: ‘What if cows could draw gods and is seawater drinkable? Some philosophical questions in Xenophanes and Heraclitus’
Professor Michael Trapp: ‘Can a Roman die like Socrates?’
Dr Rosie Wyles: various topics in Greek drama
Dr Victoria Moul 'Translating Horace in the English Civil War', 'Shakespeare's Latin', 'Neo-Latin Literature: what was it, who wrote it, and why should I care?', and 'An Introduction to Sanskrit'
We also offer exciting opportunities to sample Classical Archaeology and Art at King’s.
To book any one of these talks or to request a talk on a specific subject, please feel free to contact the relevant speaker directly. Alternatively you can email our Schools Liaison officer, Dr Emily Pillinger.
London Taster Programme
University taster courses for prospective undergraduate students organised by the University of London. For further information and programme of forthcoming courses, please see the website: http://www.lon.ac.uk/tasters.html