14 Sep 2016

Bookmarks: Anastasia Bakogianni

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 2:32 pm on 14 September 2016
Anastasia Bakogianni

Anastasia Bakogianni Photo: Supplied

A bit of history lesson is associated with this week's bookmarks, and by that we mean Ancient History.  We are talking Classical studies; the stories, myths, and characters of Ancient Greece and Rome.  Apparently these are still alive and well, reinvigorated by Hollywood blockbusters, television shows, computer games and novels appealing to Generation Z.

Recently, Massey University organised a Classics Day attended by high school students from across Auckland who were immersed in learning how ancient ideas have shaped modern society and culture. 

The lecturer who helped organise and host that event is our studio guest today.