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Limerick Branch Language Classes, Spring 2017

Our Latin and Greek language group are continuing to meet at Limerick Education Centre, Dooradoyle, on Mondays from 4 to 6pm until the end of May.
New members are welcome to join at any time, and classes are free of charge
For further information. contact: Patrick J Ryan, Course Tutor; 087 2391862


Dublin Branch Latin Reading Group, Spring 2017

The Group continues to meet as per usual in UCD, Room K217 of Newman Building (Arts & Commerce Building), Belfield at 7.30pm.  Latin Reading Group sessions are very enjoyable. We mix reading and translating Latin texts with discussing and arguing about them! And we have the benefit of session leaders who provide the rest of us with fascinating glimpses of aspects to the texts and their authors that might not be known to many. Schedule may be found on the Dublin Branch page of the website


CAI Language Summer School 2017: Trinity College Dublin
The Classical Association of Ireland Language Summer School will take place in Trinity College, Dublin from the 6th to 16th of June 2017.
Latin and Greek - 2 levels: Beginners and Intermediate
Application forms will be published here closer to the time. For queries please contact Cosetta Cadau on cadauc@tcd.ie.



Dublin Branch Latin Reading Group, Autumn 2016

The Latin Reading Group holds its first session of the new academic year Wednesday 19.10.2016. The Group meets as per usual in UCD, Room K217 of Newman Building (Arts & Commerce Building), Belfield at 7.30pm. Topic: excerpt from Ovid's Heroides VII. The session will be led by Alan Tuffery.

Everybody is welcome to join the group as they read and discuss this excerpt from Heroides VII, one of a series of letters written by the great Roman poet Ovid early on in his career, probably between 25 BC and 16 BC. The series consists of a set of imaginary letters written by mythical heroines, lamenting their unfair, sometimes tragic, treatment at the hands of their lovers, mythical Greek or Roman heroes. Heroides VII is penned by Dido, the Queen of Carthage, to her beloved Aeneas who has abandoned her to sail on to Italy and fulfill his destiny to become father of the Roman people.

If you want to attend, please mail Liam Bairéad, Convenor of the Latin Reading Group, at liamclasaiceach@gmail.com. He will provide you with the necessary text and a translation. (N.B. if you are a member of CAI Dublin Branch you ought to have received a mail from Liam already with the text and translation attached)

Liam writes: Latin Reading Group sessions are very enjoyable. We mix reading and translating Latin texts with discussing and arguing about them! And we have the benefit of session leaders who provide the rest of us with fascinating glimpses of aspects to the texts and their authors that might not be known to many. We will have a further six or seven sessions through the academic year with another session  earmarked for Wednesday 16th November and Wednesday 7th December 2016.



Language Courses at Limerick Education Centre, Final Term 2015/16


Latin Beginners: Mondays, Jan 4, Jan 18, Feb 1, Feb 22, Mar 7, Mar 21
Greek Beginners: Tuesdays, Jan 5, Jan 19, Feb 2, Feb 23, Mar 8, Mar 22

Latin Advanced: Mondays, Jan 11, Jan 25, Feb 8, Feb 29, Mar 14
Greek Advanced: Tuesdays, Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 9, Mar 1, Mar 15





Teaching Latin and Greek in National Schools: Belfast 16th February 2015
The Classics in Communities team will be running two further workshops in February of this year (previous workshops were held at King’s College London, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Lordswood Girls’ School in partnership with University of Birmingham, and University of Glasgow).

The Classics in Communities team will be running further workshops in February of this year. We shall be in Belfast on Monday 16 th of February 2015 (in partnership with Queen’s University). These workshops are aimed mainly at primary school teachers but anyone with an interest in Latin and Ancient Greek teaching is welcome to attend.

For programme and booking details please visit our website, http://classicsincommunities.org/workshops/ or email mai.musie@classics.ox.ac.uk

NB. Bursaries are available for the Belfast workshop.






 
 
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