CONF: The Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century BC

Seen on the Classicist list:

Death of Drama or Birth of an Industry? the Greek Theatre in the Fourth Century BC
Conference 19-20 July, 2011
The Centre for Classical & Near Eastern Studies of Australia (CCANESA)
University of Sydney, Australia
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

Some limited financial assistance in the form of bursaries to support the attendance of post-graduate students may be available. Please enquire at greek.theatre@sydney.edu.au

Draft programme:

July 19
THEATRE AND SANCTUARY ARCHITECTURE

Christina Papastamati-Von Moock (Greek Ministry of Culture)
The Theatre of Dionysus in Athens: New Data and Observations on its ‘Lycurgan’ Phase

Hans Rupprecht Goette (DAI, Berlin)
Archaeology of the Rural Dionysia

Jean-Charles Moretti (University of Lyon)
The Evolution of Theatre Architecture outside Athens in the Fourth Century BC

DRAMA IN THE FOURTH CENTURY

Sebastiana Nervegna (University of Sydney)
The Classical Canon in the Fourth Century BC

Andrew Hartwig (University of Sydney)
The Evolution of Comedy in the Fourth Century BC

Johanna Hanink (Brown University)
Aristotle (and Others) as Evidence of Fourth-Century Drama

July 20
THEATRE AND MACEDON

Brigitte Le Guen (University of Paris 8)
Theatre and Politics at Alexander’s Travelling Royal Court

Eoghan Moloney (University of Adelaide)
“Philippus in acie tutior quam in theatro fuit…” (Curt. 9.6.25): the Macedonian Kings and Greek Theatre

THEATRE IN THE WEST

Ted Robinson (University of Sydney)
Theatre in Indigenous Italy and Sicily

Zachary Biles and Jed Thorn (Franklin and Marshall College)
Imitation and Innovation in West Greek Theatre Vases

Richard Green (University of Sydney)
Boundaries of Comic Theatre in Fourth Century Italy

THEATRE FINANCE

Robert Pitt (British School at Athens)
Theatres and the Ancient Construction Industry

Peter Wilson and Eric Csapo (University of Sydney)
Funding the Athenian Theatre in the Fourth Century

FOR MORE INFORMATION GO TO

http://sydney.edu.au/ccanesa/news/

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