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'War, Trauma, Religion: Comparative Perspectives on Aeschylus' Seven Against Thebes' - 01-02/09/2015, Indiana (USA)



FECHA/DATE/DATA: 01-02/09/2015


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO:  University of Notre Dame (Indiana, USA)









Tuesday 1st of September 2015

12:00-1:30 Lunch for Speakers, Sorin’s The Morris Inn

1:45 Welcome, 200 McKenna Hall

2:00-3:00 Aeschylus and War: A Conversation with Lt. Col. Kristen Janowsky (U.S. Army) moderated Olivier Morel (Notre Dame) and Isabelle Torrance (Notre Dame)

3:00-3:30 Coffee, East Lounge

Chair: Isabelle Torrance
3:30-4:30 Thebes as High Collateral Damage Target: Moral Accountability for Killing in Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes (Peter Meineck, New York University)

Chair: Margaret Foster
4:30-5:30 Greek Armies against Towns: Siege Warfare and the Seven Against Thebes (Fernando Echeverría, University of Madrid)

5:45-7:15 Reception, The Hesburgh Dining Room, The Morris Inn

7:30 pm Screening of Mario Martone’s Rehearsals for War, 131 DeBartolo Hall

Wednesday 2nd of September 2015

8:30-9:30 Light Breakfast, East Lounge

Chair: Peter Meineck
9:30-10:30 Aeschylus, Gangland Naples, and the Siege of Sarajevo: Mario Martone’s Rehearsals for War (Isabelle Torrance, Notre Dame)

Chair: Lowell Edmunds
10:30-11:30 The Music of War in the Seven Against Thebes (Mark Griffith, University of California, Berkeley)

11:30-12:00 Coffee, East Lounge

Chair: Douglas Cairns
12:00-1:00 Eteocles and Thebes in Aeschylus (Lowell Edmunds, Rutgers University)

1:00-2:00 Lunch, East Lounge

Chair: Fernando Echeverría
2:00-3:00 Beyond Entrails and Omens: Aeschylus’ Amphiaraos and the Greek Seer at War (Margaret Foster, Indiana University, Bloomington)

3:00-3:30 Coffee, East Lounge

Chair: Mark Griffith
3:30-4:30 The Destruction of Thebes in Brecht’s Antigone (1948) (Douglas Cairns, University of Edinburgh)

4:30-4:45 Closing Remarks
5:00-6:00 Drinks in Rohr’s

6:15 Speaker Dinner, Café Navarre

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