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Titre:
Proxima Poetis : Latin Historiography and Poetry
Quand:
11.04.2008 - 12.04.2008 
Où:
University of Virginia - Charlottesville (VA)
Catégorie:
Colloques, journées d'études

Description

Proxima Poetis : Latin Historiography and Poetry

Information sur le site : http://www.virginia.edu/classics/proximapoetis/index.html

An international conference at the University of Virginia, 11-12 April 2008.

Those planning to attend are asked to register in advance. Contact
John Miller ( Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. ) or Tony Woodman ( Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. ) no later than Friday, 4 April 2008.

Some hotel rooms are available to conference attendees at a special rate but these must be reserved by Monday, 10 March. Contact Cyndy Kelly ( Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. ).

Support for the conference was generously provided by the Dean of Arts and Sciences, the Corcoran Department of History, the Ancient History Fund, the Carl H. and Martha S. Lindner Center for Art History, and the Special Lectures Committee at the University of Virginia.

Contact the Department of Classics:
Executive Secretary: Cyndy Kelly ( Cette adresse email est protégée contre les robots des spammeurs, vous devez activer Javascript pour la voir. )
Phone: 434-924-3008

Programme


Each session will be held in the Gibson Room, Cocke Hall


FRIDAY, 11 APRIL
I
9.00-12.00

Chair: Stephen Harrison

Cynthia Damon: ‘Fides penes auctorem erit? The Apocolocyntosis on Narrative in Verse and Prose’
Matthew Taylor: ‘Reading Seneca, Writing Tacitus: Tragic Composites and Historical Composition’

Coffee, tea

Damien Nelis: ‘Myth and History in the Argonautica of Valerius Flaccus’
John Jacobs: ‘From Sallust to Silius: metus hostilis and the Fall of Rome in the Punica’

Lunch


II
1.30-5.00


Chair: Charles McNelis

Denis Feeney: ‘Causalities: Historiographical and Epic Modes of Explanation in Statius’ Thebaid’
Bruce Gibson: ‘Causation in Post-Augustan Epic’

Coffee, tea

Helen Lovatt: ‘Cannibalising History: Livian Moments in Statius’ Thebaid’
Jean-Michel Hulls: ‘Replacing History: Inaugurating the New Year in Statius’ Silvae 4.1’
Carole Newlands: ‘The Eruption of Vesuvius: the Epistles of Pliny and Statius’

Dinner




SATURDAY, 12 APRIL
III
9.00-12.00


Chair: Vassiliki Panoussi

Shadi Bartsch: ‘Sine ira et studio: Lucan and the Lies of History’
Martin Dinter: ‘Lucan’s Poetics of Repetition: Re-writing Civil War’

Coffee, tea

Rhiannon Ash: ‘Rhoxolani Blues (Tacitus, Histories 1.79): Virgil’s Scythian Geography Revisited’
Timothy Joseph: ‘Ac rursus noua laborum facies: Tacitus’ Repetition of Virgil’s Wars at Histories 3.26-34’

Lunch


IV
1.30-4.30

Chair: Edward Courtney

Philip Hardie: ‘Crowd Psychology in Imperial Historiography and Poetry’
Ilaria Marchesi: ‘Beyond ktema and agonisma: Pliny’s Theory of Poetic Historiography’

Coffee, tea

Kathryn Williams: ‘Amicus Caesaris: Vibius Crispus in the Works of Juvenal and Tacitus’
Christopher Nappa: ‘The Unfortunate Marriage of Gaius Silius’

Dinner

Lieu

Carte
Localisation:
University of Virginia   -   Site internet
Route/rue:
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Code postal:
22904-4788
Localité/ville:
Charlottesville (VA)
Pays:
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