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Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Center for Translation Studies, College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Comparative and World Literature Program, Department of the Classics, Department of English, Department of History, European Union Center and and the US Department of Education Title VI, Department of Religion, School of Literatures, Culture & Linguistics, Slavic Languages & Literarture
Location
Lucy Ellis Lounge, 1080 Foreign Languages Building, 707 S. Mathews Ave. Urbana, IL (map) and Music Room, Levis Faculty Center (map)
Date
Apr 12, 2013 - Apr 14, 2013   All Day
Speaker
Keynote: Professor Niall Slater (Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Latin and Greek, Emory University), "“The Greatest Anti-War Poem Imaginable:  Granville Barker's Trojan Women in America”
Originating Calendar
European Union Center Events

The conference “Integrating Approaches to Ancient Drama,” hosted by the Department of the Classics, will take place on April 12-14. This interdisciplinary conference features talks by drama specialists, theater practitioners and graduate students’ research. The conference brings together scholars working in these areas in SLCL and other units on campus as well as classicists from major universities and colleges in the Midwest. The program includes thematic panels on gender, religion, ancient performance, music and the reception of Greek and Roman drama in later theatrical traditions and in film.

The full program is available at http://www.classics.uiuc.edu/news/conferences/.

This event is free and open to the public.

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