Friday, April 03, 2009

Classical Rome in the Renaissance Imagination

The London Renaissance Seminar

Organiser: Linda Grant

Saturday, May 16th 2009

Birkbeck, Room 403, Malet Street

1.30 Registration

1.50 Introduction (Linda Grant)

Panel One

Chair: Professor Catharine Edwards, Professor of Classics and Ancient History, Birkbeck

2.00 The reception of fama in Sannazaro's De Partu Virginis, Vida's Christiad, and Milton's In Quintum Novembris

Professor Philip Hardie

Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College and Honorary Professor of Latin

University of Cambridge

2.30 The Politics of Roman History in Late Elizabethan England: Henry Savile's Tacitus

Dr Paulina Kewes

Fellow and Tutor in English Literature,

Jesus College

University of Oxford

3.15 tea/coffee

3.30 Panel Two

Chair: Professor Tom Healy

3.30 (Paper title to be confirmed)

Dr Dorigen Caldwell

Lecturer in Italian Renaissance Art


4.00 'Roman ruins: Spenser, Shakespeare, and Du Bellay

Dr Bart van Es

Fellow and Lecturer

St Catherine's College

University of Oxford

5.15 wine


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