Previous Events

Seminars and Lectures

  • ‘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), 30 September 2016
  • ‘The Poetics of Redundancy in Vergil’s Aeneid’, Andrea Rotstein (Tel Aviv): 6 October, 2017.
  • ‘Reviving Lucan: Marlowe, Tamburlaine, and “Lucan’s First Booke”’; Emma Buckley (St Andrews), 7 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), 24 November 2016
  • ‘The Comedy of Realism: a short history of an idea’, Giuseppe Pezzini (St Andrews): 3 November, 2017.
  • ‘Cicero on the image and knowledge of the gods: questions on vocabulary’, Claudia Beltrao (Rio de Janeiro): 10 November, 2017.
  • ‘Agamemnon in Rome: reading Aeschylus in an ideological climate’, Stefano Rebeggiani (Southern California): 24 November, 2017.
  • ‘Italy Imagined and Invented: Histories from Lycophron to the Elder Cato’, David Potter (Michigan),11 October 2019.
  • ‘Strategies of Syncretism in Varro’, Nathan Gilbert (Durham), 15 November 2019.
  • ‘Writing Back to Seneca From the Renaissance’, Syrithe Pugh (Aberdeen), 22 November 2019.
  • ‘Pausanias as Nature Writer’, Christopher Schliephake (University of Augsburg), 25 September 2020.
  • ‘Once More unto the Breach: Germanicus on Tour in Tacitus Annals 2’, Siobhan Chomse (Royal Holloway), 30 September 2020.
  • ‘Camilla/Chloreus: Gender Fluidity and Intersexuality in Aeneid 11’, Tom Biggs (St Andrews), 27 October 2021.
  • ‘Naked Catullus: sex and sexuality in illustrated receptions’ (Maxine Lewis in collaboration with Christina Robertson, Aukland), 17 November 2021.
  • “Epic vulnerability: Anchises in the #Aeneid.” Prof James Uden (Boston), 21 January 2022.
  • ‘Thought and action in Lucretius: external and internal causality’, Anthony Long (Berkeley), Friday, 18 March 2023.