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Is it possible to teach Roman oratory without resorting to Cicero? This colloquium, part of the European Research Council-funded project ‘The Fragments of the Republican Roman Orators’, based at the University of Glasgow, seeks to explore this question.
The purpose of the day is to consider whether it is possible to teach Roman oratory with reference to orators other than Cicero, particularly for the period prior to 27 B.C., and if so, what kinds of materials and approaches are required. The colloquium will consider the needs of both undergraduate and post-graduate students.
Keynote speakers are Luke Pitcher, Lynn Fotheringham, and Federico Santangelo.
FECHA LÍMITE/DEADLINE/SCADENZA: 07/10/2016
FECHA CONGRESO/CONGRESS DATE/DATA CONGRESSO: 09/11/2016
LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: University of Glasgow, Glasgow (Scotland)
ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Professor Catherine Steel ; Dr Richard Marshall
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There are still a limited number of opportunities available for additional speakers.Proposals (300 words max.) for 25 minute papers on this topic should be submitted to Professor Catherine Steel (email@example.com) or Dr Richard Marshall (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 7th October 2016. Programme decisions will be made by mid-October. We are happy to accept submissions from Graduate Teaching Assistants with relevant experience.