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.

Old French Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old French Reading Group will be at 12:00 on Monday 30 March in Babel 511, continuing Le Chevalier de la charrette by Chrétien de Troyes from line 2765.

Old English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Old English Reading Group will be at 1:00 on Tuesday 31 March in John Medley 106.

Characters' Paradigms, Narrator's Similes: Paranarrative Strategies in the Iliad

A paper by James O'Maley, University of Melbourne, for the Ancient World Seminar at 1:00 on Tuesday 31 March in the Macmahon Ball theatre, Old Arts.

The voute of thi vesage: Anger’s Face and its Absences in Written and Visual Culture

A paper by Hannah Kilpatrick, University of Melbourne, for the Medieval Round Table at 6:00 on Monday 13 April in Babel 303.

Middle English Reading Group

The next meeting of the Middle English Reading Group will be at 11:00 on Monday 20 April, continuing The Owl and the Nightingale from line 1067.

The Renaissance of Anonymity

A paper by Andrea Rizzi, University of Melbourne, for the Early Modern Circle at 6:15 on Monday 20 April in Babel 506.