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”

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”

Be Aware or Beware? The Pitfalls of Autism Awareness Month

By Cora Beth Fraser T.S. Eliot got it right; April is indeed the cruellest month, for autistic people at any rate… Oh, hold on – I’ve just been handed an Institutional Script in a Cheerful Font! Let me just adjust my tone… It’s April, and that means it’s Autism Awareness Month (or Week, or Day,Continue reading “Be Aware or Beware? The Pitfalls of Autism Awareness Month”

Classics and the Unprotected Characteristic: Towards a Network of Working-Class Classicists

Lilah Grace Canevaro and Mirko Canevaro, University of Edinburgh Class is not listed as a protected characteristic in the Equality Act 2010. Class is not necessarily visible, and it is not always talked about. But class plays a crucial role in both access to university and the university experience. The class divide is particularly evidentContinue reading “Classics and the Unprotected Characteristic: Towards a Network of Working-Class Classicists”

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