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Man, Machine, Animal and Monster: the Post-human in Ancient Greek Literature?

Tagung
  • Wann 27.10.2016 09:00 bis 28.10.2016 14:00 (Europe/Berlin / UTC200)
  • Wo Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, Institut für Klassische Philologie/Hauptgebäude, Raum 2249a
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Institut für Klassische Philologie der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

 

Programm

Thusday, 27 October

9.00 Registration

 

9.20 – 9.30

Francesca Spiegel and Giulia Maria Chesi:

Welcome speech / opening address

 

“Theory” panel

Chair: Marco Formisano (Ghent University)

 

9.30 – 9.50

Luciano Nuzzo (Università del Salento / Rio de Janeiro University):

The challenge of Foucault and the rise of the monstrous

 

9.55 – 10.15

Virginia Burrus (Syracuse University):

Hagiography without humans

 

10.15 – 10.45

Discussion

 

10.45 – 11.00

Break

 

“Lyric and Epic” Panel

Chair: Lucia Prauscello (University of Cambridge);
Alexander Kirichenko (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin)

 

11.00 – 11.20

Marianne Hopman (Northwestern University):

Monstrous refractions in Homer

 

11.25 – 11.45

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia):

Typhoeus: Cosmic retrogression

 

11.45 – 11.55

Break

 

11.55 – 12.15

Thomas Poiss (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin):

Transcending boundaries. Anthropology and poetics in Pindar’s P. 12

 

12.20 – 12.40

Aaron Kachuck (University of Cambridge):

Virgil’s Equus Graecus and the Monstrosity of a Literature in Latin

 

12.40 – 13.30

Discussion

 

13.30 – 14.30

Lunch

 

“Historiography” Panel

Chair: Markus Asper (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin)

 

14.30 – 14.50

Dunstan Lowe (University of Kent):

The tyranny of the body: Ancient autocracy versus the human form

 

14.55 – 15.15

Roland Baumgarten (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin):

The sovereign as beast. Images of ancient tyranny

 

15.15 – 15.30

Break

 

15.30 – 15.50

Werner Tietz (LMU München):

Monstrosity in Thucydides: From Anecdote to mass phenomenon

 

15.55 – 16.15

Martin Devecka (University of California Santa Cruz):

Organism, mechanism, magic: Some early Greek histories of technology

 

16.15 – 17.00

Discussion

 

19.30

Conference dinner

 

 

Friday, 28 October

 

“Greek Drama” Panel

Chair: Renaud Gagne’ (University of Cambridge);
Susanne Goedde (Freie Universität Berlin)

 

9.30 – 9.50

Chiara Thumiger (Humboldt Universität zu Berlin):

Animality and illness in Sophocles’ Philoctetes

 

9.55 – 10.15

Giovanni Ceschi (Liceo Classico Giovanni Prati di Trento):

Διαβόρος νόσος: humans and demonic disease in Greek tragedy

 

10.20 – 10.40

Nancy Worman (Barnard College, Columbia University):

Tragic “nudity”, necrophilia and the edges of the human in Euripides

 

10.40 – 11.00

Break

 

11.00 – 11.20

Robin Mitchell-Boyask (Temple University):

Cyclopean Ajax

 

11.25 – 11.45

Manuela Giordano (Università della Calabria):

Flocks and monsters from Homer to Aeschylus

 

11.50 – 12.10

Antonietta Provenza (Università di Palermo):

Human transformations: Pursued by the harassing divine whip or Io the heifer-maiden

 

12.10  –  13.00

Discussion

 

Simon Goldhill (University of Cambridge):

Closing speech

 

Konzeption und Organisation

Giulia Maria Chesi und Francesca Spiegel

 

Referent_innen

Virginia Burrus (Syracuse University)

Marianne Hopman (Northwestern University)

Jenny Strauss Clay (University of Virginia)

Dunstan Lowe (Kent University)

Nancy Worman (Barnard College)

Robin Mitchell-Boyask (Temple University)

 



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