OXFORD CENTRE FOR LATE ANTIQUITY
CENTRE FOR GREEK AND ROMAN ANTIQUITY
CORPUS CHRISTI COLLEGE
Towards a Poetics of Late Latin Literature
Monday 25 June 2012
Seminar Room, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
10.00 Roger Rees (University of St Andrews): The Aesthetics of Latin Praise and the Fourth Century Curve
10.50 Coffee/tea break
11.20 Stephen Harrison (University of Oxford): Metapoetics in the Prefaces of Claudian’s De Raptu Proserpinae
Helen Kaufmann (University of Oxford): Intertextuality in Late Latin Poetry
13.00–14.00 Lunch break
14:00 Jesús Hernández Lobato (University of Oxford): The Birth of a ‘Poetics of Silence’ in Late Antique Literature
Karla Pollmann (University of St Andrews): Forms of Authority in Late Antique Poetry
15:40 Coffee/tea break
16:10 Marco Formisano (Humboldt University of Berlin): The Rhetoric of Exemplarity in Late Latin Literature
17.00 General discussion/drinks
There will be a registration charge of £15 (£10 for students) to cover the cost of a sandwich lunch and refreshments through the day.
This colloquium is organized by Jaś Elsner and Jesús Hernández Lobato.
Please register with Jesús Hernández Lobato (firstname.lastname@example.org), and send a cheque payable to ‘Corpus Christi College’ to Jesús Hernández Lobato, c/o Professor Jaś Elsner, Corpus Christi College, Merton Street, Oxford, OX1 4JF.