Seen on the Classicists list:
Conference: The Sound of Latin
Jesus College, Oxford (Ship Street Conference Centre)
Thursday 8 November, 2-6 p.m.
The Oxford Classics Faculty is giving advance notice of this conference, which will take place on November 8. Further details will be sent round in October. The title is self-explanatory.
Armand D’Angour, Jesus College, Oxford: Phonemic variations in Latin verse
Wolfgang de Melo, Wolfson College, Oxford: Laws of early Latin versification and why Plautus abides by them
Roland Mayer, King’s College, London: Ictus and Accent: to beat or not to beat
Llewelyn Morgan, Brasenose College, Oxford: ‘An almost unlimited range of effects’: the nature and force of ‘elision’
James Morwood, Wadham College, Oxford: Hidden Quantities in Latin: how to recognize them and why they matter
John Penney, Wolfson College, Oxford: Spoken Latin and Latin Verse
Ian McAuslan will read a passage of Latin poetry.
All are welcome.