The Line and the Conference

WhenMay 13, 2022 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
WhereChicago, IL
Contact InformationDepartment of Classics
DescriptionTHE LINE AND THE TURN:

Readings of Greek Poetry in honor of Seth Schein

Chicago, May 13-14, 2022

SCHEDULE

FRIDAY

SWIFT HALL, COMMON ROOM, 1ST FLOOR

1-1:15: Introductory remarks (Sarah Nooter and Alex Purves)

1:15-3:30: Panel 1: Epic lineage, chaired by Seth Estrin

Sheila Murnaghan, “Returning to Troy: From Homer to Sophocles and Back”

Melissa Mueller, “Of horses and men: divine-human entanglements in Sappho and Homer”

Pascale Brillet-Dubois, “The mortal heroine: tragic metamorphosis of a Homeric line”

3:30-3:45: coffee break

3:45-5:15: Panel 2: Lyric twists, chaired by Jonah Radding

Nancy Felson, “His line, her turn: stopping at the garden gate in Archilochus’ Erotic Fragment”

Richard Hunter, “Beyond busy: Pindar, Plato and the philosophical turn”

5:30-6:00: Seth Schein, “Turning toward Greek meter,” chaired by Laura McClure

6-7:00: reception

7:30: dinner for speakers and chairs

SATURDAY
CLASSICS 110, 1ST FLOOR
9:00-9:30: breakfast
9:30-11:45: Panel 3: Limning the Iliad, chaired by Emily Austin
Alex Purves, “Lines of Time in Iliad 1”
Sarah Nooter, “Lives that bend, lines that break: revisiting Simoeisius on the banks”
Mario Telò, “The Line and the Hyphen: Re-reading The Battle of the Frogs and Mice”
11:45-1: lunch
1-2:30: Panel 4: Tragic breaks, chaired by Sarah Olsen
Nancy Worman, “Posthuman Turns in the Agamemnon”
Karen Bassi, “Lives Long and Short”
2:30-2:45: coffee break
2:45-4:15: Panel 5: The material turn, chaired by Marianne Hopman
Lauri Reitzammer, “Sight Lines and Theôria in Aristophanes”
Anna Uhlig, “Lines in the Sand: Poetry and Papyrology”
6pm: dinner for all registered attendees at Sarah and Cliff’s house
CategoriesConferences/Lectures, Conferences
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