Erudition and Allusion in Theocritus

Erudition and Allusion in Theocritus

International Colloquium – Friday 27th of May 2016

 Central Building of the University of Athens

Auditorium ‘Alkis Argyriadis’ – 30 Panepistimiou Str.

  

9.00 – 10.00               Registration and Arrival

10.00 – 10.15             Welcome Speeches from Faculty Members of UOA:

Eleni Karamalegkou (Dean of School of Philosophy)

Nikolaos Georgantzoglou (Head of Section)

Erasmia Stavropoulou (Head of Department)

Opening of the Colloquium: Chris Carey (UCL)

                                   Session 1: Δάφνιδος ἄλγεα in Idylls 1 and 27

10.15 – 10.45             Marco Fantuzzi (UNIMC/Columbia)

Daphnis(es) between Love Troubles and Sexual Satisfaction:

Theocritus and Theocr. (?) 27

10.45 – 11.15                         Ewen Bowie (Oxford)

                                   Daphnis’ Death in Theocritus 1: a hard way to go? 

11.15 – 12.00                         Tea and Coffee

Session 2: Rejuvenating Archaic Poetry

 12.00 – 12.30             Richard Hunter (Cambridge)

Sappho and Theocritus Revisited

12.30 – 13.00                         Maria Kanellou (UCL/OUC)

The Art of Allusion in the Epigrams Ascribed to Theocritus

13.00 – 14.30             Lunch (5’ away from the venue)

Location:

The ‘Kapodistriako’

Kostis Palamas Building

Academias 48 & Sina Str.

Session 3: Modes of Irony in Theocritus

 14.30 – 15.00             Styliani Chatzikosta (University of Athens)

Allusive Erudition and Irony in Theocritus ‘Bucolic’ Idylls

15.00 – 15.30                         Christophe Cusset (ENS Lyon)

                                   Allusion in Theocritus Id. 18: between Tradition and Politics

15.30 – 16.00                         Tea and Coffee

Session 4: A Kaleidoscopic Approach to Power in Theocritus

16.00 – 16.30             Evelyné Prioux (MAE/CNRS)

Theocritus’ Astronomical Description in Idyll 24.11-12

16.30 – 17.00                         Flora Manakidou (Democritus University of Thrace)

Theocritus and Hesiod: more than poetry?

17.00 – 17.30             Tea and Coffee

Session 5: Theocritus’ Bucolic Poetry: Debts, Innovations & Reception

 17.30 – 18.00             Kathryn Gutzwiller (Cincinnati)

Theocritus’ Learned Simplicity

 18.00 – 18.30                         Konstantinos Spanoudakis (University of Crete)

Theocritean Techniques and their Survival

18.30 – 18.45                         Closing Remarks: Chris Carey (UCL)

 

 


Auteur : Christophe Cusset

Ancien élève de l’ENS Fontenay/ Saint-Cloud. Agrégé de Lettres classiques. Docteur ès Lettres (Université Lyon II).
Professeur de littérature grecque à l’ENS de Lyon.

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