Daily Routine and Programme of Clinics, Trips and Speakers


8.00 – 8.45 BREAKFAST 5.00 – 6.00 Session 3
9.00 – 10.00 Session 1 6.00 – 7.00 SUPPER
10.00 – 11.40 Time for Private Study 7.00 – 8.00 Evening Lecture
11.40 – 12.40 Session 2 10.15 Curfew (15-16s)
12.40 – 1.30 LUNCH 10.30 Curfew (17s)
1.45 – 2.30 Grammar Clinics (optional) 11.00 QUIET IN HOUSES
2.30 – 5.00 Time for Private Study    

 2021 Daily Variations – Clinics, Trips and Speakers

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Mon July 19th
  5.40pm Welcome session / group allocation then supper
  7.00-8.00pm Introductory teaching session – in classrooms
  8.00pm Welcome party
Tues July 20th
  1.30pm Clinic: purpose / indirect command      Advanced Clinic: tackling tough texts
  7.00pm Dr. Anthony Bowen, Jesus College, Cambridge  The Sound of Latin
Wed July 21st
  1.30pm Clinic: fearing clauses     Advanced Clinic: scansion (elegiacs)
  7.15pm Quiz Night!
Thurs July 22nd
  1.30pm Basic Clinic: result clauses      Advanced Clinic: tackling Ovid unseens
  7.15pm Prof. Costas Panayotakis, Glasgow University – Reading the Tale of Cupid and Psyche in                                                                                             Apuleius’ “The Golden Ass”
Fri July 23rd
  1.30pm Clinic: conditional clauses     Advanced Clinic: gerunds and gerundives
  7.15pm Dr. Ben Kane (novelist) – Military Life on Hadrian’s Wall
Sat July 24th
  11.00pm Session start time for all groups
  12.40pm Talk for everyone going on the Hadrian’s Wall trip tomorrow
  1.20pm Lunch for all those staying on site over the weekend
Sun July 25th
  9.00am Breakfast and packed lunch collection
  6.00am Coach departs for optional Hadrian’s Wall trip (return c.6.30pm)
  7.15pm Prof. Matthew Leigh, St. Anne’s College, Oxford – Ovid, Amores 2: Doing It All Over Again 
Mon July 26th
  1.30pm Clinic: participles (+ abl. abs.)      Advanced Clinic: miscellaneous uses of the subjunctive
  7.15pm Dr. Zara Chadha, Durham University Magic in Latin Literature
Tues July 27th
  1.30pm Clinic: indirect statements      Advanced: extended oratio obliqua
  7.15pm Prof. Llew Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford Is Ovid’s Love Poetry Love Poetry                                                                                          or Poetry about Love Poetry?  
Wed July 28th
  2.00pm Trip to York – time in the city during the day to visit the Roman site and other attractions (return c. 10.00pm)
  All pm Hellenic Book Service
Thurs July 29th
  All day Hellenic Book Service
  1.30pm Basic Clinic: gerunds and gerundives     Advanced Clinic: key constructions – English into Latin
  7.15pm Prof. Caroline Vout, Christ’s College, Cambridge – The Art of Being a Roman Emperor
Fri July 30th
  All morning Hellenic Book Service
  1.30pm Basic Clinic: introduction to lit. crit.    Advanced Clinic: key constructions – English into Latin
  7.30pm Staff production of a Plautus Play followed by Fancy Dress Party (big prizes!!)
Sat July 31st
  9.00am Normal teaching session (wind-up of texts if necessary or an unseen!)
  10.00am Supervised cleaning, tidying and packing in houses
  11.00am Back to classes for questionnaires / certificates
  11.30am Plenary session in lecture room
  12.00pm End of Latin Camp!