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Work-in-Progress Seminars

Nobelparken 1481-568 and/or online. 
Mondays 15:00-16:30.

 

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

 

Spring Semester 2021    

January

18/01: ‘Féach id dhiaidh, cuimhnigh gurab duine thú : Memento mori, preaching, and classical learning in Early Modern Ireland’ (Gregory Darwin, Aarhus University)

25/01: ‘The Manslaying Women of Lemnos, from Euripides to Middle Irish’ (Michael Clarke, National University of Ireland, Galway) 

February 

01/02: ‘Interpreting The Interpreters; Æ, Stephen MacKenna, and Plotinian politics’ (Caleb de Jong, Aarhus University)

08/02: ‘Linguistic and Cultural Contact between Pre-Patrician Ireland and the Roman World’ (Maxim Fomin, Ulster University)

15/02: No Seminar

22/02: ‘Creative misinterpretations of Origen and Plato and the theme of animal reembodiment in early Irish literature’ (Daniel Watson, Aarhus University)

March

01/03: ‘Aristotelian and Ciceronian theory of politics and Geoffrey Keating: challenging the discourse of English domination in Ireland’ (Feliks Levin, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Saint Petersburg)

08/03: ‘Modern crises, ancient references: The uses of the Roman Empire in the Irish press in the 1840s and 1850s’ (Jeppe Høffner, Aarhus University)

15/03: ‘Epic Similes in In Cath Catharda: their Adaptation and Development in Twelfth-Century Ireland’ (Maio Nagashima, University of Tokyo)

22/03: ‘Thebes and Ireland’s National Consciousness’ (Isabelle Torrance, Aarhus University)

29/03: Title TBC (Marie-Luise Theuerkauf, Cambridge University)

April

05/04: No Seminar

12/04: ‘Classical learning in Irish-language song tradition’ (Gregory Darwin, Aarhus University)

19/04: ‘Comparing comparisons: A literature review of the understanding of British and ancient Roman imperialism in the 19th century’ (Jeppe Høffner, Aarhus University)

26/04: ‘Statecraft as Soulcraft: The Nation as Mirror of Man according to Æ’ (Caleb de Jong, Aarhus University)

May

 

03/05: 'Translating laments and scenes of mourning in the Middle Irish Thebaid' (Mariamne Briggs and Kate Mathis)

10/05: ‘The evidence for the influence of Ovid's Metamorphoses XV on Suidiugud Tellaig Temra’ (Daniel Watson, Aarhus University)

17/05: 'Antiquarius, Prímchríchaire, Antiquarian, Scholar: Terminology to describe Antiquarians in Ireland from the Middle Ages to the Nineteenth-Century’ (Ciaran McDonough, University College Dublin)