Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica: Work in Progress

A workshop to be held on Monday 19th May 2008 in the School of Classics, St

Organised by Dr Emma Buckley

A booking form is available at

9.20-9.30 Emma Buckley Welcoming Remarks
9.30 Martin Dinter Epic from Epigram: The Poetics of VF's Arg.
10.30 Coffee break
11.00 Gesine Manuwald Prophecies and non-prophecies in VF's Arg.
12.00 Emma Buckley Digressions and the Ekphrastic in VF's Arg.
1.00 Lunch
2.30 Helen Lovatt Argonautic imagery in Statius' Thebaid
3.30 Bob Cowan Genre and theodicy in Valerius and Silius
4.30 Coffee break
5.00 Andrew Zissos Valerian departures: contemporary reception of
the Flavian Argonautica

Those interested in attending should contact Dr Emma Buckley
(eb221 AT or Mrs Margaret Goudie (classcon AT for
further information on travel and accommodation. There will be a conference fee
of £10 for non-speaking attendees.

Graduate students working on Flavian epic are especially welcome; bursaries for
attendance at such events are available from the Thomas Wiedemann Fund: and the Classical Association: