Hellenistic Literature and Culture

Saturday & Sunday 14-15 October 2017

 Organizers: Andrej Petrovic, Ivana Petrovic

(andrej.petrovic@virginia.eduivana.petrovic@virginia.edu)

Venue: Classics Department, Cocke Hall, University of Virginia, Charlottesville

 Program

Saturday 14th October

12-14: Arrival and Lunch at the Department of Classics

14-15: John Dillery (University of Virginia): Hellenisms: Some Readings in Second Maccabees

15-16: Michael Brumbaugh (Tulane University): Intellectual Networks of the Early Hellenistic World

16-17: Michael A. Tueller (Arizona State University): Women in Early Hellenistic Epigram: Perses, Anyte, and Nossis

17-18: Wine Reception at the Department of Classics

From 19: Conference Dinner

 

Sunday 15th October

9-9:30: Coffee at the Department of Classics

9:30-10:30: Jackie Murray (University of Kentucky): Poetic Time in the Argonautica

10:30-11:30: Brett Evans (University of Virginia): Playing the Pipes of Pan: The Song of ps-Theocritus’ Syrinx and its Relationship to Theocritus’ Idylls

11:30-12:30: Regina Höschele (University of Toronto): Two Lovers and a Lion: Pankrates’ Poem on Hadrian’s Royal Hunt

12:30-13:30: Lunch at the Department of Classics and Departure

 

Please note: There is no conference fee, but please do let the organizers know if you plan on attending.