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Fleshing Out Words: Poetry on Objects, from Classical Epigrams to Modern 'Light Poems' - 09/


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FECHA/DATE/DATA: 09/03/2019

LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: University of Warwick (Warwick, England)

ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: Paloma Perez Galvan ; Alessandra Tafaro

INFO: web - fleshingoutwords.warwick@gmail.com

INSCRIPCIÓN/REGISTRATION/REGISTRAZIONE: Aquí/here/qui Deadline: 22/02/2019

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Provisional Programme


9th March 2019, Wolfson Research Exchange (Library Road; Floor 3 of the Library Extension), University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL


09.45-10.15 Registration and Coffee/Tea


10.15-10.30 Welcome and Introduction


10.30-11.15 Keynote lecture by Professor Richard Hunter (University of Cambridge) ‘Flesh into Stone: the Inscribed Voices of Antiquity’


11.15-11.30 Coffee/Tea break


11.30-13.00 Session 1: Believe the Impossible. Objects, Epigrams and Stony Voices. Chair: Professor Alison Cooley


Hans Bork (Stanford University), ‘Performative Epigraphy in Latin Comedy’


Michael Tueller (Arizona State University), ‘Stranger Things: Epigram for Unbelievable Objects’


Flavia Licciardello (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin), ‘Speaking Statues in the Hellenistic Age: The Interplay of Words and Images in Inscribed Dedications’


13.00-14.00 Lunch


14.00-15.30 Session 2: Convivial Epigrammatic Consumptions and Ekphrastic Experiments. Chair: Dr. Elena Giusti


Nick Brown (University of Warwick), ‘Archaic Epigram’s Gift and Curse: Nestor’s Cup and its Context’


Ugo Mondini (Università degli Studi di Milano), ‘Text, Visuality, and Materiality in John Mauropous’ Epigrams’


Robert Rohland (University of Cambridge), ‘Reading Epigrams and Objects: Cups, Gems and the Pleasure of the Text (100 BCE-100 CE)’


15.30-15.50 Coffee/Tea break


15.50- 17.20 Session 3: The Afterlife of the Epigram in the 21st -Century. Re-interpreting the Material Poetics. Chair: TBC


Rowena Fowler (independent scholar), ‘Poem as Inscription: from Ezra Pound to Ian Hamilton Finlay’


Will May (University of Southampton), ‘The Value of Whimsy, or How Much Is It Worth?’


Leo Bazzurro (University of Warwick) ‘Opening Juan Luis Martinez’s Poetic Box’


17.20-17.30 10-minute comfort break


17.30-18.15 Roundtable


18.15-18.30 Closing remarks


18.30-19.15 Wine Reception

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