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Department of Ancient History Research Seminar

By Departmental Research Seminar

Tuesdays Aug-Oct 2018, 2-3.30pm

Recreation Room (S2.6), Level 3, Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University

The Department of Ancient History in conjunction with the Macquarie University Ancient History Association (MAHA) offers a research seminar series, intended to bring together those within Macquarie and outside who have an interest in the languages, histories, and cultures of the ancient world.

All are welcome! Please arrive on time and join us after the seminar for coffee, tea and biscuits!

Convenor: Dr Alexandra Woods Twitter


SEMINAR PROGRAM

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DETAILS SEMINAR
7 Aug

Week 2

Abstracts
Showcase: Excellence in UG Student Research @ Macquarie
  • Paul StatheosWords of Victory: Poetry and Archaism in the Song of Deborah
  • Samuel KhouriThe Textual Links between Ugaritic and Biblical Hebrew Poetry
  • Ewan CoopeyHow Roman was the Roman Republican army?
  • Madeline JenkinsThe Vocabulary of Violation: A Semantic Study of the 'Tomb-Robbery Papyri'
14 Aug

Week 3

Abstract
Professor Antonis Kotsonas (University of Cincinnati)The Materiality of Early Greek Inscriptions
Venue change: 17 Wally's Walk Forum / former C5C Collaborative Forum
21 Aug

Week 4

Abstract
Associate Professor Trevor Evans (MQ)Verbs of Saying and the Significance of the Septuagint within the History of Greek
28 Aug

Week 5

Abstracts
Showcase: Excellence in UG and HDR Student Research @ Macquarie
  • Carla HeneryRepresentations of Athena from the 6th to 4th Century BC
  • Penelope BlakeMa'at in Ancient Egyptian Literature: A Case Study of 'The Eloquent Peasant'
  • Meredith SpadonThe Means of Reconstructing Ancient Roman Gardens
  • Natalie Mylonas"No Eye Pitied You": Emotions and the Formation of Social Status in Ezekiel 16:1-7
4 Sep

Week 6

Abstracts
Showcase: Excellence in HDR Student Research @ Macquarie
  • Lyndelle WebsterRe-evaluating the dating of Late Bronze IB-IIA strata at Tel Lachish and Tel Azekah with radiocarbon, and implications for synchronisation with Egypt
  • Laura PierceForeigners at Karnak: A Study of Egyptian Identity and Spatial Distribution

MID-SESSION BREAK

2 Oct

Week 8

Abstract
Dr Conni Lord ⃰, Dr Floriana Salvemini^, Candace Richards ⃰ ( ⃰ University of Sydney, ^Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation)Ancient birds, new technology
9 Oct

Week 9

Abstract
  • Dr Rajiv BohlaUtopia and Dystopia in the Praeparatio evangelica: Eusebius on Christian Identity and His Rhetoric of Exclusivism
  • Ray LaurenceAre Port cities a distinct form of Roman urbanism?
16 Oct

Week 10

Dr Wang Zhichao (Shanxi Normal University)The Study and Teaching of Ancient History in China: New Insights
23 Oct

Week 11

Abstract
ACANS 2018 Junior Research Fellow and HDR Student Research
30 Oct

Week 12

Abstracts
MQ Graduate Pathways to Success | Conversations with:
  • Dr Norman RicklefsPhD in Ancient History (2002)
  • Dr Janet WadePhD in Roman Maritime Culture during Late Antiquity (2018)

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Departmental Research Seminar

The Department of Ancient History in conjunction with the Macquarie University Ancient History Association (MAHA) offers a research seminar series, intended to bring together those within Macquarie and outside who have an interest in the languages, histories, and cultures of the ancient world.