CONF: Bristol Research Seminar, Autumn 2009

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Department of Classics & Ancient History Research Seminar

Seminars are held in the Classics Seminar Room, G37, 11 Woodland Road, and start at 4.10 p.m. except where noted. All welcome, especially postgraduate students; any queries, please contact n.d.g.morley AT

6th October: Neville Morley (Bristol): ‘Thucydides and the Idea of History’

13th October: Mercedes Aguirre (Complutense, Madrid): ‘The Greek Flood Myth: Deucalion and Pyrrha’

20th October: Ellen O’Gorman (Bristol): ‘Myth, History and Vergil’s Dido’

3rd November: Emily Pillinger (Institute Fellow): ‘Prophetic voices in mythic narratives: making sense of "hindsight as foresight".’

17th November: 4.30pm: Charles Martindale (Bristol): ‘Performance, Reception, Aesthetics’

25th November: 4 pm: half-day conference on ‘Hildegard of Bingen: music, poetry, and medieval monastic tradition’, organised by Steve D’Evelyn. Victoria Rooms.

1st December: John Sellars (UWE): ‘The Philosophy of Marcus Aurelius’

8th December: Peter France (Edinburgh) on Translation. Event organised by the Penguin Archive project, time and venue tbc.

9th December: half-day conference on Translation, organised by the Penguin Archive project.

12th January: Bella Sandwell (Bristol): ‘A cognitive approach to John Chrysostom’s homilies on Genesis’

27th January: 2 pm: half-day conference on Myths and their Variants, organised by Richard Buxton; featuring Emma Aston (Reading), Daniel Ogden (Exeter), Alberto Bernabe (Madrid), Ken Dowden (Birmingham)

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