Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Classical Literature and the Mind of Europe [Classics Faculty Virtual Reception Seminar Series]

Classical Literature and the Mind of Europe [Classics Faculty Virtual Reception Seminar Series]

Mondays, Michaelmas Term 2020
11:30am - 1pm BST

Convenors: Fiona Macintosh (Oxford) and David Ricks (KCL/APGRD Advisory Board Member)

Week 1 (12 October): Orientation from Fiona Macintosh; Boris Maslov (Oslo), ‘Ovidian Exiles and Juvenal’s Lash: Aesthetic Republicanism in Shostakovich’s Fourteenth Symphony’. Respondent: Philip Bullock (Oxford)

Week 2 (19 October): Charlie Louth (Oxford), ‘'Hölderlin’s European Mind'. Respondent: Joshua Billings (Princeton)  

Week 3 (26 October): Michael Paschalis (Crete), ‘Latin and the modern Greeks’. Respondent: Constanze Güthenke (Oxford)

Week 4 (2 November):  Constanze Güthenke (Oxford), 'Gildersleeve and the relationship with Germany, the USA, and modern Greece'. Respondent: Emily Greenwood (Yale)

Week 5 (9 November):  Rosa Mucignat (KCL), 'Leopardi   and the idea of Europe'. Respondent: Emanuela Tandello (Oxford)

Week 6 (16 November): Péter Hajdu (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 'Hungarian translations of Latin prose, especially Tacitus'. Respondent: Stephen Harrison (Oxford)

Week 7 (23 November): Victoria Moul (UCL), ‘Neo-Latin and Protestant Europe’. Respondent: Colin Burrow (Oxford)

Week 8 (30 November): David Ricks (KCL) ‘Christendom and anti-Hellenism: Walter Shewring’s sallies’. Respondent: Justine McConnell (KCL)

To register, send  an email to apgrd@classics.ox.ac.uk

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