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Programme Friday 29 January 2016

The following programme is not final and may be subject to change
TimeTitle Presenter (s)
13.00-1500 Contemporary theatre productions/adaptations  
  A US West Coast Iphigenia Mary-Kay Gamel (UCSC)
  Coming of age at Aulis: the young women in Euripides' IA Magdalena Zira (Fantastico Theatro/KCL)
 

Oresteia 2015 (interview filmed exclusively for the conference)

Robert Icke (Almeida Theatre)
15.00-15.30 Coffee  
15.30-18.00 Poetry & Keynote  
  Graven Images, Wounds of Knowledge: H.D.'s Translation of the Iphigenia in Aulis in the context of the First World War Lynn Kozak & Miranda Hickman (McGill)
  Iphigenia and atheistic thought from Lucretius to the 21st century Edith Hall (KCL)
18.00-19.00 Dinner in Pavilion Café (own expense)  
19.00-22.30 Screening (open to members of the public)  
  Iphigenia at Aulis (dir. Don Taylor), BBC2 1990 Introduced by Lynn Fotheringham (Nottingham)
  Post-screening discussion/pop-up exhibition of theatre & television memorabilia  

 

Programme Saturday 20 January 2016

The following programme is not final and may be subject to change
TimeTitle Presenter (s)
9.30-11.00

Fantasy

 
  Return to Troy: David Benioff brings Iphigenia to Westeros Amanda Potter (OU) & Tania Evans (NUA)
 

'Iphigenia in Aulis' (short-story reading and Q&A)

Mike Carey (novelist)
11.00-11.30 Coffee  
11.30-13.00

Visual Culture

 
  Representations of the sacrifice of Iphigenia in the visual culture of the ancient world Lindsey Annable (Nottingham)
 

Graphic sacrifice: Iphigenia in comics

George Kovacs (Trent)
13.00-14.00 Lunch  
14.00-15.00 TBC  
15.00-15.30 Cinema  
  Dying for Hellas: Michael Cacoyannis' Iphigenia (1977) Anastasia Bakogiannis (KCL)
15.30-16.30 Coffee  
16.00-18.30 Early modern theatre and opera  
  Re-producing Lady Jane Lumley's The Tragedie of Euripides called Iphigenia (ca.1555) Alison Findlay (Lancaster) and Emma Rucastle (The Rose Company)
  Iphigenia reconciled?  Aulis recalled by Agamemnon's children in early modern adaptations of Iphigenia in Tauris Susanna Phillippo (Newcastle)
  Gluck's Iphigénie en Aulide at the Paris Opéra (1774) Sarah Hibberd (Nottingham)

 

 

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