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Conference 2016 - Seamus Heaney and the Virgilian Tradition

From left; John Barry, Carmel McCallum Barry, Catherine Ware, Alex Davis, Bernard O’Donoghue, Jason Harris and Peter Fallo

Spring-Summer Programme 2017

Some lectures are held in conjunction with Dept. of Classics, UCC
Those marked with
** are held in UCC

January
UCC Lecture **
Date: Tuesday, 17th at 7pm
Speaker: Dr. Elizabeth Dawson (QUB)
Title: 'The contribution of the Archive of Celtic Latin Literature to a study of the Patrician text in the Book of Armagh'
This lecture takes place in G27 (CACSSS Seminar Room) ground floor O'Rahilly Building, UCC

UCC Lecture **

Date: Monday, 30th at 7pm
**
Speaker: Dr. Kerry Phelan (Maynooth)
Title: 'Athenian Women'
This lecture takes place in G20 Kane Building, UCC

February

Date: Tuesday, 7th
**
Speaker: Dr. Alexandra Guglielmi (Dept of Archaeology, UCD)
Title: ‘In the shadow of the Empire? Ireland, Rome and beyond
This lecture takes place at 7.30pm in Room 2.02 O'Rahilly Building, UCC

UCC Lecture **
Date: Monday, 20th
Speaker: Dr. Richard Flower (University of Exeter)
Title: t.b.c.

March

Date: Monday, 6th
Speaker: Dr. Damien Bracken (Dept. of Histiry, UCC)
Title: 'Ireland's place in the Roman world: Columbanus and the rhetoric of concordia'

April
Date: Monday, 3rd
Speaker: Dr. Jo Day (Dept. of Classics, UCD)
Title: 'Cilician mists and Illyrian oils: crocus and iris in antiquity'

May
Date: Monday, 5th
Speaker: Members’ Papers
Title: Diverse range of topics


Autumn-Winter Programme 2016


September
Date: Monday, 24th
Conference: (to be held in association with CAI Cork Branch at UCC)
Title: ‘Seamus Heaney and the Virgilian Tradition’
Further details to follow

October
Date: Monday, 3rd
Speaker: Dr Jason Harris (Dept of History, UCC)
Title: ‘Getting down and dirty with the Romans: how to be crude in Renaissance Latin’

November
Date: Monday, 7nd
Speaker: Dr Catherine Ware (School of Classics, UCC)
Title: ‘Condemned to the arena: a literary theme’

December
Date: Monday, 5th
Speaker: Dr Michael Hanaghan (School of Classics, UCC)
Title: ‘The epistolary narratives of Sidonius Apollinaris’


Spring-Summer Programme 2016


February
Date: Monday, 1st
Speaker: Dr Maeve O'Brien (Dept of Classics, NUI)
Title: ‘Roman Women: Matrons or Rebels’

March

Date: Tuesday, 7th
Presidential Lecture 'The Jewel in the Crown: The Royal Library of Alexandria'
Speaker: Prof. John Madden, Professor Emeritus, NUI Galway
Prof. Madden is the current Honorary President of the CAI
(This lecture is provided with the kind support of the Department of Classics, UCC)

April
Date: Monday, 4th
Speaker: Dr Catherine Ware (Dept of Classics, UCC)
Title: 'Condemned to the arena: a literary theme'

May
Date: Monday, 9th
Speaker: Members’ Papers
Title: A selection of short topics on diverse themes

Autumn-Winter Programme 2015


October
Date: Monday, 5th
Speaker: Dr Jennifer O'Reilly (Dept of Art History, UCC)
Title: ‘Images of Jerusalem in Late Antiquity and their influence’ (Illustrated)

November
Date: Monday, 2nd
Speaker: Dr Alan Ross (School of Classics, UCD)
Title: ‘Praising the emperor: panegyric in the Late Roman Empire’
(This lecture is provided with the kind supportof the Department of Classics, UCC)

December
Date: Monday, 7th
Speaker: Dr Daniele Miano, School of Classics, UCD
Title: ‘Maker of Kings? Fortuna in Archaic Rome’
(This lecture is provided with the kind support of the Department of Classics, UCC)

Spring-Summer Programme 2015

February
Date: Monday, 2nd
Speaker: Dr Jeroen Wijnendaele (Dept of Classics, UCC)
Title: ‘Rome has fallen. Why should we care?’ - Approaching the fall of the Roman Empire in the 21st century

March

Date: Tuesday, 3rd
Please note change of venue and day for March lecture
Speaker: Colman O Clabaigh OSB, Glenstal Abbey
Title: ‘Monks and their books in late medieval Ireland: with reference to recently re-discovered 14th century copy of Aristotle's On the Nature of Animals and other texts from St Mary's Cistercian Abbey, Dublin’

April
Date: Monday, 13th
Speaker: Dr Maire Geaney
Title: 'Things you may not have known about carpentry in Roman Britain and Ireland'

May
Date: Monday, 11th
Speaker: Members’ Papers
Title: A diverse range of ten-minute papers given by five branch members on topics of their choice

Autumn-Winter Programme 2014


October
Date: Monday, 6th
Speaker: Dr Diarmuid Scully (Dept of History, UCC)
Title: ‘The Roman Empire: a model for Gerald of Wales on the medieval English conquest of Ireland’

November
Date: Monday, 3rd
Speaker: Tony O’Sullivan
Title: ‘
Travels in Roman Istria - from the Golden Fleece to the Amber Road and beyond

December
Date: Monday, 1st
Speaker: Patrick Ryan MA
Title: ‘"erant qui metu mortis mortem precarentur". The collections from Pompeii and Herculaneum in the National Archaeological Museum of Naples’

Spring-Summer Programme 2014

February
Date: Monday, 3rd
Speaker: Dr Jason Harris (Dept of History, UCC)
Title: ‘The Present State of Spoken Latin’

March
Date: Monday, 3rd
Speaker: Dr Selga Medenieks (Dept of Classics, TCD)
Title: ‘Conquest and the Gods: empire-building and the (mis)use of religion in ancient Anatolia’

April
Date: Monday, 7th
Speaker: Dr Nicolette Pavlides (Dept of Classics, UCC)
Title: 'Encountering the hero in Archaic and Classical Sparta'

May
Date: Monday, 12th
Speaker: Members’ Papers
Title: A diverse range of ten-minute papers given by five branch members on topics of their choice


Autumn-Winter Programme 2013


October
Date: Monday, 7th October
Speaker: Sean Murphy (UCC)
Title: ‘The story of Alexander the Great, Part II'

November
Date: Monday, 4th November
Speaker: Jennifer O’Donoghue (CAI)
Title: ‘Caesarea, exploring Herod’s Coastal Port’ illustrated lecture

December
Date: Monday, 2nd December
Speaker: Dr David Woods (Dept of Classics UCC)
Title: ‘The Often Puzzling Coinage of the ‘British’ Emperor Carausius (286-93AD)’




Autumn-Winter Programme, Michaelmas Term 2012

October
Date: Monday, 1st October
Speaker: Sean Murphy (UCC)
Title: ‘The Letter of Alexander the Great to Aristotle’

November
Date: Monday, 5th November
Speaker: John Barry (UCC)

General Information on Events

All lectures begin at 7.30pm with a tea-break at 8.15pm and resume until 9pm.

Lectures are held in the Cork Education Support Centre, opposite the main gates of UCC.

Parking on-site and New Members welcome!


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