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CALL. 01.02.2016: Emotional Trauma in Greek and Roman Culture. Representations and Reactions - Delphi (Greece)

31.12.2015

 

 

While emotional trauma is often defined as a response to horrifying events or natural disasters (death, rape, accident, violence, earthquakes, to name a few) reactions to trauma are not always manifested in a ‘physical,’ or ‘emotional’ manner nor are they easily discernible as such. Literary, historical or artistic narratives often codify traumatic reactions and give important insight into ancients’ lives and the way individual experiences are registered, absorbed, and expressed. How do Greek and Roman cultures and literatures register and portray traumatic experiences and their aftermath in an individual’s reality and mindset? Was there communal trauma? How is emotional injury expressed in our sources from the Graeco-Roman world?

 

FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 01/02/2016

FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 23-24-25/06/2016

 

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO:  European Cultural Center of Delphi (ECCD), (Delphi, Greece) 

 

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Andromache Karanika (UC Irvine, California, USA); Lily Panoussi (College of William and Mary, Virginia, USA)

 

INFO: karanika@uci.edu panoussi@wm.edu

 

CALL:

 

The organizers welcome proposals from a wide range of perspectives on emotional trauma with a focus on different aspects of the Graeco-Roman tradition. Topics might include (but are certainly not limited to): gender and trauma, trauma narratives and storytelling, trauma management, individual and social responses to trauma, trauma in art, ancient theories about psychological trauma, methodological considerations on discussing trauma in antiquity. Conference papers will be 25 minutes, with 15 minutes for discussion. Interested scholars should send an abstract of no more than 300 words to both organizers by e-mail: karanika@uci.edu and panoussi@wm.edu by February 1, 2016. Participants will be notified by March 1, 2016.

 

 

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