5pm, TuesdaysA3, Humanities Building, University Park
The Department's research culture includes a series of free seminars offering the chance to hear visiting scholars from the UK and overseas. All are welcome and papers are followed by discussion and drinks.
Please contact David Lewis with any queries.
Tim Parkin (University of Manchester): Rediscovering the wonder: John Turtle Wood (and his wife) at Ephesus
(Classical Association of Nottingham lecture)
Simon Corcoran (UCL/Newcastle University): The lives of the Justinian Code from Constantinople to Cambridge
(In collaboration with the Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies)
Mirko Canevaro (Edinburgh): The graphê hybreôs against slaves: the timê of the victim or the timê of the hybristês?
(In collaboration with the Institute for the Study of Slavery)
Jan Stubbe Østergaard (Copenhagen): ‘Colour in Greek and Roman sculpture: remarks on methodology and state of research’
Bruno Currie (Oxford): ‘The earliest example of Homeric criticism (Herodotus 2.116-17)’
Stephen Hodkinson: ‘koinôniai and the Spartan way of life’
Maciej Daszuta (Warsaw): ‘Why did Herodotus take an ethnographic approach to the Spartans?’
(In collaboration with the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies)
John Rich (Nottingham): Speeches, Sources and Significance: Aspects of Cassius Dio's 'roman History'
Mark Bradley (Nottingham): Missing noses
Esther Eidinow (Nottingham): A feeling for the future
Postgraduate presentationsStefanos Apostolou: Diluting regions: the fluctuating borders of Aeolis, Mysia, and the Troad
Kendell Heydon: The selection of the hippeis in Xenophon's Spartan Constitution and hegemonic masculinity
Michele Salzman (California/UCL): Elite Contestations and the Crisis of 455
For details about the Classical Association Nottingham branch, please contact Nikolai Lipatov.
(Joint meeting of the Classical Association of Nottingham and the Society for the Promotion of Roman Studies)
David Langslow (Manchester): The business of making a Latin medical translation, and the business of making an edition of it!
Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (Cardiff): Perverted Emperors and Screaming Queens: Roman Sexual Depravity in 1930s Hollywood
Henriette van der Blom (Birmingham): Public speech and public career: the case of Pompey
R.R.R. Smith (Oxford): The lives of statues in late antique Aphrodisias: new research, new finds
James Corke-Webster (Durham): Emperors and Christians in Eusebius of Caesarea's Ecclesiastical History
Postgraduate presentationsAnnie Zourgou: Praising the Loser: The Judgement of Paris in Callimachus' 5th Hymn
Stuart McCunn: Running Prefectly: The Transition of the Praetorian Prefect from a Military to Administrative Position
Victoria Rimell (Warwick): Time, desire, the mother: Ovid's Remedia
Andrew Fox (Nottingham): Tree vs Timber - The Import of the Cypress in Pliny the Elder
Harriet Lander (Nottingham): Sex Goddess or Romantic Heroine? Constructing Sappho's erotic person
Emma Griffiths (Manchester): Menander, Alexander, and early Hellenistic mythopoesis
Andy Merrills (Leicester): Invisible Men - Mobility and Change on the Late Roman frontier in Africa
Edmund Stewart (Nottingham): Greek Tragedy and Travel - The Case of Euripides’ Phrixus Plays
Will Leveritt (Nottingham): Wine, women and whips - re-interpreting a Priapus-sarcophagus through narrative presence
Carsten Lange (Aalborg University): The Logic of Violence in Roman Civil War - The Tale of Young Caesar
Christopher Whitton (Cambridge): Quintilian In Brief: From Institutio To Epistles, And Back Again
Carl Buckland (Nottingham): "History became legend; legend became myth" - The Influence of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings on the Depiction of the Ancient World in Film
Rebecca Usherwood (Nottingham): The 'damnatio' of Constantine II and its Implications
Gesine Manuwald (UCL): Valerius Flaccus’ Argonautica - Thematic and Narrative Unity
Andrew Bayliss (Birmingham): Tyrtaeus and Spartan history
Classical Association: TBC
Oliver Thomas (Nottingham): Trauma and Survival in Virgil's 'Aeneid'
Helen Lovatt (Nottingham): Helen's Prozac
Judith Mossman (Nottingham): Plutarch, Lucian and the 6th Century BC
Andreas Kropp (Nottingham): The Palmyra Portrait Project
[in association with the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception]
Alan Sommerstein (Nottingham): Greek, barbarian, or what? Aeschylus’ Danaids and their cousins
[in association with the Centre for Late Antique and Byzantine Studies]
Gavin Kelly (Edinburgh): Why did emperors visit Rome so rarely in the fourth century?
[in association with the Institute for the Study of Slavery]
Myles Lavan (St Andrews): The scale of manumission in the Roman world
[in association with the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies]
Rosie Harman (UCL): Reading Xenophon
Helen Slaney (Oxford): Approaching Seneca's Medea through performance reception
[Classical Association/ Roman Society lecture]
Diana Spencer (Birmingham): Literary Rome: always a fragmentary story? (case-study: Varro)
David Hendin (American Numismatic Society, NY)The Jewish war against Rome and the Roman response: the coins speak
Isabelle Torrance (Notre Dame): Greek tragedy and suffering on the Irish stage
John Marincola (Florida State University)Polybius and emotional engagement
[Classical Association AGM Lecture]
Mark Bradley: Smelling Rome
30 SeptemberNB: 5.30pm
[Classical Association/Hellenic Society lecture] Patrick Finglass (Nottingham): Pitying Oedipus
Jerry Toner (Cambridge): Looking for popular culture in Roman oracles
[in association with the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies] Anton Powell (Swansea): Hard power and soft history: Spartan Studies - alchemy or chemistry?
Neville Morley (Bristol): Thucydides and the modern idea of history
Joanna Paul (Open University): Time’s relentless melt: capturing Pompeii in photography and cinema
[in association with the Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception] Douglas Cairns (Edinburgh): The Horror and the pity: Phrike as a tragic emotion
Jeremy Armstrong (Auckland): Warfare, coinage, and the creation of empire in the Middle Roman Republic
Lucy Audley-Miller (Oxford): Peopling the provinces: the faces of Roman Syria
Penelope Goodman (Leeds): Commemorating Augustus beyond Italy: the 1938 bimillennium as an international phenomenon
[in association with the Centre for Spartan and Peloponnesian Studies] Helen Roche (Cambridge): "Wanderer, kommst du nach Sparta oder nach Stalingrad?" Spartan ideals of self-sacrifice and German military propaganda
[in association with the Institute for the Study of Slavery] Niall McKeown: Interpretations of Homeric slavery
Barbara Burrell (Cincinnati): The promontory palace at Caesarea Maritima, Israel
Holt Parker (Cincinnati): The ancient medical writer Metrodora
Amy Russell (Durham): The Augustan senate and the Ara Pacis
Nick Wilshere: "Scary-eyed Athena" and "rustic Alexander": Homer, Lucian, and the Judgement of Paris
John Bloxham: Witch Hunter or Witch? A McCarthyite Socrates in the 1950s
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