University of South Africa, Pretoria
Date: October 25 - 27, 2007
Madness and Mental Composure
William V. Harris, Professor of History, Columbia University
Contributions are invited on topics related to the theme, which seeks to
explore ancient views and literary themes on sanity and its relationship
to madness, delusion, and other forms of mental instability. While the
colloquium focuses on classical literature, we encourage proposals from
related fields and of an interdisciplinary nature.
Papers are limited to 45 minutes. Please submit abstracts of appr. 200
words via e-mail attachment to bosmapr AT unisa.ac.za by 15 July 2007. The
body of your email should include your name, institution, department, e-
mail address, and the title of your paper. If necessary, submissions may
also be sent via post to the following address:
Department of Classics and Modern European Languages
University of South Africa
PO Box 392
Republic of South Africa.
Further enquiries relating to the colloquium should be directed to Philip
Bosman at the e-mail and postal addresses given above.