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11th Trends in Classics on Roman Intratextuality
25.05.2017 - 27.05.2017 
Université Aristote de Thessalonique - Thessalonique
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11th Trends in Classics

Intratextuality and Roman Literature



11th Trends in Classics on Roman Intratextuality

The Department of Classics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki & The Corpus Christi College Centre for the Study of Greek and Roman Antiquity, University of Oxford announce the 11th Trends in Classics Conference on “Intratextuality and Roman Literature” to be held in Thessaloniki from May 25 to 27, 2017.

The keynote speaker is: Alison Sharrock (University of Manchester).

Recent years have witnessed an increased interest of classical studies in the ways meaning is generated through the medium of intertextuality, namely how different texts of the same or different authors communicate and interact with each other. Attention (although on a lesser scale) has also been paid to the manner in which meaning is produced through interfaces between various parts of the same text within the overall production of a single author, namely intratexts. Taking a leaf out of the seminal volume on Intratextuality: Greek and Roman Textual Relations, edited by Alison Sharrock and Helen Morales(Oxford 2000), which largely sets the theoretical framework for internal associations within Classical texts, the conference will address issues of intratextuality in Latin poetry and prose. Of interest will also be the ways in which the poetics of intratextuality are received by later authors within the same genre or not, i.e. a combination of intertextual and intratextual poetics.


Thursday, May 25

16.00-16.30: Registration
16.30-17.00: Welcome Speeches
Theodore Papanghelis, Organizing Committee
Franco Montanari and Antonios Rengakos, General Editors, Trends in Classics
Manos Dimitrakopoulos, Welfare Foundation for Social and Cultural Affairs (KIKPE)
17.00-17.30: Opening Speech
Alison Sharrock (University of Manchester), “How do we Read a (W)hole?: Dubious Thoughts about the Cognitive Turn”.
17.30-19.30: Lyric Poetry and Epigram
Gail Trimble (University of Oxford), “Echoes and Reflections in Catullus' Long Poems”.
Laurel Fulkerson (Florida State University), “Credula Spes: Tibullan Hope and the Future of Elegy”.
Jacqueline Fabre-Serris (Université Lille 3), “Intratextuality and Intertextuality in the Corpus Tibullanium (8-18)”.
Christer Henriksén (Uppsala University), “Inside Epigram. Intratextuality in Martial's Epigrammaton libri”.
19.30-21.30: Reception

Friday, May 26

10.00-11.30: Vergil, Aeneid: Prehistory and Closure
Martin Korenjak (Universität Innsbruck), “Contradictions and Doppelgängers: The Prehistory of Virgil's Two Voices”.
Alison Keith (University of Toronto), “Pascite boves, submittite tauros: Oxen and
Cattle in the Vergilian Corpus”.
Christine Perkell (Emory University), “Intratextual Resonances in Aeneid 12”.
11.30-12.00: Coffee Break
12.00-14.00: Horace: Intratextual Poetics
Chrysanthe Tsitsiou-Chelidoni (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), “Horace's ‘Persona Problems'. On Continuities and Discontinuities in Poetry and in Classical Scholarship”.
Wolfgang Kofler (Universität Innsbruck), “The Whole and its Parts. Interactions of Writing and Reading Strategies in Horace's Carmina”.
Michèle Lowrie (University of Chicago), “The Tropology of Civil War in Horace, Odes 3.6”.
Stephen Harrison (University of Oxford), “Linking Horace's Lyric Finales: Odes 1.38, 2.20 and 3.30”.
14.00-16.00: Lunch
16.00-18.00: Intratextual Ovid: The Case of Elegy
Tristan Franklinos (University of Oxford), “Ovid, Ex Ponto 4: An Intratextually Cohesive Book”.
Giuseppe La Bua (Sapienza, Università di Roma), “Intratextual Readings in Ovid's Heroides”.
Thea Selliaas Thorsen (NTNU), “Intratextuality in Ovid's Heroides 18-19”.
Stephen Heyworth (University of Oxford), “Some Polyvalent Intratextualities in Ovid's Fasti?”

Saturday, May 27

9.30-10.30: Intratextuality: Augustan Receptions
Andrew Laird (Brown University), “Reflections of Ovid and Virgil in the Structure of the Culex”.
Philip Hardie (University of Cambridge), “Augustan and Late Antique Intratextuality: Virgil's Aeneid and Prudentius' Psychomachia”.
10.30-11.30: Seneca: Prose and Poetry
Christopher Trinacty (Oberlin College), “Intertext to Intratext in Senecan Prose and Poetry”.
Stavros Frangoulidis (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), “Re-appropriating Iphigenia in Seneca's Troades”.
11.30-12.00: Coffee Break
12.00-14.00: Flavian Epic Intratexts
Gianpiero Rosati (Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa), “Transmedia Intertextuality. Flavian Poetry between Text, Image and Reality”.
David Konstan (New York University), “Praise and Flattery in the Latin Epic: A Case of Intratextuality”.
Alessandro Barchiesi (New York University), “The Trojan War will Not Take Place: Fragmentary Intratextuality in Statius' Achilleid”.
Evangelos Karakasis (University of Ioannina/Aristotle University of Thessaloniki), “Silian Intratexts: Constructing Epic Characters in the Punica”.
14.00-16.00: Lunch
16.00-17.00: Roman Prose: Historiography and Encyclopaedic Literature
Therese Fuhrer (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München), “On the Economy of ‘Sending and Receiving Information' in Roman Historiography”.
Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser (Universität Göttingen), “Roman Riddles for Attic Nights: Intratextual Feasting with Aulus Gellius (N.A. 18,2 and 18,13)”.
17.00-17.30: Coffee Break
17.30-18.00: Closing Lecture
Richard Hunter (University of Cambridge), “Fragmentary Thoughts on Unity”.
Closing Remarks
Stephen Harrison
20.00: Conference Dinner

Those wishing to attend the conference, please, follow the link below for the registration form:

The organizers gratefully acknowledge the generous support of the following sponsors: British Council-Greece, The J.F. Costopoulos Foundation; and the Research Committee, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.

Lieu de la manifestation : Thessaloniki, University Campus
Organisation : Theodore Papanghelis, Stephen Harrison, Antonios Rengakos, and Stavros Frangoulidis
Contact : frangoulidis Stavros (frangoulidis[at]


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