CONF: The Past-Colonial: Classics and the Colonization of the Past

Seen on the Classicists list:

Announcement of a conference organized by the Network on Ancient and Modern Imperialisms.

The Past-Colonial: Classics and the Colonization of the Past
Friday April 1st – Sunday April 3rd 2011

Yale University Department of Classics in association with the International Network on Ancient and Modern Imperialisms and Yale’s Ancient Societies Research Network

PROGRAMME

Location: Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 211

Friday 1st April

4.00-4.30 Welcome and Introduction (Emily Greenwood and Milette Gaifman)

Panel 1: Greek and Roman Alter-natives

4.30-5.30 Daniel Selden: Callimachus the Egyptian
5.30-6.30 Tessa Rajak: The Disappearing Septuagint: between past- and post-colonial

6.30 pm RECEPTION at the Beinecke Library, Mezzanine level

Saturday 2nd April

Breakfast Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

Panel 2: Reception as Colonization

9.00-10.00 Katherine Harloe: The past-colonial in eighteenth-century historical and prehistorical narratives of Greece

10.00-11.00 Simon Goldhill: How Christianity really began in Gloucester: the Victorian Christian Imperial Imagination

COFFEE 11-11.30 Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

11.30-12.30 Miriam Leonard: Matthew Arnold’s ‘Hellenism and Hebraism’

12.30-1.30 Constanze Guthenke: The Black and the White Atlantic: The Transnational and Nineteenth-Century American Classical Scholarship

LUNCH 1.30-2.30, all welcome Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

Panel 3: The Distance of Empires

2.30-3.30 Margaret Williamson: "Nero, the mustard!" Classically-named slaves in the British Caribbean

3.30-4.30 Rachel Friedman: Landscapes without Seasons: Situating the primitive in Greek and Caribbean topographies

COFFEE 4.30 – 5 Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

5.00-6.00 Nicholas Allen: "Past, or passing, or to come": The Poetics of Late Imperial Space

Sunday 3rd April

Breakfast Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

9.00-10.00 Lorna Hardwick: Agency, empires and ambivalence in translations of Greek Drama and Historiography

10.00-11.00 Daniel Tompkins: Moses Finley and Imperialism, Ancient and Modern

11-11.30 COFFEE Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

Panel 4: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

11.30-12.30 Richard Neer "Daphnis in Oxford, or, A Brief History of Archaeological Style"

12.30-1.30 Phiroze Vasunia Classicism, Race, and Architecture in Colonial India

1.30-2.30 LUNCH, all welcome Linsly-Chittenden Hall Room 213

2.30-3.30 ROUNDTABLE PANEL (to include 30 minutes’ wrap-up discussion (2:30-3), and a 30 minute planning discussion for the Network on Ancient and Modern Imperialisms).

Network on Ancient and Modern Imperialisms
http://www.reading.ac.uk/classics/imperialisms/imp-home-2.aspx

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