CONF: Hibernian Hellenists

The 2009 meeting of the Hibernian Hellenists will take place at the National University of Ireland, Maynooth, on 13/14 March.  The programme of papers is as follows:

Friday 13 March

20:00  Professor Michael Silk (King’s College, London), ‘The Greek Dramatic Genres: Theoretical Perspectives’.

Saturday 14 March

09:30  Professor Hans van Wees (University College London), ‘Perfect Oligarchs?  Birth, Merit and Wealth in Homer’.

11:15    Mrs Carmel McCallum-Barry (University College Cork), ‘Early Modern Versions of Greek Tragedy’.

14:00  Dr Donncha O’Rourke (National University of Ireland, Maynooth), ‘Our First Virgil Reader: Propertius Book 4’.

All are welcome.  There is a registration fee of €10; accommodation can be arranged.  For further details contact Breege Lynch,  Department of Ancient Classics, NUI Maynooth, at classics AT or +353 1 708 3316.

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