CONF: Clash of the Titans – Leeds colloquium

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In the week of its official DVD release, the Classics Department at the University of Leeds is pleased to ‘Release the Kraken’ with a half-day colloquium on Leterrier’s Clash of the Titans on Friday, 29 October 2010.

Schedule and details of speakers are given below:

12.00 – 12.30 p.m.: Coffee in Staff Common Room (Parkinson 119)

12.30 – 12.40 p.m.: Welcome (Steve Green)

12.45 – 1.30 p.m.: Steven Green ( Leeds)

Between Heaven and Earth: Perseus and the Triumph of Humanity

1.45 – 2.30 p.m.: Gideon Nisbet (Birmingham)

God Mode: Unlocking Clash of the Titans with Sony’s God of War

2.45 – 3.30 p.m.: Dunstan Lowe (Reading)

"What do we need the gods for?" Olympian Mythology in 21st century

3.45 – 4.30 p.m.: Concluding Discussion and Future Developments

4.30 – 6.30 p.m.: Drinks and Early Dinner

There is no fee for attendance, but those interested in attending should notify Steven Green (s.j.green) so that I can ensure adequate seating/ coffee provision.

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