Future Directions in Australasian Classical Receptions

4 - 5 October 2018, NeW Space, Newcastle

You are invited to attend one or two research events at The University of Newcastle on 'Future Directions in Australasian Classical Receptions'.

Sponsored by The Centre for 21 Century Humanities, Faculty of Education and Arts, The University of Newcastle, this two-day conference examines and showcases the most recent research on Australasian Classical Reception.

The events will be held at The University of Newcastle's city campus, NeW Space, in Room X801.

Download the conference handbook (PDF 3.8MB).

Thursday 4th October - Confirmed speakers

  • Professor Jane Montgomery Griffiths, Monash
  • Professor Chris Mackie, La Trobe
  • Professor Michael Ewans, Newcastle
  • Emeritus Professor John Davidson, Wellington
  • Dr Laura Ginters, Sydney
  • Dr Sarah Midford, La Trobe
  • Dr Rachael White, Oxford
  • Dr Reuben Ramsay, Newcastle

Friday 5th October - Workshop

Day two of the conference features a workshop for postgraduates and honours students on their current research in Classical Reception Studies. The day begins with a two-hour workshop with Dr Ika Willis on researching Classical Reception Studies, followed by student presentations.


Two days:

  • Waged: $120
  • Unwaged / Studying: $60

One day (either day one or day two):

  • Waged: $60
  • Unwaged / Studying: $30

​Registration covers morning/afternoon tea and light lunch on day one; morning coffee and light lunch on day two.


Professor Marguerite Johnson

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