Research Institute of Classics
University of Wales, Lampeter

Research seminar series 2008-9: Michaelmas term

All research seminars, except when otherwise noted, will take place in the Roderick Bowen Research Centre. Papers start at 6pm. Everyone is most welcome to attend.

Thursday 16 October: Professor Chris Collard (The Queen’s College, Oxford University): ‘Fragments of Satyric Drama’, in TRS seminar room 1

Thursday 23 October: Dr Costas Panayotakis (University of Glasgow): ‘The titles of plays attributed to the mimographer Decimus Laberius’

Thursday 30 October: Fiona Mac Góráin (Corpus Christi College / Magdalen College, Oxford University): ‘The Influence of Euripides on Virgil: the dismemberment of Pentheus’

Thursday 6 November: Dr Mark Bradley (University of Nottingham): ‘Crime and Punishment on the Capitoline Hill’

Thursday 20 November: Dr Tim Whitmarsh (Corpus Christi College, Oxford University): ‘Beyond the second sophistic: Hellenism, nationalism, and the Greek novel’ (a KYKNOS seminar)

Thursday 27 November: Dr Stephen Lambert (Cardiff University): ‘Aristocracy and the Attic Gene: A Mythological Perspective’

Thursday 4 December: Dr Barbara Kowalzig (Royal Holloway, University of London): TBA

Thursday 11 December: Dr Ian Ruffell (University of Glasgow): ‘"I am Serious - and Don’t Call Me Shirley": a Comic Look at Tragic Politics’