Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Welcome

Welcome to the home page of Ancient, Medieval and Early Modern Studies at the University of Melbourne. This is an interdisciplinary and interdepartmental programme, offering a range of courses in these areas in a series of undergraduate majors, postgraduate coursework programmes and research degrees.

The undergraduate majors, the Graduate Certificate and Diploma and the Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma allow you to combine subjects from different Schools in the Arts Faculty and selected subjects from the Faculties of Music and Architecture, Building and Planning.

If you are interested in undertaking a research degree (MA or PhD), please contact staff in the relevant School.

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News and Events

There are many discussion groups, seminars and conferences in these fields: see the links under Seminars and Conferences on this page.

Fables of the Fabliaux, in Context and Theory

A symposium from 9:30-4:30 on Friday 5 September in the 4th floor linkway, John Medley. Speakers include Professor Stephen Knight FAHA (University of Melbourne), and Associate Professor Alessandra Petrina (University of Padova), Dr Stephanie Downes (University of Melbourne), Dr Kathryn Smithies (University of Melbourne) and Elliot Patsoura (University of Melbourne). The symposium is free but see the flyer for registration details.

Middle English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Middle English Reading Group will be at 11:00 on Monday 8 September, continuing Higden's Polychronicon.

Old English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 1:00 on Tuesday 9 Septemberin John Medley 231.

Greece in Transformation: From the Collapse of the Palatial Period to the Rise of Early Greece (12th to the late 9th centuries BCE)

A paper by Irene Lemos, University of Oxford, 2014 AAIA Scholar for the Ancient World Seminar at 1:00 on Tuesday 9 September in Theatre C, Old Arts.

Old French Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old French Reading Group will be at 12:00 on Monday 15 September in Babel 511, continuing Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 1810.