45th Annual Meeting of the

Australasian Society for Classical Studies

Hosted by Australian Catholic University, Melbourne

Monday 12 February – Thursday 15 February

ASCS 2024

Marian Maguire, b. 1962, New Zealand

Penelope, 2017

lithograph, ed. 7/30, H 74.5cm x W 56.5cm

Acquired 2021, ACU Art Collection

“Experiencing Immersion from Antiquity to Modernity”

University of Queensland

Drama and Theatre Studies

Trendall Lecture

5-6:30 Tuesday

Plenary Speakers

Marian Maguire, b. 1962, New Zealand

Titokowaru wrestles the lion, 2010-11

lithograph, ed. 12/25, H 76.5cm x W 57.0cm

Acquired 2021, ACU Art Collection

“The perception of the barbarians in the 6th century between polarity and diversity”

Goethe Universität

Frankfurt am Main

9:45-11am Tuesday


This event is a hybrid conference with attendance possible both in person and online.

All attendees must be registered to attend the event.

Click Here To Register


Standard Registration: $310

Early Bird (by Dec. 22): $240

Student/Discounted: $190

Conference Dinner: $120

held at

Panama Dining Room, 231 Smith Street, Fitzroy

7pm Tuesday


If you have specific feedback regarding the program please write to ASCS45@acu.edu.au We kindly request that you only look to do so if you are unable to attend the panel when you are due to present. To download the most up-to-date schedule, follow this link.

Monday & Tuesday

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Map Pin


Level 5

St. Teresa of Kolkata Building

ACU Melbourne Campus

(Corner of Victoria Parade and Napier Street)

Building Number 421 on the Campus Map

Two Persons Holding Drinking Glasses Filled With Beer





Postgrad Drinks

Monday 6pm-8pm

Standard Hotel

293 Fitzroy Streeet

All attending AWAWS members are entitled to one free drink, and there will also be nibbles provided. Non members are welcome to come along as well, and can join up on the day to take advantage of the free drink offer! We will have a walking train from the ASCS Welcome drinks, if you are not sure where to go.



People Having a Business Meeting

AWAWS Career Workshop

‘Publishing your Research’

Thursday 1-2pm

Bring your lunch and come along to get some tips and tricks on publishing both within and beyond academia from our experienced panel, led by AWAWS Vice-President Estelle Strazdins. This workshop is aimed at postgrads and early careerresearchers, but all are welcome (including non-AWAWS members).

Hotel Suggestions

Oaks on Lonsdale

23-33 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Punthill Manhattan

57 Flinders Lane, Melbourne

Brady Hotel Jones Lane

111 Little Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

19 Little Bourke Street

Laneways by Ovolo

19 Little Bourke Street

Lyf Collingwood

42 Oxford Street, Collingwood

CityEdge Serviced Apartments, East Melbourne

179 Powlett Street, East Melbourne

Metropole Central

44 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy

*mention ACU conference for special rate of $168 weekdays

Tribeca Serviced Apartments

9C/66 Albert Street, East Melbourne

*mention ACU conference for special rate

Comfort Hotel, East Melbourne

90 Albert Street, East Melbourne

Comfort Hotel, Melbourne Central

43 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne

Comfort Apartments, Royal Gardens

8 Royal Lane, Fitzroy

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