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The 25th Annual BUAS Scholarly Symposium will be held on March 8, 2014 in Academic South 201. Please check back later for further details on theme, speakers, and venue.
24th Annual BUAS Scholarly Symposium
"Paidagogos: Education in Classics, Ancient and Modern"
Please join us for a day of discussion around ancient teaching practices and how the world of Classics affects our modern education and culture.
Saturday March 9, 2013 ~ 10:30 am to 4:30 pm in Academic South 201
Program of Speakers:
Ms. Nadine Brundrett, Brock University: "Reading the Writing on the Wall: Literacy and Education at Pompeii"
Dr. Fanny Dolansky, Brock University: "Learning Letters and Forming Characters: Educating Upper-Class Children in Roman Society"
Dr. Kendall Sharp, University of Western Ontario University: "The Socratic Method as Pedagogy for Politics"
Dr. Nancy Rabinowitz, Hamilton College: "Academic Activism: Teaching Classics at Marcy Correctional Facility"
Dr. Rosemary Hale, Brock University: "Wrestlers Banished from Olympia: A Parable for Us?"
A copy of the program can be downloaded here.
Tickets for the Symposium (which includes lunch) are $5 in advance or $7 at the door, or $35 for admission plus the banquet to be held at Fresco's. Tickets will be sold in the Department of Classics or can be reserved by contacting Stephanie Bergman or Eric Tincombe.