Epic Win: The Ancient World in Videogames

Locations
Arts Building (R16 on map) - Lecture Room 3 (First Floor)
Category
Performance, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
Date(s)
Thursday 21st March 2013 (17:30-19:00)
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Description

What kinds of ancient world do videogames let us play in – and why these worlds? What can we learn by studying them? Dr Gideon Nisbet, Lecturer in Classics and Ancient History leads this illustrated talk which investigates how Greek and Roman myth and history translate into new media, and examines their use as fantasy worlds for conquest and adventure.

Date: Thu 21 Mar, 5.30-7pm

Venue: Arts Building (R16 on map), Lecture Room 3 (First Floor)

Booking: Free admission, no booking required.

Organiser: Ancient History and Classics at Birmingham

This event is part of the University of Birmingham Arts & Science Festival (Monday 18 - Sunday 24 March 2013). For full details of the festival programme, please click here.