Forthcoming Events

Seminars and Lectures

  • 11 October 2019: David Potter (Michigan) ‘Italy Imagined and Invented: Histories from Lycophron to the Elder Cato’
  • 15 November 2019: Nathan Gilbert (Durham) ‘Strategies of Syncretism in Varro’
  • 22 November 2019: Syrithe Pugh (Aberdeen) ‘Writing Back to Seneca From the Renaissance’
  • Annual Lecture for the Centre of the Literatures of the Roman Empire
    Friday 17thApril 2020 at 4pm: Alessandro Barchiesi, Professor of Latin at New York (title TBC)

Previous Events

Seminars and Lecturers

  • ‘Horace’s Hymn to Bacchus (Odes 2.19): poetics and politics’, Annual Lecture for the Centre for the Literatures of the Roman Empire; Stephen Harrison (Oxford), 30th September 2016
  • ‘The Poetics of Redundancy in Vergil’s Aeneid’, Andrea Rotstein (Tel Aviv): 6th October, 2017.
  • ‘Reviving Lucan: Marlowe, Tamburlaine, and “Lucan’s First Booke”’; Emma Buckley (St Andrews), 7th October 2016.
  • ‘Calling Rome Without Names” Octavia’; Tom Geue (St Andrews), 14th October 2016, 4.05pm, School II, St Salvator’s Quad, St Andrews‘Literary and Cultural Interactions in the Roman Empire: some reflections on cross-cultural cross-pollination’; Alice König (St Andrews), 24th November 2016
  • ‘The Comedy of Realism: a short history of an idea’, Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews): 3rd November, 2017.
  • ‘Cicero on the image and knowledge of the gods: questions on vocabulary’, Claudia Beltrao (Rio de Janeiro): 10th November, 2017.
  • ‘Agamemnon in Rome: reading Aeschylus in an ideological climate’, Stefano Rebeggiani (Southern California): 24th November, 2017.
  • Annual Lecture for the Centre of the Literatures of the Roman Empire: ‘Roman Apocalypses and the future of Empire’, Alessandro Schiesaro (Manchester): 6th March 2019