Public Events 2019-20

Manchester & District Classical Association
Programme of Speakers and Events 2019-20

All events take place from 6-7pm, with refreshments from 5.30pm, unless otherwise stated.

These events are free and open to the public, but please do sign up on Eventbrite (links are given for each event below). After each event there will be an opportunity for members to join the speaker for informal drinks and dinner (at their own expense).

Wednesday 9th October 2019

Kate Cook (Durham) and Jennifer Cromwell (ManMet)
Exploring Ancient Egypt and Greece through Assassin’s Creed

Room SG.16, Samuel Alexander Building,
University of Manchester (Oxford Road, M13 9PL)
Please register via Eventbrite

This talk will be jointly hosted with the Hellenic Society.

Wednesday 27th November 2019

Jane Draycott (Glasgow)
Prostheses in Antiquity: Everything You Never Knew You Wanted to Know

Manchester Central Library, Event Space 1,
St Peters Square, Manchester M2 5PD
Please register via Eventbrite

This talk will be jointly hosted with the Roman Society.

Wednesday 22nd January 2020

Caroline Barron (Birkbeck, London)
“A dupe to the puffs and tricks of all kinds of dealers!” Fake Latin inscriptions and their Collection in Eighteenth Century England

Portico Library,
57 Mosley Street, Manchester M2 3HY
Please register via Eventbrite

Wednesday 5th February 2020

Chris Mowat (Sheffield)   
LGBTQ+ History Month Special Event
Castration envy: Queerness and the galli priests of Cybele
in Republican Rome

Manchester Central Library, Event Space 1,
St Peters Square, Manchester M2 5PD
Please register via Eventbrite

25th March 2020

Stephe Harrop (Liverpool Hope)
Classics and Storytelling. Alcestis: in Bits
Performance, followed by discussion with Author and Performer

Manchester Central Library, Event Space 1,
St Peters Square, Manchester M2 5PD
Please register via Eventbrite

22nd April 2020

‘Cleft Lip’ (Dir. Erik Knudsen, 2018) 
Film Screening with Guest Introduction from Director, Erik Knudsen.
You can watch the trailer here.

This event will take place from 6-7.45pm (with refreshments from 5.30pm as usual)

Number 70 Oxford Street,
Manchester Metropolitan University (the old ‘Cornerhouse’ cinema)
Please register via Eventbrite

If you have any questions about our public events, please email the branch Secretary, Kat Mawford, at katharine.mawford@manchester.ac.uk