Tag Archives: Classics

Classics students host annual symposium

Twenty five students, friends and faculty gathered at Brock last week for the annual Brock University Archaeology Society student symposium Nov. 23. Organized by students for students, the symposium gives undergraduates the opportunity to present essays written for Classics courses … Continue reading

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Classics prof on lecture tour

Professor Allison Glazebrook (right) of the Department of Classics is currently touring Western Canada for the Classical Association of Canada’s lecture tour. She will be visiting and speaking at eight institutions, including the Universities of Manitoba, Winnipeg, Alberta, Lethbridge, Victoria, … Continue reading

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Brock grad returns to share insights on Classics

By Mackenzie Roe The Department of Classics welcomed graduate Maureen Carroll (BA ’75) for a special event on Monday, Oct. 28. Carroll met with current undergraduate and graduate students over lunch before giving a talk to department members on the role … Continue reading

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Student clubs offer many opportunities to get involved

Today’s post is brought to you by Mackenzie Roe, a third year Interactive Arts and Science student and this semester’s Social Media Intern. Looking to get involved? Brock University offers many clubs under a vast selection of faculties that encourages … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Humanities grad lauded for drive to give back

Caring about others has been a hallmark of Keegan Bruce’s time at Brock. And during the University’s Friday, June 14 Convocation ceremony, she was recognized for those efforts. Just before crossing the stage to receive her Bachelor of Arts degree, … Continue reading

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Student Spotlight: Brock’s oldest-ever grad to break his own record at 95

When Robin Guard earns his third Brock University degree Friday, he’ll be breaking the record for the oldest-ever graduate — again. Guard (BA ’15) initially broke the record in June 2017 when he graduated with a master’s in History at the age … Continue reading

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Ontario high school Classics students gather at Brock

Brock’s Thistle hallway was awash in history last week during the Ontario Student Classics Competition (OSCC). Now in its 51st year, the event brings together high school students from across Ontario for friendly competitions in Greek, Latin, history, archaeology, theatre, … Continue reading

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Classics peer mentor program helps students learning Greek and Latin

Learning any new language can be a daunting task. But learning a language that is no longer spoken, such as ancient Greek or Latin, comes with its own set of challenges. The Department of Classics has found an effective way … Continue reading

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Doing archaeology under pressure

Whether in recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Syria or the recent museum fire in Brazil, cultural workers and community volunteers mobilize to rescue irreplaceable artifacts.

Fourth year undergrad and graduate students in the Department of Classics got a taste of the work involved in an museum evacuation simulation run Friday afternoon by internationally-recognized expert Brian Daniels. Continue reading

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Award-winning prof not shy to tackle difficult topics

For Professor Allison Glazebrook, teaching is about creating a dialogue with students. The recipient of this year’s Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching in the Faculty of Humanities believes teaching is about fostering a community of learners who support each … Continue reading

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