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Greek Literary Criticism and Latin Texts: Connections and Interactions - 07-08/12/2017, Leiden (Netherlands)


This conference will explore all possible kinds of connections and interactions between Greek literary criticism (Greek scholia, Philodemus, Dionysius, Longinus, Hermogenes, but also relevant works of Plutarch, Dio, Lucian, Aelius Aristides, etc.) and Latin literary theory and practice in poetry and prose. The conference aims to identify parallels, echoes, allusions, dialogues, and intertextual relationships.


FECHA/ DATE/DATA: 07-08/12/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Gravensteen Building, Leiden University (Leiden, Netherlands)




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Tasa de inscripción / registration fee / tassa di registrazione: 15€ al día / 15€ a day / 15€ per giorno




Thursday 7 December
Venue: Gravensteen 1.11, Pieterskerkhof 6

9.00-9.30 Coffee and Registration

9.30-10.15 Casper de Jonge (Leiden University): Greek Literary Criticism and Latin Texts: Introduction
10.15-11.00 Adam Gitner (Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften): How Not to Talk Like a Greek Critic: The Case of Horace's Ars

11.30-12.15 Alex Purves (UCLA): Body and Form in Horace and Greek Literary Criticism
12.15-13.00 Nancy Worman (Columbia University): Tragedy Fat and Thin

14.00-14.45 Malcolm Heath (University of Leeds): Cicero from Caecilius to Longinus
14.45-15.30 Caroline Bishop (Texas Tech University): Densior ille, hic copiosior: Bilingualism in the Demosthenes-Cicero Syncrises

Keynote Lecture. Venue: Vossius Conference Room Leiden University Library, Witte Singel 27

16.00-17.00 Stephen Halliwell (University of St. Andrews): Longinus and Quintilian: Greco-Roman Perspectives on the Nature of Criticism
17.00-19.00 Drinks at the Faculty Club (Rapenburg 73)

Friday 8 December
Venue: Gravensteen 1.11, Pieterskerkhof 6

8.45-9.15 Coffee and Registration

9.15-10.00 Joseph Farrell (University of Pennsylvania): Apollonian Scholarship in Vergil and his Ancient Critics
10.00-10.45 Damien Nelis (Université de Genève): Parthenius the Go-Between

11.15-12.00 Verena Schulz (LMU München): The Voice of the Orator in Rhetorical Treatises: Greek vs. Latin Approaches                        
12.00-12.45 Christoph Leidl (Universität Heidelberg): The Language of Criticism: Imagery in Cicero's and Dionysius’ Literary Criticism

13.45-14.30 Steven Ooms (Leiden University): The Art of Composition in Rome: Cicero and Dionysius on Artistic Word Arrangement
14.30-15.15 Marianne Schippers (Leiden University): Dionysius and Quintilian on Imitation and Emulation

15.45-16.30 Judith Mossman (Coventry University): Code-Switching in Plutarch
16.30-17.15 Lawrence Kim (Trinity University, San Antonio): Classicism in Greek and Latin Literary Critics of the Trajanic Era

17.15-17.30 Closing Remarks
17.30-19.00 Drinks at Café De Keyzer (Kaiserstraat 2-4)




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