The Victorians and Classical Form

21 May 2015

S1, CRASSH, Alison Richard Building, 7 West Road, CB3 9DT

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Speakers:

  • Stefano Evangelista, Oxford
  • Edith Hall, King's College London
  • Liz Prettejohn, York 
  • Ruth Abbott, Cambridge
  • Yopie Prins, Michigan

Respondents

  • Nick Lowe, London
  • Edmund Richardson, Durham
  • Carrie Vout, Cambridge
  • Jenny Wallace, Cambridge
  • Kirstie Blair, Stirling

Administrative assistance: bible@crassh.cam.ac.uk 

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​This event is supported by funding from the European Research Council under the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013)/ ERC grant agreement no 295463

21 May 2015

09.30 - 10.00

Registration

10.00 - 11.15

'Material Returns: Classical Relics and Decadent Form' - Stefano Evangelista (Oxford)

Respondent: Nick Lowe (London)

11.15 - 11.45

Break

11.45 - 1.00

'Autobiography from Xenophon's Anabasis to the Victorian Working-Class memoir' - Edith Hall (London)

Respondent: Edmund Richardson

1.00 - 1.45

Lunch

1.45 - 3.00

'Classical Form in Visual Art: Before Formalism' - Liz Prettejohn (York)

Respondent: Carrie Vout (Cambridge)

3.00 - 3.30

Break

3.30 - 4.45

'George Eliot's Classical Forms' - Ruth Abbott (Cambridge)

Respondent: Jenny Wallace (Cambridge)

4.45 - 5.15

Break

5.15 - 6.30

'Reversing Classical Meters' - Yopie Prins (Michigan)

Respondent: Kirstie Blair (Stirling)

6.30

Reception