Homeric Echoes in a WWI Diary

16 October 2018 - Chemistry

As part of BECA Heritage Week 2018, Dr Gary Morrison of the Department of Classics at the University of Canterbury will apply a “Homeric Lens” to the World War I Diary of Hugh Stewart, identifying and discussing classical allusions that Stewart made while serving on the Gallipoli Peninsula and the Western Front.

Come listen to this free, short-format public talk, and enjoy a private viewing in the Teece Museum. The Museum will open from 5.30pm and the talk will start at 6pm.

Tickets are free, but attendees must register.

Visitors can also enjoy a private viewing of the university’s Teece Museum, which will be open from 5.00pm.

Date: Tuesday 16 October 2018

Times: 5.30pm to 6.45pm

Venue: Recital Room, Level 1, University of Canterbury Arts City Location, Chemistry building, the Arts Centre, 3 Hereford Street.

Free

Driving & Parking

The Arts Centre has a limited number of 10 and 60 minute visitor carparks located at Market Square near the corner of Worcester Boulevard and Montreal Street.

Plenty of on-street metered parking is available near the Arts Centre, along with a number of off-street carparks.