All seminars start at 4 p.m., except for the one on the 10th October, which is this term’s Reading Classical Association talk; this starts at 5 p.m.
All seminars will take place in Edith Morley G25 (except for that on 10th October, which will be in EM 127), and all will be followed by light refreshments in Edith Morley G40.
The Percy Ure Lecture is at 5 pm on 23rd November, and is held in the Van Emden Lecture Theatre, Edith Morley Building.
10th October (5 p.m., EM 127) – Llewellyn Morgan (Oxford): ‘Death and Redemption in Aeneid 10.’ Reading Classical Association talk.
17th October – Daniela Colomo (Oxford): ‘Two recent discoveries in literary papyrology: Homer and Euripides.’
24th October – Jen Grove (Exeter): ‘From EP Warren to Alfred Kinsey: Collecting Classical Erotica and Theorising Sexuality in the first half of the 20th century.’
31st October – Amanda Wrigley (Reading): ‘Oral Poetry and the Aural Imagination: Homer, Modern Poets and Radio.’
7th November: no seminar
14th November – Peter Wilson (Sydney): ‘A Potted Political History of the Sicilian Theatre (to ca. 300)’
21st November – Thomas Kiely (British Museum), ‘The Iron Age sanctuary of Salamis-Toumba in Cyprus. Re-excavating the excavations of 1890.’
23rd November (5 pm, EM Van Emden Lecture Theatre) – Eighth Annual Percy Ure Lecture. Greg Woolf (ICS, London): ‘The Empire of Things and the Empire of People.’
28th November – Naoise Mac Sweeney (Leicester): ‘Classics in contemporary political discourse – a global vision?’
5th December – Phoebe Garrett (Australia National University): ‘Running in the family: Ancestry narratives in Suetonius’ Caesars.’