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Literature Seminar


Seminars will be at 5:15 on Wednesdays in room 1.04. All are welcome.

11 October

RICHARD HUNTER, Callimachus' Aitia and the description of rhetorical style

18 October

TOM NELSON, Sweet and Sombre Songbirds: The

Aesthetics of Lament in Graeco-Roman Elegy

25 October

MARTINE CUYPERS, Peitho among the Graces: elegy and rhetoric in Hermesianax

1 November

STEPHEN HEYWORTH, Problems and pleasures in [Tibullus] 3

8 November

HELEN LOVATT, Propertius on Hylas

15 November

JENNIFER INGLEHEART The Ovidian bedroom (Ars amatoria 2.703 ff.): the place of sex in Ovidian elegiacs

22 November

LILY PANOUSSIS, Why do lovers pray to Isis? Ritual, Gender, and Ethnicity in Latin Elegy

29 November

 DANIEL JOLOWICZ, Possession in Latin Love Elegy: erotic and grammatical

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