Weekend Reading: Classical Lego

Thoughts on an impending LEGO revolution in academia by Dr Cora Beth Knowles! A great article & well worth a read.

Classical Studies Support

This week I would like to talk about my ongoing study of an important academic tool. Yes, that’s right – Lego.

My little boy developed a sudden Lego fixation last week. As a result we have bits of Lego Hogwarts lying around the house, and we’ve all taken to wearing slippers with sturdy soles. So of course I couldn’t resist delving into the murky world of Classical Lego – purely for research purposes, you understand. After a great deal of serious and scholarly collaborative research (also known as ‘Googling with a six-year-old’), I will now present my findings and draw some conclusions, before making some earnest recommendations for future research and development.

Literature Review

For Latinists there is the wonderful Legonium, with its Twitter outlet @tutubuslatinus. The site’s creator talked about its role in teaching in an interview earlier this year. Legonium has some fantastic videos, stories and…

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