The Dublin Classics Seminar meets on Tuesdays at 5.30 in room K217 of the Newman Building at University College Dublin's Belfield Campus. The programme for this term is:

9 October - Felix Budelmann (Open University)
'Bringing together nature and culture: on the uses and limits of cognitive science for the study of performance reception'

23 October - Lorna Hardwick (Open University)
'Translation and Creativity: Classical poetry and drama in the work of Michael Longley, Brian Friel and Colin Teevan'

6 November - Katie Fleming (Queen Mary, University of London)
'"It was all so unimaginably different": antiquity in Louis MacNeice's Autumn Journal'

27 November - Clare Guest (University of Agder, Kristiansand, Norway)
'Chorus, garland, triumph and mosaic: themes and influence of Italian Renaissance Commentaries on classical poetry'

All interested parties are welcome. Seminars are followed by drinks, usually in the UCD Common room, and then a meal with the speaker at a nearby restaurant.

For further information contact Dr Alexander Thein, School of Classics, University College Dublin, Belfield, Dublin 4, Ireland (tel. + 353 1 716 8662).