Classics And Poetry Now, 2nd November 2017, Booking Open

CRSN’s next event will be held at Senate House, London on Thursday 2nd November 2017. It is a Classics And Poetry Now! workshop supported by CRSN, Institute for Classical Studies and Open University, and organised by Henry Stead ( Please contact him with any queries.

For more information about the workshop see the Call for Papers. Attendance is £10 (payable in cash at registration) and spaces are limited, so please book your spot early by emailing Henry. Just send a message with your name, affiliation (if appropriate) and “CAPN2017” in the subject bar and you’ll be on the list.

After the workshop there will be an evening of poems in a nearby pub (The Duke, Doughty Mews, London). Poets Caroline Bird, Amy McCauley and friends will perform their work. This is open to all — a donation of £5 on the door would help towards costs (excluding workshop speakers).

Key texts and information about each paper will be circulated over the coming weeks. Follow CRSN on Twitter to receive updates, and use #CAPN17 to join in the conversation!


PDF available HERE

1030-1100 coffee and welcome

1100-1130 Martina Delucchi, University of Pisa, “Dream is the infinite shadow of Truth” Pascoli’s Alexander: the cosmic vertigo.

1130-1150 Sabrina Mancuso, University of Tübingen, Ajax and shame from Sophocles to Cardarelli. (VIDEO and discussion)

1150-1200 break

1200-1230 Rossana Zetti, University of Edinburgh, Ideological and Creative Practice in Brecht’s Re-telling of Antigone’s first Stasimon.

1230-1300 Jenny Messenger, University of St. Andrews, Replete with Reception: Borges and Plotinus.

1300-1400 lunch

1400-1430 Anna Trostnikova, Royal Holloway, University of London, Attis in 1929: 
Piotrovsky’s translation of Catullus 63 in poetical and political context of early Soviet Russia.

1430-1500 Hanna Paulouskaya, Faculty of “Artes Liberales” of the University of Warsaw, Mayakovsky vs Horace.

1500-1510 break

1510-1540 Holly Ranger, Saviana Stanescu’s encounters with Ovid.

1540-1610 Amy McCauley, Oedipa and the Uses of Tragedy.

1610-1630 break

1630-1730 Round Table Discussion led by Lorna Hardwick, Open University.

1930-2100ish Poems in the Pub: Caroline Bird, Amy McCauley and Special Guests — All welcome for after party in The Duke, Doughty Mews, London.

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