In addition to its annual public lecture series and conferences, the APGRD runs a regular seminar series during Michaelmas term, as well as exhibitions, performances and workshops, connected with all aspects of performance and classical reception.
See the Michaelmas Term events and how to register below:
Classics Faculty Reception Seminar Series: Classical Literature and the Mind of Europe
Mondays,11:30am - 1pm BST
To register, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Convenors: Fiona Macintosh (Oxford) and David Ricks (KCL/APGRD Advisory Board Member)
Week 1 (12 October): Orientation from Fiona Macintosh; Boris Maslov (Oslo), ‘Ovidian Exiles and Juvenal’s Lash: Aesthetic Republicanism in Shostakovich’s Fourteenth Symphony’. Respondent: Philip Bullock (Oxford)
Week 2 (19 October): Charlie Louth (Oxford), ‘'Hölderlin’s European Mind'. Respondent: Joshua Billings (Princeton)
Week 3 (26 October): Michael Paschalis (Crete), ‘Latin and the modern Greeks’. Respondent: Constanze Güthenke (Oxford)
Week 4 (2 November): Constanze Güthenke (Oxford), 'Gildersleeve and the relationship with Germany, the USA, and modern Greece'. Respondent: Emily Greenwood (Yale)
Week 5 (9 November): Rosa Mucignat (KCL), 'Leopardi and the idea of Europe'. Respondent: Emanuela Tandello (Oxford)
Week 6 (16 November): Péter Hajdu (Hungarian Academy of Sciences), 'Hungarian translations of Latin prose, especially Tacitus'. Respondent: Stephen Harrison (Oxford)
Week 7 (23 November): Victoria Moul (UCL), ‘Neo-Latin and Protestant Europe’. Respondent: Colin Burrow (Oxford)
Week 8 (30 November): David Ricks (KCL) ‘Christendom and anti-Hellenism: Walter Shewring’s sallies’. Respondent: Justine McConnell (KCL)
26 Oct. 2020, 2:00pm: Tom Morris (Artistic Director, Old Vic) in conversation with Helen Eastman (Theatre Director and APGRD Advisory Board Member).
Link to join: http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/events/2020/10/26/apgrd-public-lecture
23 Nov. 2020, 2:00pm: A People's History of Classics: Edith Hall (KCL) and Henry Stead (St Andrews) in conversation about their new book.
Link to join: http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/events/2020/11/23/apgrd-public-lecture
11 Dec. 2020 11:00am: Translating Ancient Greek Drama in Europe 1600-1750
Link for info: http://www.apgrd.ox.ac.uk/events/2020/12/11-translating-ancient-greek-drama-in-europe-1600-1750