The Department of Classics is passionately committed to encouraging as wide an audience as possible to engage with the study of the Classical world. We focus our efforts focus on three main areas:
Outreach - working both directly with schools and institutions across the country as well as through some of the University of Warwick's dedicated outreach initiatives to increase access to the study of the Classical world.
Engagement - engaging directly with the wider public in various forms about the Classical world.
Widening participation - working through several of the University's dedicated widening participation teams with prioritised school communities local to the University.e also participate in Warwick's Sutton Trust Summer School. Read more about our Sutton Trust School in 2016 for a taste of what we have offered in the past.
Staff members are involved in numerous kinds of engagement activities both linked to Warwick and further afield, such as contributing to the University's Knowledge Centre articles; as well as developing their own Vodcasts, podcasts and videosand working with national and international broadcasters on radio and TV programmes. For more details, see the individual staff pages.
If you would like further information about the Department's activities, and how you can get involved, do get in touch with Dr Paul Grigsby paul dot grigsby at warwick dot ac dot uk.
This month Elena Claudi's article, 'The Great Altar of Pergamon: Telephus, the Wounded King and Mythical Founder', discusses the depiction of the Telephus myth on the internal frieze of the altar, focussing on panels relating to the Trojan War.