Teaching Indigeneity and the Classics: A Syllabus

Teaching Indigeneity and the Classics: A Syllabus

by Katherine Blouin cover picture: Bronze statue of Egerton Ryerson splashed with paint. This action was performed after an earlier (pink) splashing, which was part of an broader art action by Black Lives Matter Toronto. Ryerson University, Toronto, Summer 2020 This Fall, I will be teaching a graduate seminar entitled "Sprung from the Earth: Indigeneity … Continue reading Teaching Indigeneity and the Classics: A Syllabus

#EOTalks 9: The Goddess Isis and the Kingdom of Meroe by SOLANGE ASHBY

#EOTalks 9: The Goddess Isis and the Kingdom of Meroe by SOLANGE ASHBY

Picture by Solange Ashby: Ptolemy VIII offering milk to Horus of Kubban, one of four Nubian Horuses; pronaos, Philae temple Join us on zoom on September 25th for the ninth of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Solange Ashby, who will discuss the sustained, crucial Nubian connections of the temple of Isis at … Continue reading #EOTalks 9: The Goddess Isis and the Kingdom of Meroe by SOLANGE ASHBY

Transformations of Helen

Transformations of Helen

by Barbara Goff Helen (1990) by Eric Stanford, in the Ure Museum, University of Reading. I can’t remember exactly how and when I decided to use a creative project option in my module, but I am so glad I did.  I have been interested in alternative assessment methods for a few years, ever since I realised … Continue reading Transformations of Helen

#EOTalks 8: Classics and Africanisation in Postcolonial Ghana

#EOTalks 8: Classics and Africanisation in Postcolonial Ghana

Cover picture: Detail from a cover of Efua Sutherland's 1967 play Edufa (based on Euripides' Alcestis) Join us on zoom on September 18th for the eight of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Michael Okyere Asante, who will discuss how Classics and Africanisation came together in postcolonial Ghana, and what the field as … Continue reading #EOTalks 8: Classics and Africanisation in Postcolonial Ghana

#EOTalks 7: Untold Stories at the Museum of the Bible. Artifacts, Provenance, and Bias in the Contact Zone by Morag Kersel

#EOTalks 7: Untold Stories at the Museum of the Bible. Artifacts, Provenance, and Bias in the Contact Zone by Morag Kersel

Cover picture by Morag Kersel Join us on zoom on September 4th for the seventh of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Morag Kersel, who will share her thoughts about how the Museum of the Bible can, and should, do better. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UhvCgbfJQv4 #EOTalks 7 by Morag Kersel You can also watch the talk … Continue reading #EOTalks 7: Untold Stories at the Museum of the Bible. Artifacts, Provenance, and Bias in the Contact Zone by Morag Kersel