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PG Classics Colloquium 2019

Wednesday 22 May 2019, OC1.06

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The Postgraduate Classics Colloquium is an annual event which showcases the work of the PhD community within the department of Classics and Ancient History. It provides the opportunity to engage with the diversity of research which is currently being undertaken at a postgraduate level here at Warwick

Programme (Provisional)

10.15-10.30 Welcome and Opening Remarks

10.30-11.30 Panel 1: Talking Manuscripts: Reassessing Evidence from Antiquity to the Cinquecento

Chair: Kathryn Thompson

Simone Mucci: ‘A Witness of the Text of Galen's Περὶ ἀντιδότων: The Manuscript Laurentianus Plut. 74.05’

Paloma Perez Galvan: ‘The Epigrammata antiquae urbis of 1521 in the Printing Scene of the Cinquecento’

11.30-12.00 Coffee Break

12.00-13.00 Panel 2: Reading the Imperial Self-Representation, from the Aftermath of Domitian to Severus

Chair: Nick Brown

Alessandra Tafaro: ‘Manipulating Streets: The Via Appia and Via Domitiana in the Aftermath of Domitian’

Kieren Johns: ‘What’s in a name? Political authority and imperial titles in reign of Septimius Severus’

13.00-14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.30 Panel 3: Iconology, Monuments and Warfare

Chair: David Swan

Giles Penman: 'The Use of Classicizing Images on the Mass-Produced Items of the Great War'

Carlo Lualdi: ‘Messapian Aristocracy and Italiote Art: The Base from Ugento, a Unique Monument’

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

16.00-17.00 Panel 4: Signs, Metaphors and Omens

Chair: Annie Sharples

Lucy Cockburn: ‘The Gadfly in the Peri Hippikes? The Horse as 'City' in Xenophon's Art of Horsemanship'

Jon Madge: ‘Thunder, Lightning, and Augustus’

17.00-17.15 Closing Remarks

17.30 Wine Reception

18.30 Dinner