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Literature Seminar

Literature Seminars

Seminars will be at 1715-1845 on Wednesdays, in Room 1.04, Faculty of Classics. All welcome.


12 October
Elena Giusti (Cambridge): Plautus’ Poenulus and the Mirror of the Enemy

19 October
Maya Feile Tomes (Cambridge): Africa meets America: on Carthage and the Torrid Zone

26 October
Daniel Selden (University of California, Santa Cruz): Kallimakhos and the Hymns to Isis at Philae

2 November
Andrew Feldherr (Princeton): Landscapes of Virtue:  Africa in Sallust’s Jugurtha

9 November          
Ian Rutherford (Reading): Pindar on the Sources of the Nile

16 November
Rowan Williams (Cambridge): St Augustine as an African Author

23 November
Luigi Prada (Oxford): “When the Greeks Will Resolve to Translate our Language into Theirs”: Graeco-Egyptian Cultural Interaction through the Mirror of Ancient Translations.

30 November
John Morgan (Swansea): “It's All there in Black and White”: Ethiopia in the Greek Novel

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Applications are welcome for two temporary lectureships in Classics (Ancient History) from 01 January 2017. Please see the Jobs & Vacancies page for further information.

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