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Abstract submissions are invited for consideration by the convenors of a
conference titled "Genre in the Ancient World", hosted by the
Department of Classics and Ancient History, at the University of Sydney,
The conference welcomes papers on any topic relating to genre in the
Ancient World. Additionally, there will be panel sessions on particular
topics of interest to genre. Professor John Frow of University of
Melbourne will be keynote speaker.
Abstract Submissions: Please submit an abstract of not more than 200
words and a very brief biography to the convenors by Monday, 30th
November 2009. Email to: genre2010 AT gmail.com.
Presentations: Papers of 30 min. duration followed by 15 min. discussion
time at the conclusion of each session.
Conference Sessions: Thursday 8th to Friday 9th April 2010.
A reception will be held on 8th and conference dinner on 9th.
If you do not wish to present a paper but still want to attend, please
let us know by reply email. Registration forms will be sent through
For further information, please contact:
Frances Muecke and Michelle Borg,
Department of Classics and Ancient History
Email: genre2010 AT gmail.com