University of Manchester, Dept of Classics & Ancient History
Research Seminars 2007/8, Semester 1

All meetings begin at 5 pm in the Samuel Alexander Building (the old Arts Building), Room S. 1. 2. Everyone is most welcome, also at drinks after the discussion and at the meal with the speaker later on.

Thurs. 27 Sept.
Peter Liddel (Manchester)
'The decree-cultures of ancient Greece'

Thurs. 4 Oct.
Angelos Chaniotis (Oxford)
'Petrified emotions: Understanding graffiti in Aphrodisias'

Thurs. 11 Oct.
Gregory Hutchinson (Oxford)
'Read the instructions: didactic verse and didactic prose'

Thurs. 18 Oct.
Emma Buckley (St Andrews)
'History in the staging: the pseudo-Senecan Octavia'

Thurs. 25 Oct.
Victoria Moul (Oxford)
title tbc

Thurs. 8 Nov.
Ian Harrison (Manchester)
'Alienation and rebellion in Italy, 79-60 BCE'

Thurs. 15 Nov.
Roy Gibson (Manchester)
'Problems with Pliny the Younger'

Thurs. 22 Nov.
Pascale Hummel (Paris)
'Historiography of classical languages: "histories" of what? (scholarship, philology, and linguistics)'

Thurs. 29 Nov.
Kathryn Lomas (UCL)
'Vicinitas: neighbourhoods, networks and identities in Ciceronian Italy'

Thurs. 6 Dec.
Owen Hodkinson (Oxford)
'Philostratus' Erotic Epistles and Latin elegy'

Thurs. 13 Dec.
Christina Nordlander (Manchester)
'The text and the body in ancient literature'

David Langslow, convener

Classics & Ancient History
Samuel Alexander Building
University of Manchester
Manchester. M13 9PL
Tel. 0161 275 3028
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