Hugh Stewart’s Odyssey
24 October 2019 - Chemistry
Hugh Stewart’s Odyssey: A story of WWI and the Bridge of Remembrance
Dr Gary Morrison, UC Department of Classics presents a talk on Hugh Stewart, Classics Professor, New Zealand Army Officer, and RSA President. His story influences our memory of WWI, not least by making us think about the inscription on the Bridge of Remembrance: Quid non pro patria.
Teece Museum doors will open at 5.00pm. The talk will begin at 5.45pm.
For the love of classics
This free public talk is one of a series of three hosted by the Teece Museum in association with Beca Christchurch Heritage Festival 2019.
Encountering local heroes of classics at the University of Canterbury Teece Museum. In the past 146 years, Canterbury students of many disciplines have benefited from some truly remarkable teachers of classics. This series of short-format talks will highlight the work of three local heroes of classics, who were influential and inspirational for several generations of students. Take advantage of the opportunity to view Fantastic Feasts, the newest exhibition at the Teece Museum.
The talks are free, but attendees are encouraged to register via Eventbrite in order to secure a seat.
Image: JLMC 17.53, Athenian red-figure kylix. Copyright, UC 2019.
Date: Thursday 24 October 2019
Time: 5.45pm to 6.30pm
Venue: Teece Museum of Classical Antiquities, University of Canterbury Arts in the City, Chemistry building, 3