~ Seminars @ Bristol
The Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Bristol, is pleased to announce the following schedule of research seminars and events for the academic year 2004/5. Unless otherwise stated, all sessions take place on Tuesdays at 4.10 in the Classics Seminar Room, Department of Classics & Ancient History, 11 Woodland Road, Bristol. All are welcome.
12 October: Charles Martindale (Bristol) 'Shakespeare the Philosopher: a Problem in Interdisciplinarity'
19 October: Jo Paul (Bristol) '"I'm Spartacus": Identifying a Cinematic Epic Hero'
26 October: Miriam Leonard (Bristol) 'Derrida and the Historical Imperative'
2 November: Katie Fleming (Queen Mary and Westfield College, London) 'The Philology of the Future: Adorno and Horkheimer's Dialectic of the Enlightenment'
Monday 8 November (5.15pm, Lecture Theatre 2): Colin Burrow (Gonville & Caius, Cambridge) 'Greek Tragedy Today'. Launch of Bristol Institute of Greece, Rome & The Classical Tradition
16 November: Bella Sandwell (Bristol) 'Models of Religious Identity: Understanding Religious Interaction in Late Fourth Century Antioch'
23 November: Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol) 'Performance, Reception, and the Sacrifice of Iphigenia'
30 November: Richard Buxton (Bristol) 'Weapons and Day's White Horses: Not the Deception Speech in Sophocles' Ajax'
7 December: David Hopkins (Bristol) '"Creative Translation" Revisited', followed by department dinner
7-9 January: 'Crossing Cultures: Identities in the Material World' conference. Contact Shelley.Hales@bris.ac.uk or T.Hodos@bris.ac.uk
25 January: Brendon Reay (Wellesley College) 'Virgil and cultus'
1 February: Katherine Harloe (Fellow of the Institute of Greece, Rome & The Classical Tradition) (Bristol) 'Nietzsche's Zarathustra and Theocritus'
8 February: Simon Swain (Warwick): 'The Intolerable Polemon'
15 February: Ahuvia Kahane (Royal Holloway) 'Reading the Illegible'
22 February: Richard Seaford (Exeter) 'Money and the Early Greek Mind'
1 March: Barbara Graziosi (Durham) 'The Author in the Lives of the Greek Poets'
Monday 7 - Friday 11 March: Kenneth Haynes (Brown University), Visiting Benjamin Meaker Professor, details TBA
19 April: Ross Hulkes (Bristol) 'Towards a Greco-Roman Cultural Synthesis: The Ideology of Abstract Reason in Cicero's "De Oratore"'
26 April: Tom Harrison (Liverpool) '"Vast But Obedient": Achaemenid Persia and the British Empire'
Monday 9 May: Wolfgang Iser (Constance): details TBA
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 May: Norman Baynes Meeting for Ancient Historians.
... seen on the Classicists list
Wednesday, September 29, 2004 5:22:46 AM