Lectures

As a result of ongoing social distancing requirements in connection with the Covid-19 pandemic, it will not be possible for lectures to take place in the Ioannou Centre, Examination Schools or other University venues during Michaelmas Term 2020. It is hoped that some in-person class teaching will be able to take place this term. Please see below for further information about this term's teaching arrangements.

 

Teaching Arrangements for Michaelmas Term 2020

Greek and Latin language classes: Your class tutor will contact you will details of the teaching arrangements for this term.

French, German and Italian for Classicists; Reading German for Classical Archaeologists: The classes will consist of a mixture of online guided study and live online sessions. Your tutor will contact you with further details.

Lectures and seminars: Many of these will be replaced by recorded lectures in Panopto (replay) or live online sessions. A schedule will be published here as soon as details have been finalised.

Lecture Schedule for Michaelmas Term 2020

The table below lists the lectures that will be taking place this term in the form of recorded lectures on Panopto (Replay) or live sessions in Microsoft Teams.

Where lectures are being recorded, tutors will aim to upload their lectures to the Panopto system in accordance with the schedule given below. Students are advised to access the recordings on a weekly basis as they would during a normal term.

Where live sessions are being held, tutors will either contact students directly or publish a link in Canvas to enable students to join the session.

Seminars/classes take place weekly throughout the eight weeks of Michaelmas Term unless otherwise stated below.

 

General
Critical Approaches to Classics various lecturers 4 lectures (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8) lecture capture on Panopto
Ancient History - General Topics
Introduction to Epigraphy Dr C Crowther 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4) lecture capture on Panopto + Q&A sessions on MS Teams (Wednesdays 11:00-11:30 Weeks 1-4)
Sexuality and Gender (Class A) Dr J Zachhuber, Dr D Dalglish Mondays 15:00-16:30

live sessions on MS Teams

**restricted to those who are signed up for the option**

Sexuality and Gender (Class B) Dr A Ellis-Evans, Dr J Zachhuber Wednesdays 15:00-16:30

live sessions on MS Teams

**restricted to those who are signed up for the option**

Ancient History - Greek History
Greek Coinage I Dr V Heuchert 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto + Q&A sessions on MS Teams (Thursdays 12:00-13:00 Weeks 1, 4, 8)
Greek History 750-479 BC Prof R Thomas 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Ancient History - Roman History
Cicero Politics and Thought (Class) Dr A Sillett Tuesdays 14:30-16:00 live sessions on MS Teams
Roman History 241-146 BC Dr O Elder 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Roman History 46 BC - AD 54 Dr C Kuhn Tuesdays 11:00-12:00 live sessions on MS Teams
The Conversion of Augustine (Class) Dr M Gassman TBC TBC
The Greek City in the Roman World from Dio Chrysostom to John Chrysostom (Class) Dr G Kantor Mondays 16:00-17:00 St John's College
Classical Archaeology
Archaeology of the Late Roman Empire AD 284-641 Dr I Jacobs 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Art under the Roman Empire Dr P Stewart 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Cities and Settlement in the Roman Empire I: Themes Prof A Wilson 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Cities and Settlement in the Roman Empire II: Case Studies Prof A Wilson 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Etruscan Italy II Dr C Potts 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
The Greeks and the Mediterranean World I Prof I Lemos 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Greek Sculpture I Dr M Stamatopoulou 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Greek Vases I Dr T Mannack 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Hellenistic Sanctuaries Dr M Melfi 6 lectures (Weeks 1-6) lecture capture on Panopto
Homeric Archaeology I Dr L Bendall 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Introduction to Classical Field Archaeology Dr D Robinson 5 lectures (Weeks 4-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Minoan Crete Dr L Bendall 4 lectures (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8) lecture capture on Panopto
Religion and Daily Life in Late Antiquity Dr I Jacobs 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Roman Architecture I Dr D Maschek 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Science-Based Methods in Archaeology      
Literature: Genre Papers
Comedy (class) Prof M Leigh, Dr G Westwood Thursdays 15:00-17:00 (Weeks 5-8) live sessions on MS Teams
Historiography Prof R Ash, Prof T Rood 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Historiography (class) Prof T Rood, Dr M Marshall Mondays 16:00-17:30 (Weeks 5-8)

Mure Room, Merton College

**restricted to those who are signed up for the option**

Lyric Poetry Dr A D'Angour, Dr E Prodi 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Lyric Poetry (class) Dr E Prodi, Dr A D'Angour Mondays 15:00-16:30 (Weeks 1-6) live sessions on MS Teams
Literature: Greek and Latin Literature
The Reception of Classical Literature in Poetry in English since 1900 Prof C Güthenke, Prof F Macintosh 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Literature: Greek Literature
Early Greek Hexameter Poetry: Homer, Odyssey Dr A Kelly 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Hellenistic Poetry Prof J Lightfoot 6 lectures (Weeks 1-6) lecture capture on Panopto
Literature: Latin Literature
Latin Literature from Titus to Trajan (class) Dr Ll Morgan, Dr B Taylor Fridays 14:00-16:00 (Weeks 5-8) live sessions on MS Teams
Literature: Metre
Greek and Latin Metres Dr A D'Angour Tuesdays 14:00-15:30 (Weeks 1-6) live sessions on MS Teams
Literature: Papyrology, Palaeography and Textual Criticism
Catullus: Text and Interpretation Prof S Heyworth, Dr G Trimble Tuesdays 14:00-15:30

The Moser Theatre, Wadham College

**restricted to those who have signed up**

Euripides, Orestes: Text Dr S Scullion Fridays 14:00-16:00 (Weeks 7-8) live sessions on MS Teams
Introduction to Literary Papyrology Dr D Colomo Wednesdays 12:30-13:30

Outreach Room, Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles'

**interested students should email daniela.colomo@classics.ox.ac.uk in advance of the first session**

Latin Palaeography Prof S Heyworth, Dr M Robinson Mondays 12:00-13:00 live sessions on MS Teams
Mods and Prelims: CAAH Prelims    
CAAH Greek Core (Aristocracy and Democracy) 550-450 BC Dr R Konijnendijk 6 lectures (Weeks 1-6) lecture capture on Panopto
CAAH Greek Core 550-450 BC ("Aigikoreis") Dr C de Lisle, Dr M Stamatopoulou Thursdays 10:30-12:00 Ioannou Centre, Lecture Theatre
CAAH Greek Core 550-450 BC ("Geleontes") Dr H Shakeshaft, Dr C de Lisle Fridays 14:00-15:30 Ioannou Centre, Lecture Theatre
CAAH Greek Core 550-450 BC ("Hopletes") Dr A Blomley, Dr P Haarer Wednesdays 14:00-15:30 Ioannou Centre, Lecture Theatre
CAAH Greek Core 550-450 BC ("Argadeis") Dr P Haarer, Prof I Lemos Fridays 14:00-15:30 live sessions on MS Teams
CAAH Introduction to Greek Language Dr P Haarer 6 lectures (Weeks 1-6) lecture capture on Panopto + Q&A sessions on MS Teams (Wednesdays 15:40-16:00 Weeks 1-6)
Mods and Prelims: General
Four Key Concepts for the Classicist Prof R Rutherford 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4) lecture capture on Panopto
Introduction to Ancient History Prof N Purcell 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Mods and Prelims: Homer and Virgil
Homer, Iliad Dr C Metcalf 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Virgil, Aeneid Dr Ll Morgan 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Mods and Prelims: Language Papers
Greek Language: Xenophon, Anabasis 3 Prof T Rood 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4) lecture capture on Panopto
Latin Language: Caesar, de Bello Gallico Dr T Franklinos Mondays 11:00-12:00 (Weeks 1-4) live sessions on MS Teams
Mods and Prelims: Mods Special Subjects
Aristophanes' Political Comedy Prof C Güthenke 4 lectures (Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7) lecture capture on Panopto
Aristophanes' Political Comedy Dr K Sekita 4 lectures (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8) lecture capture on Panopto
Cicero and Catiline Prof G Hutchinson 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4) lecture capture on Panopto
Cicero and Catiline Dr A Clark 4 lectures (Weeks 5-8) lecture capture on Panopto + Q&A session on MS Teams (Thursday 10:15-10:45 Week 6)
Tacitus and Tiberius Prof R Ash 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4) lecture capture on Panopto
Tacitus and Tiberius Dr P Christoforou 4 lectures (Weeks 5-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Thucydides and the West Dr L Pitcher 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4) lecture capture on Panopto
Thucydides and the West Dr R Konijnendijk (Weeks 5-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Historical and Comparative Linguistics (Introductory Circus) The Philologists 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto + live sessions on MS teams (Mondays 12:00-13:00 Weeks 1 and 8) + live Q&A sessions on MS Teams (Mondays 12:00-13:00 Weeks 3, 5, 7). Email philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk to register
Mods Philology Revision Class: Homer and Early Greek Dr A Vatri 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4)

lecture capture on Panopto

(online Q&A sessions TBC)

Mods Philology Revision Class: Inscriptional Evidence for the Early History of Latin Dr A Vatri 4 lectures (Weeks 5-8)

lecture capture on Panopto

(online Q&A sessions TBC)

Mods and Prelims: Texts and Contexts
Texts and Contexts: Art and Archaeology Dr R Wood 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Persians Dr R Konijnendijk 2 lectures (Weeks 1-2) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Aeschylus, Persae Prof J Lightfoot 2 lectures (Weeks 1-2) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Dionysus Dr K Sekita 2 lectures (Weeks 3-4) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Dionysus Prof R Rutherford 2 lectures (Weeks 5-6) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Love and Luxury Dr D Dalglish 2 lectures (Weeks 5-6) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Love and Luxury Prof M Leigh 2 lectures (Weeks 5-6) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Class Dr D Dalglish 2 lectures (Weeks 7-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Texts and Contexts: Class Prof M Leigh 2 lectures (Weeks 7-8) lecture capture on Panopto
Philology
Greek Dialect Inscriptions Prof P Probert Wednesdays 15:15-17:00 (weeks 1-6) live sessions on MS Teams (+ recorded versions on Panopto) - email philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk to register
Historical and Comparative Linguistics (Introductory Circus) The Philologists 8 lectures (Weeks 1-8) lecture capture on Panopto + live sessions on MS teams (Mondays 12:00-13:00 Weeks 1 and 8) + live Q&A sessions on MS Teams (Mondays 12:00-13:00 Weeks 3, 5, 7). Email philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk to register
Mods Philology Revision Class: Homer and Early Greek Dr A Vatri 4 lectures (Weeks 1-4)

lecture capture on Panopto

(online Q&A sessions TBC)

Imperial and Late Latin Prof W de Melo 6 lectures (Weeks 1-6) lecture capture on Panopto + questions by email
Mods Philology Revision Class: Inscriptional Evidence for the Early History of Latin Dr A Vatri 4 lectures (Weeks 5-8)

lecture capture on Panopto

(online Q&A sessions TBC)

Graduate Seminars and Classes
Ancient History Methods and Approaches various lecturers Thursdays 15:00-16:30 (Weeks 1, 3, 5, 7)

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles'

**class for MSt/MPhil Year 1 students in Ancient History only**

Comparative Philology Graduate Seminar: Accent and Rhythm Dr J Lundquist, Dr A Vatri, Prof P Probert, Prof W de Melo Tuesdays 14:15-16:00 (Weeks 2-8) live sessions on MS Teams
Greece and the East Prof R Thomas Thursdays 15:00-16:30 (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8)

Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles'

**class for MSt/MPhil Year 1 students in Ancient History only**

Greek Epigraphy (Graduate Class) Dr C Crowther Thursdays 14:00-15:30 live sessions on MS Teams
Late Antique and Byzantine Archaeology and Art Seminar Dr I Jacobs Thursdays 11:30-13:00 live sessions on MS Teams
Ovid, Tristia III Dr T Franklinos, Dr L Pitcher Thursdays 11:00-12:30 live sessions on MS Teams
Oxford-Princeton Seminar: Life Times Prof N Purcell Tuesdays 16:00-17:30 live sessions on MS Teams
Reception Theory and Methods Prof F Macintosh, Prof C Güthenke Thursdays 13:30-15:30 live sessions on MS Teams
Rome and the West Prof N Purcell Wednesdays 17:00-19:00 (Weeks 2, 4, 6, 8) live sessions on MS Teams
Research Seminars
Classical Archaeology Seminar   Mondays 16:00-17:30 live sessions on MS Teams - email philomen.probert@wolfson.ox.ac.uk to register

Corpus Christi Classical Seminar: Queer and the Classical: Future and Potentialities

Mr M Bell, Miss E Colli Wednesdays 17:00-18:00 (Weeks 2-9) live sessions on MS Teams - email oxfordqueerclassical@gmail.com to register
Greek Fragmentary Texts Prof L Prauscello, Dr D Colomo Tuesdays 17:30-19:00 live sessions on MS Teams - email lucia.prauscello@all-souls.ox.ac.uk and daniela.colomo@classics.ox.ac.uk to register
Reception Seminar: Classical Literature and the Mind of Europe Prof F Macintosh, Prof D Ricks Mondays 11:30-13:00 live sessions on MS Teams - email apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk to register

 

Information about the lecture list in a normal term (not applicable in Michaelmas Term 2020 - please see above for details).

The Faculty lecture list is available online. Undergraduate lectures and graduate seminars are normally only open to current students of the University. Non-members of the University should contact the relevant lecturer or seminar organiser as well as the manager of the relevant venue in advance for permission to attend. All lectures take place in Weeks 1-8 of term and last for one hour unless otherwise stated.

Please note the following indications in the online lecture list:

* This class is only open to students by prior invitation.

(biennial) This lecture/class is given in alternate academic years and will not be repeated next year.

(lc) This lecture series will be recorded on the Panopto lecture capture system.

Academic staff and students of other universities and members of the public are welcome to attend research seminars and public lectures held in the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies. Term cards for research seminars are published at Seminars.

Students can give feedback on lectures by using an online form available in WebLearn.

Prospectuses for lectures and graduate seminars

Where lecturers have provided prospectuses for their lecture series or graduate seminars, they are listed below. Prospectuses are not available for all lecture series.

Hilary Term 2021

Prospectus entries for next term's lectures will be posted here in due course.