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Sacrificing Iphigenia through the Ages - 29-30/01/2016, Nottingham (England)

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 29-30/01/2016

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Performing Arts Studio, Nottingham Lakeside Arts, D H Lawrence Pavilion, University Park (Nottingham, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: CADRE (Centre for Ancient Drama and its Reception)

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Friday 29th January

13.00-15.00 Contemporary theatre productions/adaptations

· Mary-Kay Gamel (UCSC) – A US West Coat Iphigenia

· Magdalena Zira (Fantastico Theatro/KCL) – Coming of age at Aulis: the young women in Euripides’ IA

· Robert Icke (Almeida Theatre) – Oresteia 2015 (interview filmed for the conference)

15.00-15.30 Coffee

15.30-18.00 Poetry & Keynote

· Lynn Kozak & Miranda Hickman (McGill) – Graven Images, Wounds of Knowledge: H.D.’s Translation of the Iphigenia in Aulis in the context of the First World War

· Edith Hall (KCL) – Iphigenia and atheistic thought from Lucretius to the 21st century

18.00-19.00 Dinner in Pavilion Café (own expense)

19.00-22.30 Screening (open to members of the public)

· Iphigenia at Aulis (dir. Don Taylor), BBC2 1990 – introduced by Lynn Fotheringham (Nottingham)

· post-screening discussion/pop-up exhibition of theatre & television memorabilia

Saturday 20th January

9.30-11.00 Fantasy

· Amanda Potter (OU) & Tania Evans (NUA) – Return to Troy: David Benioff brings Iphigenia to Westeros

· Mike Carey (novelist) – ‘Iphigenia in Aulis’ (short-story reading + Q&A)

11.00-11.30 Coffee

11.30-13.00 Visual Culture

· Lindsey Annable (Nottingham) – Representations of the sacrifice of Iphigenia in the visual culture of the ancient world

· George Kovacs (Trent) – Graphic sacrifice: Iphigenia in comics

13.00-14.00 Lunch

14.00-15.00 t.b.c.

15.00-15.30 Cinema

· Anastasia Bakogiannis (KCL) – Dying for Hellas: Michael Cacoyannis’ Iphigenia (1977)

15.30-16.30 Coffee

16.00-18.30 Early modern theatre and opera

· Alison Findlay (Lancaster) and Emma Rucastle (The Rose Company) – Re-producing Lady Jane Lumley’s The Tragedie of Euripides called Iphigeneia (ca.1555)

· Susanna Phillippo (Newcastle) – Iphigenia reconciled? Aulis recalled by Agamemnon’s children in early modern adaptations of Iphigenia in Tauris

· Sarah Hibberd (Nottingham) – Gluck’s Iphigénie en Aulide at the Paris Opéra (1774)

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