We are proud to offer a range of ongoing academic programs for our members and current students of Ancient History and Classical Languages at UQ. Please see relevant pages for details.
Classical Languages and Ancient Mentoring Outreach
Open Group Sessions – Thursdays 1:00-2:00pm, Michie Building, Room 536.
One on One Mentoring also running.
Need assistance finding that verb or working out the declension of that noun? Never fear, CLAMO is here!
We offer weekly mentoring and language assistance sessions aimed specifically at helping students of Latin and Ancient Greek improve their skills. Click here for more information.
4 Sessions, on 9/8, 30/8, 20/9, 18/10
11:00-12:00pm at Wordsmiths Café
Tired of your friends saying Latin is a dead language? Come and speak some conversational Latin at Convivium Latinum!
Learn some conversational Latin from some of your classics peers in a relaxed 1 hour Face to Face session. A basic knowledge of Latin (gained from completion of LATN1100 or an equivalent Beginner Latin course) is expected so that you get the most out of the program.
And remember, lingua Anglica eat lingua barbarica!
Ancient Text Discussion Group
6 Sessions, on 2/8, 16/8, 30/8, 13/9, 4/10, 18/10
5:00pm at the Forgan Smith Building (1) Room E-319.
We hold a fortnightly reading group for participants to develop their understanding and analysis of ancient texts, and to gain different perspectives as to select texts and topics, explored via group discussion.
A new and exciting range of topics is offered in each 1.5 hour session, including the mythological and supernatural, to medicine, geography, politics, and war, through to literature – there is always something thrilling to explore!
This program is aimed at higher level Undergraduate students (in their third year of study or above), as well as Honours and Postgraduate students.
A casual session for people interested in discussing ancient topics of interest.
Semester 2: 4 session, on 9/8, 30/8, 20/9, 18/10
10-11am at Wordsmiths Café.