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Graduate Profile: Daniel McLean

At the beginning of my Bachelor of Arts, I knew nothing about Classics. I thought that Seneca was just the absurd name of a character from the Hunger Games, that the Iliad was a tale about a horse, and that Xerxes the Great was a towering fiend, draped with jewels, and jaded by flattery, who […]

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Book available now: The Peripatetics

About the Book The Peripatetics is the first book in English to provide a survey of this important philosophical tradition. It explores the development of Aristotle’s school (the Peripatos) from his immediate successors Theophrastus and Strato (4th-3rd c. BCE) to the work of the commentator Alexander of Aphrodisias (2nd c. AD). The book examines whether […]

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Welcome New Students! Events and Advice

Welcome new students to the Faculty of Arts! There will be many opportunities for you to get to know the campus and fellow students at the following events: Enrolment Advice Session: Thursday 9 February 2017, 9.30 am – 10.30 am, Ground Floor Napier, Go4. Facebook Event. Arts O’Week Welcome Party: Thursday 23 February 2017, 9.00 […]

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Don’t Miss Out, Enrol Now for 2017!

Enrolment is now open for students continuing their studies in 2017! If you haven’t already, ensure that you enrol as soon as possible for both semester 1 and 2 to secure your place in the course and tutorial time you need. To make sure you enrol in the correct courses, please check your major or […]

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Internship/Placement Opportunity: Carers Australia

Market Research Design Project 2017 Carers Australia, Adelaide, SA Carers SA invites a savvy student with a passion for market research and research/feedback design to take on an opportunity to use skills and flair to produce important resources that will be implemented within our market research and consumer feedback collection practices. With support, we ask you to […]

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Adelaide Classics graduate appointed lecturer in Byzantine Studies at Macquarie University

Dr Meaghan McEvoy, who graduated in Classics at Adelaide University in 2002 with First Class Honours and a University Medal went to the University of Oxford on a John Crampton Travelling scholarship where she was awarded an MPhil in 2005 and a DPhil in 2010. After a period as a Junior Research Fellow at Corpus […]

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28 Oct: Classics Research Seminar, Divine Traits in Eunapius’ Lives of Philosophers & Sophists

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. 28 October Divine Traits in Eunapius’ Lives of Philosophers and Sophists Prof. Han Baltussen (Classics) Abstract: This paper revisits Eunapius’ attitude to Christianity (also given new attention in recent editions of Becker 2013 and Goulet 2014, Budé ed.) and suggests that […]

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Friday 21 Oct: Classics Research Seminar, Another look at the ‘Aldine Additamentum': Silius Italicus Punica 8. 145-224

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Ms Jan Lee (Classics M. Phil. candidate) Abstract: Given the resurgence of interest in Silius’ Punica, it is surprising that there has been so little discussion of the ‘Aldine additamentum’ since Brugnoli & Santini (1995) published their textual analysis: it is […]

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Friday 07 Oct: Classics Research Seminar, Medea’s Passion & Divine Causation in Valerius Flaccus

When and Where: From 3.10pm on Friday in Napier LG 9. All are welcome. Assoc. Prof. Peter Davis (Classics Research Fellow) Abstract: For readers familiar with the origins of Medea’s love for Jason as described in earlier texts the most surprising element in Valerius Flaccus’ account is his treatment of the gods. This paper addresses […]

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Nominate Now! Student-led Teaching Awards

The Adelaide University Union have launched the Student-led Teaching Awards The Awards give the students an opportunity to nominate lecturers, tutors and professional support staff from each Faculty. Nominate online before Monday 10 October.

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