Programme for 2017-18
Departmental Postgraduate Induction
Arts Faculty PGT Induction and Welcome will take place on Monday 2nd October 2017 in H0.52, 5pm – 6.30pm with refreshments.
The Departmental welcome and induction will be on Tuesday 3 October 2017, 1-2 in H0.60 for all PG students, followed by a party, also in H0.60.
Further sessions for new PGs will follow that same day.
The Department provides a full induction into subject-specific research methods and techniques to all research students in the course of their first year. The programme below also incorporates the sessions provided by CADRE, which are compulsory for all new PhD students.
Attendance at Induction sessions (as appropriate for year of study) and Work-in-Progress seminars is required for all Research Postgrads. Please note that certain sessions are formal attendance monitoring points.
Mon 2/10 5.00-6.30 H.0.52 Arts faculty welcome party
Tues 3/10 1-2 H0.60 Department Induction for all PG students (Caroline Petit)
2-3 H0.60 Dept Party for PGs
3-4 H2.04 PGR Tabula training session (Caroline Petit)
3-4 S2.73 MAT induction (Suzanne Frey-Kupper)
Wed 4/10 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange : CADRE welcome afternoon tea!
Wed 11/10 1-2pm in the Library Training Room (floor 2, Library) - Helen Ireland
Wed 18/10 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session ‘PhD Survival Guide’
Wed 25/10 H. 2.04, 10-12am Elena Giusti: Researching Latin literature
Wed 1/11 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session ‘Locating your Sources: Libraries, Archives and Reference Management
Week 6: reading week, no class
Wed 15/11 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session: Developing a Critical Voice through Academic Writing and Critical Reading
day & time tbc Roel Konijnendijk: ‘Old words, new perspectives: using literary texts to write ancient history”
Wed 29/11 11-1 Wolfson Research Exchange: CADRE training session
Finding your research community
Wed. 6/12 10-12 H. 2.04 Victoria Rimell: Critical Theory for Classicists
Academic German Class (Dr Daniel Hall)
Wednesdays 1-3pm from Term 1, week 5. H2.04.
For other language training needs, please contact your supervisor and the Director of Graduate Studies.
Please see also the University’s Skills Programme:
Work in progress seminars:
Wednesdays 3.30-5pm from Term 1, week 2 (excluding reading week 6). Room OC.1.02
Chair: Elena Giusti
Organiser: Annie Sharples
Visual and Material Culture Reading Group
Wednesdays 12-1pm in H.2.06 (led by Clare Rowan) in weeks 2, 4, 8, 10. Please email Clare Rowan for details!
May 2018 (exact date tbc)
Training for PhD students beyond their 1st year:
CADRE Workshops 2017/18
term 2, weeks 2, 4, 6, 8, 10 in the Wolfson Research Exchange
Tuesday, January 16, 1-3pm: Completing your PhD
Tuesday, January 30, 1-3pm: Getting published
Tuesday, February 13, 1-3pm: How to get PDR funding
Tuesday, February 27, 1-3pm: Impact and Outreach
Monday, March 12, 1.30-3.30pm: Developing Writing Confidence
Other Skills training:
Academic Writing Programme
A series of sessions are held by the University to support academic writing skills. See the webpage for details.
IATL postgraduate interdisciplinary modules
The Centre for the Study of the Renaissance will be holding courses on
Latin for research
If any of these are of interest to you, please get in touch with Dr Marco Nievergelt to find out more details.
Arts Faculty PG Work-in-progress seminar:
Further Postgraduate Training Opportunities
Students are also encouraged to attend the extensive programmes laid on by the Faculty and University:
- CADRE (Centre for Arts Doctoral Research Excellence)
- Research Students Skills Programme
- Professional development for postgraduate researchers.
above photo: Latin Palaeography
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