The University of Nottingham, Department of Classics, is pleased to announce
the following:

PG Workshop on Classical Reception Studies
Sponsored by the Classical Reception Studies Network

Thursday, 7 February 2008: 10.00 – 16.30
PG suite Trent building, University of Nottingham


10.00 – 10.30 Arrival and welcome

10.30 – 11.45 History/ Material culture
‘The Persian war trophies; from symbols of victory to monuments
of memory’, Jessica Otto (University of Manchester)
‘The female nude: receptions ancient and modern’, Susanne Turner
(University of Cambridge)

11.45 – 13.00 Classics and Pop Culture
‘“Who lit the fleece-shaped beacon?” Monty Python and the
Lemnian Women’, Toni Badnall (University of Nottingham)
‘“Oh my gods!” Battlestar Galactica and Rethinking the Greek Gods’, Lynn
Kozak (University of Nottingham)

13.00 – 14.00 Lunch

14.00 – 15.00 Music
‘“A Wandering Minstrel I”: ‘A practical workshop on studying music
as a reception of Classical antiquity’, Cressida Ryan (University of

15.00 – 16.30 Debate: Classical Reception vs. Classical Tradition: What
is it? Dr Mark Bradley and Dr Ian MacGregor-Morris (University of
Nottingham) – participation from the audience is encouraged!

This workshop is open to anyone interested in Classical Reception Studies.
All those wishing to attend the workshop should send their names to Kyriaki
Konstantinidou (abxkk1 AT and Lynn Kozak
(adxlk AT

Student bursaries are available for travel. Please apply to Betine van Zyl
Smit (betine.van.zyl.smit AT as soon as possible.