CONF: Kyknos Seminars (etc.)

KYKNOS: THE SWANSEA, LAMPETER, AND EXETER CENTRE FOR RESEARCH ON THE NARRATIVE LITERATURES OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

Below is given the KYKNOS programme for Easter term 2009. For more information about the various activities of the research centre, please visit our website (www.kyknos.org.uk) or contact Professor John Morgan (John.Morgan AT swansea.ac.uk) or Dr Magdalena Öhrman (m.ohrman AT lamp.ac.uk).

Research seminar series

Friday 8 May: Dr Regine May (University of Leeds), ‘An Ass from Oxyrhynchus: P.Oxy.LXX.4762 and Apuleius Metamorphoses. A New Fragment’, Swansea University, Keir Hardie, Room 130, 6.00pm

Thursday 14 May: Nora Goldschmidt (Magdalen College, Oxford University), ‘Virgil, Ennius, and the Site of Rome’, University of Wales, Lampeter, Roderick Bowen Research Centre, 6.00pm

Friday 15 May, Jane McLarty (Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge University), ‘Sense and sensibility: class, gender and emotion in the Acts of Paul and Thekla’, Swansea University, Keir Hardie, Room 130, 6.00pm

Wednesday 27 May: Dr Johanna Akurjärvi (Lund University), ‘Narrating Athens: Genres in Pausanias’ Attika’, University of Wales, Lampeter, Roderick Bowen Research Centre, 6.00pm (Regulars please note the Wednesday date!)

Thursday 4 June: Dr Koen de Temmerman (Ghent University), ‘Less than ideal paradigms in the ancient Greek novel’, University of Wales, Lampeter, Roderick Bowen Research Centre, 6.00pm

KYKNOS Reading Group

A fortnightly KYKNOS reading group is held at Swansea University. For more information please contact Professor John Morgan.

Conferences:

Workshop on ‘The narrative of Hymns’, University of Wales, Lampeter, 9-10 May. The organisers are still able to accept late bookings – but please be in touch as soon as possible. Further details here: http://www.lamp.ac.uk/ric/conferences/narative_in_hymns.html

Conference on ‘The Erotics of Narrative’, Gregynog, nr Newtown, Powys, 15–17 July

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