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Classics Research Seminar

All presentations by Zoom, 17:30 (Dublin time)

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Michaelmas Term 2020-21 (online)

  • Oct 21st
    Katharina Volk (Columbia University)
    ‘Towards a Definition of Sapientia: Philosophy in Cicero’s Pro Marcello.’
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  • Nov 4th
    Sean McGrath / Kathryn Murphy (Trinity College Dublin)
    (Greek/Latin Animals)
    SM: 'My Lover is a Dolphin: Oppian on the Implications of Animal Metamorphosis'
    KM: 'The Art of Manipulation: Staging Sensory Experiences in Roman Animal Displays'


  • Nov 18th
    Alessandro Schiesaro (University of Manchester)
    ‘Intimations of Mortality: Ovid and the End(s) of the World’

  • Dec 2nd
    Rubina Raja (Aarhus University)
    ‘Modelling Death in Palmyra: The Significance of the Roman Period Funerary Portraits’

  • Dec 9th
    Ellen Adams (Kings College London)
    ‘Sensing the Other: Blindness, Deafness and Appreciating Antiquities’

  • Dec 16th
    Emma Buckley (University of St. Andrews)
    'A Heap of Broken Images? The Fragmentary Aesthetic of Valerius Flaccus' Argonautica'