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Work-in-Progress Seminars


Nobelparken 1481-568 and/or online.
Mondays 14:00-15:30 CET (unless otherwise noted)

For links to remote attendance, or to be added to the mailing list, please email itorrance@cc.au.dk


07/02: ‘Platonism in Iris Murdoch’s “Irish” Novels’ (Peter Graarup Westergaard, Independent Scholar)

14/02: ‘Hvor skrev De »Ulysses«?: Joyce’s Bibliomigrancy’ (Ronan Crowley, Aarhus University)

21/02: [13:00] ‘Virgil and Virgil scholia in ninth-century Irish glosses on Priscian’ (Pádraic Moran, National University of Ireland, Galway)

28/02: ‘‘Hibernicising’ Irish Architecture and Sculpture, c.1780-1815’ (Ciarán Rua O’Neill, Aarhus University)


07/03: ‘“Change not the Barbarous Names of Invocation” : On the Relation between Irishness and Platonism in Æ’ (Caleb de Jong, Aarhus University)

14/03: ‘What does it mean to speak about Platonism in Early Medieval Ireland?’ (Daniel Watson, Aarhus University)

21/03: ’’’Our colonization is most wonderful’’: History, modernity and empire in the Irish press between the Crimean War and the Scramble for Africa’ (Jeppe Høffner, Aarhus University)

28/03: ‘The Man Who Would Be Bloom’ (Ronan Crowley, Aarhus University)


04/04: ‘Irish Identity and Classicising Painting, c.1780-1880’ (Ciarán Rua O’Neill, Aarhus University)

11/04: No Seminar

18/04: Easter Monday

25/04: No Seminar

Other CLIC events:

  • 26/04: ‘Classical Culture and Irish Identities: Diachronic and Polyphonic Perspectives’ University College Dublin, College of Arts and Humanities Annual Lecture (Isabelle Torrance, Aarhus University)
  • 28-30/04: Irish Platonisms Conference, Dublin Institute of Advanced Studies


02/05: No Seminar

09/05: ‘Classical subjects in schools: an update from Ireland’ Arlene Holmes-Henderson (University of Oxford), Louise Maguire (Blackrock College), Bridget Martin (University College Dublin) Aryn Penn (Classical Association of Ireland Teachers) 

16/05: Classics and Celtic Literary Modernism (CUP, 2022): In Conversation with the author Gregory Baker (Catholic University of America)

23/05: “SOPHIST WALLOPS HAUGHTY HELEN SQUARE ON PROBOSCIS’: Antisthenes in Joyce’s Ulysses’ (Julieta Abella, University of Buenos Aires)