Classics And Poetry Now, 2nd November 2017, Booking Open

October 6, 2017CAPN

CRSN’s next event will be held at Senate House, London on Thursday 2nd November 2017. It is a Classics And Poetry Now! workshop supported by CRSN, Institute for Classical Studies and Open University, and organised by Henry Stead ( Please contact him with any queries. For more information about the workshop see the Call for Papers. Attendance is £10 … Read More

Tony Keen: Designing a Classics and Cinema Module

August 4, 2017Film & TV

This spring I returned to teaching Roehampton’s third-year Classics and Cinema module. It was to teach this that I’d first come to Roehampton, though after a couple of presentations I’d been lured away by the prospect of teaching an MRes Theories and Methods module. I inherited this module from the much-missed Rosemary Barrow, at quite … Read More

Ben Greet: Classics in Star Trek

April 25, 2017Film & TV

Star Trek exists as what Daniel Bernardi calls a ‘mega-text’, a group of televisual, filmic, literary, auditory, and other ‘texts’ that all share a relatively cohesive fictional universe. The amount of ‘texts’ that make up the Star Trek franchise includes hundreds of hours of television and films, hundreds of books and audio books, and numerous … Read More

Introducing the ‘Classical World New Zealand’ Project

March 31, 2017Uncategorized

by Anastasia Bakogianni, Lecturer in Classical Studies, Massey University (Auckland campus) How have New Zealanders received the classical world? How have they adapted and transformed it for use in their own culture and the arts? Why do they feel this deep connection with ancient Greece, Rome, and Egypt? These are the fundamental questions that Classical World … Read More

Kim Shahabudin: Simply the best? Or not so simply…

January 23, 2017Film & TV

A recent post on a Facebook Group asked what the “best” film versions of the Iliad, Odyssey and Aeneid were. BIG QUESTION, was my immediate reaction. After all, how do you qualify ‘best’, when you’re thinking about cultural objects? And is it different when those objects are examples of classical reception? I don’t think this … Read More