7th TennesseE UG Classics Research Conference

On 13 November 2017 abstracts (250 words) are due for the Seventh Annual Tennessee Undergraduate Classics Research Conference, to be held on 23-24 February 2018 at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Further information and the forms for submission are available at

The Pre-Modern World in Comics

On 22 December 2017 abstracts are due for a conference entitled Drawing on the Past: the Pre-Modern World in Comics, to be held on 10-11 September 2018 at the Senate House, Institute of Classical Studies, School of Advanced Studies, University of London. Abstracts (300 words for papers or posters; 500 words for workshops) should be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Further information is available at Topics for discussion may include:
How and why writers and illustrators engage with these periods and cultures in comics
Literary, historical or archaeological analysis of comics, for example:
Accuracy of representation and poetic licence
Engagement with sources
Cultural fusions
Allegorical uses
Connections to modern nationalistic histories
Use as pedagogical tools in the classroom (including translations of comics into Latin or ancient Greek)
Comics as methods for communicating historical research of the pre-modern world


Access to Nestor is provided by the Department of Classics at the University of Cincinnati