ONLINE: Towards a more inclusive Classics: perspectives from teaching and research

ONLINE: Towards a more inclusive Classics: perspectives from teaching and research
Date
25 June 2020, 2.00pm - 26 June 2020, 5.00pm
Type
Workshop
Venue
-
Description

Convenors: Barbara Goff (Reading), Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis (St Andrews)


Thursday 25 June, 14.00-17.00

14.00 Introduction and practicalities

PANEL 1: RETHINKING THE MATERIALS
14.15 Dr Sam Agbamu (Royal Holloway, London) ‘Can the instrumenta domini dismantle the domus domini’? (5 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q and A)
14.30 Professor Peter Kruschwitz (Vienna) ‘Democratising Roman poetry’ (5 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q and A)
14.45 Dr Fiona Hobden (Liverpool), Kate Caraway (PhD candidate, Liverpool) and Serafina Nicolosi (PhD candidate, Liverpool) ‘Diversifying the Classics curriculum' (5 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q and A)

15.00 Small group discussions in breakout rooms

15.30 Break

PANEL 2: ACCESS THROUGH SOCIAL MEDIA AND IN MUSEUMS
15.45 Dr Ellen Adams (King’s College London) ‘Blindness, deafness and new appreciations of ancient art: Sensing the Parthenon Galleries in the British Museum’ (5 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q and A)
16.00 Sarah Marshall (Vassar, BA student) ‘Pharos: Doing justice to the Classics’ (5 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q and A)
16.15 Dr Charlie Kerrigan (Trinity College Dublin) ‘Decolonizing Classics: A view from Dublin’ (5 minutes presentation, 10 minutes Q and A)

16.30 Small group discussions in breakout rooms

17.00 End of workshop

Friday 26 June, 13.00 - 17.00

13.00 Introduction and practicalities

PANEL 3: PEDAGOGICAL APPROACHES
13.15 Dr Evelien Bracke (Ghent) ‘Child poverty and ancient Greek: A case study from Belgium’
13.30 Dr Marco Ricucci (Latin teacher at the Liceo Leonardo da Vinci, Milan, and adjunct professor Università degli Studi di Milano) ‘‘Dys-Latin’: Should studying a dead language be an overwhelmingly time-consuming and demanding task for dyslexic students?’
13.45 Dr Sharon Marshall (Exeter) ‘Embedding inclusivity through non-traditional assessment’

14.00 Small group discussions in breakout rooms

14.30 Break

PANEL 4: DIVERSITY IN THE CURRICULUM
14.45 Dr Danielle Lambert (King’s College London) ‘On the benefits of having no prior Classical education’
15.00 Dr Stephen Harrison (Swansea) ‘Teaching ancient Persia: Decolonising ancient history through source-based teaching’
15.15 Dr Dan Orrells (King’s College London) ‘Classical antiquity at the fin de siècle: An experiment in teaching’’

15.30 Small group discussions in breakout rooms

14.00 Break

PLENARY SESSION to develop suggestions towards more inclusive teaching - 16.15-17.00

17.00 Offline celebrations

All times are UK BST. Presentations will be pre-circulated on 15 June.

The workshop will be held on Zoom and all are welcome, but you must register by 1 June. Please email b.e.goff@reading.ac.uk and aipd@st-andrews.ac.uk and you will be sent a secure link nearer the time.

Contact

Valerie James
valerie.james@sas.ac.uk
020 7862 8716