Roman Archaeology teaching for diversity and inclusion: or what a difference 10 weeks makes

Dr Zena Kamash FSA, Senior Lecturer in Roman Archaeology, Dept of Classics, Royal Holloway Zena.Kamash@rhul.ac.uk @ZenaKamash In 2019 I was invited to give the keynote lecture at the Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference that would take place that year in Canterbury, Kent, UK. I immediately knew that I wanted to talk about diversity and inclusion inContinue reading “Roman Archaeology teaching for diversity and inclusion: or what a difference 10 weeks makes”

Working towards fairer access to Classical subjects in schools: the Advocating Classics Education (ACE) project

By Dr Peter Swallow and Dr Arlene Holmes-Henderson Access to the study of Classical subjects in schools relies on ‘wealth or luck’ (Hunt and Holmes-Henderson, 2021). The availability of Latin, Greek, Ancient History or Classical Civilisation (the four subjects available as qualifications in English schools) at GCSE or A Level invariably depends on what kindContinue reading “Working towards fairer access to Classical subjects in schools: the Advocating Classics Education (ACE) project”

WYSIWYG Classics, Or: Making Roman diversity visible, audible, and accessible for 21st century audiences

image credit:  Fabien Dany – http://www.fabiendany.com  Peter Kruschwitz What do we want to see (and do we have a choice)? WYSIWYG – What You See Is What You Get – is an acronym with a long history. It was especially important during the infant days of the computing age: programmes that allowed you to viewContinue reading “WYSIWYG Classics, Or: Making Roman diversity visible, audible, and accessible for 21st century audiences”

Classical Association Inclusive Classics Panel 2021

Alexia Petsalis-Diomidis and Barbara Goff In April 2021, the Classical Association opened its annual conference – held online this year due to the pandemic – with a panel on Inclusive Classics. Inspired in part by the ‘Towards a more inclusive Classics’ workshop held in June 2020, the panel was convened and run by the InclusiveContinue reading “Classical Association Inclusive Classics Panel 2021”

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