Ancient Greek Poetry and Poetics: Interactions between Theory and Practice

University College London, 21-22 September 2017.
 


Thursday 21 September

 10.00-10.30        Coffee and Registration

10.30-11.00        Welcome and Introduction

11.00-11.50        Andrew Ford (Princeton): ‘Between Poets and Philosophers: Vernacular Criticism in Classical Greece’ 

11.50-12.40        Tom Mackenzie (UCL): ‘Eleatic Poetics’

Lunch

14.00-14.50        Theodora Hadjimichael (Warwick): ‘Lyric Disturbed’ 

14.50-15.40        Tom Phillips (Oxford): ‘Apollonius’ Argonautica and the Travels of Lyric’

Coffee, Tea

16.00-16.50        René Nünlist (Cologne): ‘Interaction between Hellenistic Theory and Practice: some Cautionary Remarks’

 16.50-17.40        Elizabeth Asmis (Chicago): ‘Philodemus Revisited’

 Friday 22 September

9.30-10.20         Casper de Jonge (Leiden): ‘Antipater of Thessalonica: Poetry and Literary Criticism in the Augustan Age’

10.20-11.10        Malcolm Heath (Leeds): ‘The Functions of Poetry in On Sublimity’

Coffee, tea

11.40-12.30        Luuk Huitink (Heidelberg): ‘“Pictorialism » in Literary Theory and Practice’ 

12.30-13.20        Emily Kneebone (Cambridge): ‘Literary Criticism and Imperial Greek Epic’

Lunch

14.30-15.10        Baukje van den Berg (University of Silesia in Katowice): ‘Eustathius on Homeric Poetics and Tzetzes’ Poetry on Homer: Poetry and      Education in Twelfth-Century Byzantium’


15.10-16.00        Tim Whitmarsh (Cambridge): ‘Nonnian Polymers’

16.00-16.30        Plenary Discussion


Those wishing to attend the conference dinner on the Thursday evening at a cost of £40 should contact Tom Mackenzie (t.mackenzie@ucl.ac.uk), stating any dietary requirements.