Events & Programs

2020 EVENTS

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Semester 2

In light of the COVID-19 situation, your executive team have been working hard on a Semester 2 events calendar which incorporates both online and on campus events – the best of both worlds!

While we hope to hold our social events on campus, please keep in mind that this may change with the ever-changing circumstances of this year – our fingers remain crossed to see you in-person for Trivia Night and our End of Semester Movie & Drinks Night! Remember to stay tuned on our website and via Facebook for details.

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Essay Writing Masterclass

Tuesday, August 25, 10am

 Zoom: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/91234706207

Looking for some pointers on writing that 7-worthy tutorial essay? Join us via Zoom to hear from postgraduate students on how to smash your next ANCH essay.  More details to come.

An Introduction and Lecture Session with Dr Kit Morrell on Reform in the Roman Republic

Thursday, September 3, 6pm

Zoom: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/92873989799

Join us online for the opportunity to meet new lecturer Kit Morrell and hear about her research on Reform in the Roman Republic. This is an excellent opportunity for prospective Honours or Post-Graduate students to hear about Dr Morrell’s research interests!

An Introduction to Dr Estelle Strazdins’ Research and Areas of Supervision Interest

Thursday, September 10, 6pm

Zoom: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/95217367968

Join CAHS online for an introduction to UQ’s new Classics and Ancient History lecturer Dr Estelle Strazdins! Topics cover both Greek and Roman studies, including Classical Literature and Languages. This is an excellent opportunity for prospective Honours or Post-Graduate students to hear about Dr Stradzins’ research interests!

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Trivia Night

Thursday, September 24, 6pm for 6:30pm start

Wordsmith’s Cafe

Enjoy some healthy competition with like-minded students at our Semester 2 Trivia Night! This event will be sponsored by the HASS Faculty and will be a free event for CAHS members (please note: you will need to sign up before booking your ticket). Bookings are essential, as we have a limited amount of spaces. Teams will be limited to three people per table. If you are unable to attend the evening, please email us to cancel your ticket to open up a space for someone else. There will be food and drinks served by Wordsmith’s Cafe’s staff members. You will have the choice of a sandwich OR calamari with chips OR wedges and 1 drink (you will need to pay for more food or drinks if you would like them). Get tickets here!

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Translation Competition

Showcase your Latin or Ancient Greek skills by entering in our Annual Translation Competition. There are categories for Beginner & Advanced Students in both Greek and Latin. Earn LOEB book prizes and eternal fame on our perpetual shields! See full details here: Translation Competition

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Classical Languages Information Session – Why study Latin & Greek?

Thursday, October 22nd, 5pm

 Zoom: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/89190029236

Thinking about studying a Classical Language next year or where your current language studies could take you? Curious about what studying Latin or Greek would entail or about the benefit gained for a career in Classics & Ancient History? Join us to find out!

We will share with you the advantages of studying a Classical Language, in enhancing your undergraduate experience in Ancient History and in setting you up for honours and postgraduate studies in Classics and Ancient History. If you think you’d like to pursue a career in the field, this the event to attend!

 

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Exam Preparation Masterclass

Tuesday, October 20, 10am-11am

Zoom

Not sure how to prep for that upcoming ANCH or LATN/GREK exam? This masterclass will give you a taste of what to expect in these exams. While this Masterclass generally caters to first-year courses, everyone is welcome to join for a refresher!

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End of Semester Event – Movie & Drinks Night

Thursday, October 29, 6pm for 6:30pm start

Alumni Court

Celebrate the End of Semester (and 2020) with us by joining in with your fellow society members for drinks and an ancient history themed flick – vote for your favourite option on our socials! More details to come.

 

CAHS Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Monday, October 26, 5pm

Zoom

More details to come.

ONGOING PROGRAMS

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CAHS offers a weekly mentoring sessions aimed specifically at helping students of Classical Languages. Please visit this page for more information.

Conuiuium Latinum

Thursdays, August 20: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/96919412384, September 10: https://uqz.zoom.us/j/94991621160, October 8 https://uqz.zoom.us/j/94730516884, October 29 https://uqz.zoom.us/j/93562860508, 10-11am

Tired of your friends saying Latin is a dead language? Come learn to speak Latin at Conuiuium Latinum!

Our president will teach you conversational Latin in a relaxed 1 hour Zoom session held every 3 weeks. Some knowledge of Latin is expected to understand the resources.

And remember, lingua Anglica eat lingua barbarica!

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