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Conference Programme

Provisional Programme (please visit back later for potential changes)

Friday, 25 April

10.45-11.30: Registration (Tea/Coffee)

The Graduate Space (in front of the Renaissance Centre, Humanities Building 4th Floor Extension)

11.30: Opening

Ramphal Building, R1.15

11.45-12.45: Panel 1 - Dr. David A. Lines (Italian/Centre for the Study of the Renaissance)

Ramphal Building, R1.15

Caroline Spearing (King’s College, London) Latin in Books 1–2 of Abraham Cowley’s Libri Plantarum Sex (1663)

William Barton (King’s College, London), Latin and the Vernacular in Early Modern Verona: Two Accounts of Trips to Monte Baldo

13-14: Lunch

The Graduate Space (in front of the Renaissance Centre, Humanities Building 4th Floor Extension)

14-15.00: Panel 2 - Chair: Dr. Paul Botley (English/Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, Warwick)

Humanities Building, H5.45

Prof. Giuliana Di Biase (Università G. d'Annunzio Chieti-Pescara Italy), Cicero’s Latin in Locke’s works. A case of misusing

Andrzej Probulski (Jagiellonian University, Cracow), A Council Divided: prudentia and anceps consilium in S. H. Lubomirski’s De vanitate consiliorum

15.00-15.30: Tea/Coffee

The Graduate Space (in front of the Renaissance Centre, Humanities Building 4th Floor Extension)

15.30-17: Panel 3 - Chair: Dr. Máté Vince

Humanities Building, H5.45

Prof. Hugh Roberts (University of Exeter) and Dr. Annette Tomarken (Miami University of Ohio), Despauterius, Bruscambille, and the Comedy of Latin Grammar

Dr. Paul White (University of Manchester), Teaching Latin in the Grammar Class on the cusp of the French Renaissance

Francesco Lucioli (University of Cambridge), The Advice of a Master: A Reading of Prospero Acrimato’s Pareneticum Carmen In Catonis Praecepta De Moribus

17-17.30 Tea/Coffee

17.30-18.30: Key-note Lecture:

Humanities Building, H5.45

Dr. Andrew Taylor (Churchill College, University of Cambridge)

Chair: Dr. Ingrid de Smet (Centre for the Study of the Renaissance, Warwick)


19: Conference Dinner (Xanana's)

Saturday, 26 April

The whole day takes place in Social Sciences, S0.10


10.00-11.30: Panel 4 - Chair: Dr. Teresa Grant (English Department, Warwick)

David Andrew Porter (University of Cambridge), The Prosody and Style of neo-Latin Satire in the 16th century

Sofia Guthrie (University of Warwick), A Protestant Palinurus: Virgilian sacrifice in Antoine Garissoles’ Adolphid

Rocco Di Dio (University of Warwick), Reading, Excerpting and Reusing Latin and Classical Texts: Marsilio Ficino and His Notebooks

11.30-12.00: Tea/Coffee

12.00-13.30: Panel 5 - Chair: Maya Feile Tomes (Classics, Cambridge)

Dr. John T. Gilmore (University of Warwick), Approaches to modern Latin poetry: Translating the Abbé Massieu’s Caffaeum, Carmen

Desiree Arbo (University of Warwick), Latin Epic and Platonism in the Jesuit Province of Paraguay

Prof. Andrew Laird (University of Warwick), Latin and education of the native nobility in post-conquest Mexico

13.30-14.30: Lunch

14.30-16: Panel 6 - Chair: Dr. Anthony Ossa-Richardson

Giacomo Comiati (University of Warwick), Presence and use of Horatian Carmina in Sixteenth-century Venice

Linda Grant (Birkbeck College), Imitatio, intertextuality and reception: re-writing classical Latin love elegy in sixteenth-century England

Aaron Shapiro (Boston University), Neo-Latin Imitation As Emendation: William Gager’s Supplements to Seneca’s Hippolytus


16: Closing remarks