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Oratory and Rhetoric at UCL - 23/03/2016, London (England)

A consideration of the ways in which classical theories of oratory and rhetoric were redeployed, understood and influential in the early modern world.

FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 23/03/2016

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: UCL Foster Court 307 - Gower Street London (London, England)


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INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: gratis, registro online / free, registration online / gratuito, registrazione online


Session 1

3 - 4.30pm:

-Sarah Knight (Leicester)

“Take heede of that dull, cold, idle way of reading Syllogismes out of a paper”: learning to argue at the early modern English universities

-Michael Trapp (KCL)

Aelius Aristides’ Platonic Orations: Orators, Politicians and Plato’s Gorgias

4.30 - 5pm Tea

Session 2

5 - 6.30pm:

-Gesine Manuwald (UCL)

‘that talker, Cicero’: the orator Cicero as a figure in early modern drama

-Mike Edwards (Roehampton)


All welcome, followed by a wine reception.

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