Greek Tragedy and Epic For Schools
The Classical Association in Northern Ireland and The Open University are delighted to present two lectures on Greek Tragedy and Epic for 6th form students of Classics, Classical Studies and English Literature
Friday 15th April
The Peter Froggatt Centre, room 02/017
Queen’s University, Belfast
1.15 – 2.00: ‘Greek tragedy and the manipulation of myth’ (Dr Laura Swift)
2.15 – 3.00: ‘The Homeric hero’ (Dr William Allan)
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS A SEPARATE EVENT TO THE Exploring Greek Literature: Epic and Tragedy EVENT AT STRANMILLIS COLLEGE 11am-1pm
EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO EITHER (OR BOTH!)**
Dr Laura Swift (The Open University)
A Classics graduate of the University of Oxford, Dr Swift’s research interests lie in Greek tragedy, in particular on the relationship between the tragic chorus and other types of choral song performed in Greek society.
Dr William Allan (University College, Oxford)
Originally from Fife, Dr Allan studied Classics at Edinburgh and taught at Harvard before moving to the University of Oxford. He is particularly interested in archaic and classical Greek tragedy and epic.
If you are interested in having some of your students attend this event, please, do not hesitate to get in touch with us through any of our contacts