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Research seminars, 2010-2011, DURHAM University

Research seminars 2010-2011, DURHAM UNIVERSITY, Dipartimento di Materie Classiche e Storia Antica. Programma completo relativo a 22 settimane di incontri ad alto livello dal 14 ottobre 2010 al 12 maggio 2011 su temi che riguardano varie problematiche del mondo Romano. Questa ricca serie di incontri di studio sarà aperta dal prof. Federico Santangelo della Università di Newcastle e proseguirà con le relazioni di docenti provenienti da varie università europee.

Durham University, U.K.

RESEARCH SEMINARS 2010/2011

22 giornate di studio in U.K., DURHAM UNIVERSITY, Department of Classics & Ancient History

Durham University, Department of Classics & Ancient History, 38 North
Bailey, Durham DH1 3EU, Ritson Room (no. 007, ground floor)

MICHAELMAS TERM 2010:

Week 1 (Thursday 14 October 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
Dr Federico Santangelo (Newcastle)
“Divination and prediction in the Late Republic”

Week 2 (Thursday 21 October 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (1): Professor Gillian Clark (Bristol)
“Read My Book: Letters and the City of God”

Week 3 (Thursday 28 October 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (2): Professor Harry Hine (St. Andrews)
“Philosophical and non-philosophical communities in Seneca’s Letters”

Week 4 (Wednesday 3 November 2010, 5:30-7:00 pm):
Professor Annette M. Harder (Groningen)
“Poetics through poetry. The poetic dialogue of Callimachus and Apollonius
Rhodius”

Week 4 (Thursday 4 November 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
CANCELLED

Week 5 (Thursday 11 November 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
Professor Michael Trapp (KCL)
“Picturing Socrates’ daimonion”

Week 6 (Thursday 18 November 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (3): Dr Kurt Lampe (Bristol)
Topic TBC

Week 7 (Thursday 25 November 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (4): Dr Sian Lewis (St. Andrews)
Topic TBC

Week 8 (Wednesday 1 December 2010, 5:30-7:00 pm):
Professor Jasper Griffin (Oxford)
“Human Sacrifice and the Ultimate Demand of Power”

Week 8 (Thursday 2 December 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (5): Dr Miriam Griffin (Oxford)
“Symptoms and Sympathy in Latin Letter-Writing”

Week 9 (Thursday 9 December 2010, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
Dr Dominic Berry (Edinburgh)
“Cicero and Greek Art”

EPIPHANY TERM 2011:

Week 1 (Thursday 20 January 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (6): Professor William Fitzgerald (KCL)
Pliny the Younger

Week 2 (Thursday 27 January 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (7): Dr Christopher Whitton (Cambridge)
Pliny the Younger

Week 3 (Thursday 3 February 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
Prof. Dr. Marcus Deufert (Leipzig)
On Lucilius’ Satires

Week 4 (Thursday 10 February 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (8): Prof. Dr. Thomas Schmitz (Bonn)
On letters in the Second Sophistic

Week 5 (Thursday 17 February 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (9): Prof. Dr. Christian Tornau (Würzburg)
On St. Jerome’s letters

Week 6 (Thursday 24 February 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (10): PD Dr. Bianca-Jeanette Schröder (LMU München)
Topic TBC

Week 7 (Thursday 3 March 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (11): Prof. Dr. Niklas Holzberg (LMU München)
“Horace’s last poetry book: The epistolary trilogy for Augustus, Florus and
the Pisones”

Week 8 (Thursday 10 March 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (12): Professor Ineke Sluiter (Leiden)
“Letters of dedication in ancient technical texts”

Week 9 (Thursday 17 March 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (13): Dr Lieve van Hoof (KU Leuven)
On Libanius’ letters

EASTER TERM 2011:

Week 1 (Thursday 28 April 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
LETTERS (14): Dr Ruth Morello (Manchester)
“Writing to Caesar”

Week 2 (Wednesday 4 May 2011, 1:00-2:00 pm, room 108):
LETTERS (15): Dr Owen Hodkinson (Lampeter)
“Dear Sirs: Writing to collectives in the Greek epistolary tradition”

Week 2 (Thursday 5 May 2011, 11.30 am-1:00 pm):
Professor Jakob Wisse (Newcastle)
“The bad orator in republican Rome. Between clumsy delivery and political
danger”

Week 3 (Thursday 12 May 2011, 11.30 am -1:00 pm):
Professor Gregory Hutchinson (Oxford)
“Booking lovers. Desire and design in Catullus”

Contact:
PD Dr. Thorsten Fögen: thorsten.foegen @ durham.ac.uk

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NOTA BENE

Ovviamente tutte le relazioni saranno esposte e quindi discusse in lingua inglese. Gli interessati potranno rivolgersi al Dr. Thorsten Fögen: thorsten.foegen @ durham.ac.uk per informazioni e chiarimenti.