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Latin Enlightenment: Knowledge, Identities, and Innovation - 20/04/2017, Oxford (England)

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 20/04/2017

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Lecture Theatre, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford (Oxford, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Laurence Brockliss; Stephen Harrison; Floris Verhaart



fecha límite / deadline / scadenza: 05/04/2017 or

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9.30: Registration

9.45-10.00: Floris Verhaart: Welcome and Introduction

10.00-11.30: Scholarship

Chair: Laurence Brockliss (Magdalen College, Oxford)

Jan Papy (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven): “Lecture Notes in Louvain”

Malika Bastin (Université Grenoble-Alpes): “The uses of Latin in Madame Dacier’s scholarship: a story ofemancipation?”

Matthew Fox (Glasgow): “Latin Critical Theory in the Eighteenth Century and its Place in the Genealogies of the Disciplines”

11.30-12.00: Coffee and Tea

12.00- 13.30: Authority and subversiveness

Chair: Floris Verhaart (Queen’s University Belfast)

Yasmin Haskell (Bristol): “Latin Writing by Jesuits during the Suppression Period”

Katherine East (Newcastle): “Locating Latin in the Heterodox Exchanges of Enlightenment England”

Daniel Wendt (Universität Bonn): “Ab omni verborum obscoenitate purgata. Latin obscenities, audiences, andhumanism in 18th century France.”

13.30-14.30: Lunch

14.30-16.00: Ideas, Identitities, and Self-Presentation in Latin Poetry, Drama, and Prose Fiction.

Chair: Stephen Harrison (Corpus Christi College, Oxford)

Stefan Tilg (Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg): “Latin national sentiment in eighteenth-century drama,poetry, and prose fiction”

Simon Wirthensohn (Universität Innsbruck): “Enlightened Tendencies in Eighteenth-Century School Theatre”

Sara Hale (KCL): “Horation Odes: Latin Verse Exchange and Medicine in the Eighteenth Century”

16.00-16.30: Coffee and Tea

16.30-17.30: Global Latin: non-European Cultures.

Chair: Sheldon Brammall (Corpus Christi College, Oxford)

John Gilmore (University of Warwick): “William Jones, Translation into Latin, and non-European Poetry”

Andrew Laird (Brown University): “The Creole Latin Legacy from Radical to High Enlightenment"

17.30-18.00: Discussion and concluding remarks

18.00-19.00: Wine reception

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