6th Annual Graduate Colloquium in Classics

Imitation and Innovation:

Mimesis in the Ancient World

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April 5, 2008

Coordinators

Steve Maiullo
Katarzyna Jazdzewska

Opening Speaker

Richard Fletcher (The Ohio State University)

Keynote Speaker

Tim Whitmarsh (Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford)

Graduate Student Participants:

James Brusuelas (University of California Irvine)

Edward Dandrow (University of Chicago)

John Oksanish (Yale University)

Anna Peterson (The Ohio State University)

Seth Phipps (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)

Emily Pillinger (Princeton University)

 

Schedule of Events

9:00 – 9:30  
Coffee and Conversation

9:30 – 10:15  
Opening Speaker
“Represent! Facing the Demands of Mimesis”
Professor Richard Fletcher (The Ohio State University)

10:15 – 10:45  
“Mediating Medea:Dramatic Representation and the Politics of Poetic Reference in Cicero’s
Pro Caelio
Edward Dandrow (University of Chicago)

10:45 – 11:00  Coffee Break

11:00 – 11:30  
“A Rhetoric for the Principate: Vitruvius’ Architectura Scripta”

John Oksanish (Yale University)

11:30 – 12:00
Carmenque timent audire secundum (Lucan B.C. 6.528): The Intra-textual Tradition of Poetic Witchcraft“
Emily Pillinger (Princeton University)

12:00 – 1:30
Lunch

1:30 – 2:00
"Paradigm, Mimesis and Generic Innovation in the Late Classical and Hellenistic Greek Epigram”

Seth Phipps (Magdalen College, University of Oxford)

2:00 – 2:30
“Between Comedy and Metacomedy: Lucian, Aristophanes, and
The Dream
James Brusuelas (University of California Irvine)

2:30 – 3:00                          
“Everybody Must Get Stoned: Parrhesiades as Dikaiopolis in Lucian’s Fisherman”

Anna Peterson (The Ohio State University)

3:00 – 3:30                          
Coffee Break

3:30 – 5:00       
Keynote Address
“Mimesis, Hellenism, and the other”
Professor Tim Whitmarsh (Corpus Christi College,University of Oxford)

5:00 – 6:00              
Reception

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