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Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Fridays at 17.15 in Room 1.11

All Graduates are warmly invited to attend the Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar (GIS) series, which will be running on Friday evenings throughout the Term. The Seminar format is usually two twenty-minute papers, each followed by questions and discussion, or one paper followed by a ‘snippet’ (a shorter presentation focusing on a more specific issue or problem, to be discussed at greater length). The GIS provides an ideal forum for discussing new ideas and developing presentational skills in a relaxed, friendly and supporting environment. The Seminars are always followed by drinks and dinner at a nearby pub, to which everyone is welcome

21 October
Thomas Nelson – “Indices of Allusion in Early Greek Poetry”
Claire Jackson – “Epistolary Fictions in ‘The Letters of Chion of Heraclea’”

28 October
Bram Demulder – “Plutarch on the Sympsium”
Valeria Pace – “Intermedial Narrative: Ergänzungsspiel Redoubled in Simias’ Egg”

4 November
Di Yan – “Spartoi and Autochthony: Thebes against Athens? - A New Interpretation on the Theban Plays as ‘Anti-Athens’”
Henry Tang – “Who’s the Daddy? Gender Reversals in the Trope of the Abandoned Woman in Statius’ Thebaid”

11 November
Caterina Pellò – “Pythagorean Metempsychosis: A Non-Retributive Take”
Alessio Santoro – “The One is Said in Many Ways... But How Many? On Aristotle, Physics, I.2, 185b5-25”

18 November
Graham Andrews – TBC
Salla Raunio – “Nomos and Physis in the Timaeus”

25 November
Christian Keime – “Wisdom in the Symposium”
Vilius Bartninkas “The Dramatic Role of Ouranos in Plato’s Timaeus”

2 December
Cristobal Zarzar – “Epicurus on Truth, Perceptual Content, and Conflicting Appearances”
Gabriele Rota – “Cicero’s Letters to Atticus”


For further information please contact the organisers:

Caterina Pellò (cp542) and Di Yan (dy266).

We look forward to seeing as many Graduates there as possible.


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