CONF: Colloquium in honour of Niall Rudd

Seen on the Classicists list:

THEMES IN LATIN LITERATURE AND ITS RECEPTION:
A COLLOQUIUM IN HONOUR OF NIALL RUDD

Monday, 13 June 2011, 1.15 pm – 6.15 pm

Bosanquet Seminar Room, School of Archaeology, Classics, and Egyptology,
12 Abercromby Square, University of Liverpool

The Department of Philosophy and the School of Archaeology, Classics,
and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool are delighted to announce
a colloquium in honour of Emeritus Professor Niall Rudd, who
successively held the Chairs of Latin at Liverpool and then at Bristol.

The programme for the afternoon is as follows:

1.15 Arrival and welcome

1.30 Fred Jones (Liverpool): ‘The Garden of Anthologies: The Roman
garden, poetry, and cognitive development’

2.20 Tony Woodman (Virginia): ‘On not writing history: Cicero and Pliny’

3.10 Richard Gaskin (Liverpool): ‘Horace and A. E. Housman’

4.00 Tea

4.30 Stephen Harrison (Corpus Christi College, Oxford): ‘George
Buchanan (1506-82) – the Scottish Horace’

5.20 Niall Rudd (Liverpool): ‘Johnson’s Latin Poems’

All welcome! There is no charge for attendance, but it would be very
helpful if those intending to come could please contact Bruce Gibson
(bjgibson AT liv.ac.uk).

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