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A discussion about the future of the early modern and adjacent moments at UCL

We are seeking to consult and start conversations as widely as possible with colleagues in any discipline about our community and how we in the Centre for Early Modern Exchanges (EME) and the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters (CELL) can support, facilitate, enhance and showcase your work, research and teaching. Both Research Centres now belong to UCL's Institute for Advanced Studies and we are seeking to change our remit to be more representative of the incredible collection of expertise and brilliance at UCL. More...

Starts: Jun 7, 2016 4:00:00 PM

Greek Tragedy's Renaissance Inflections

Publication date: Feb 12, 2014 11:20 AM

Start: Mar 12, 2014 02:00 PM
End: Mar 12, 2014 07:00 PM

Location: Room 307, SELCS Common Room, Foster Court, Malet Place, off Torrington Place, UCL, London, WC1E 7JG

A workshop on the reception of classical drama, the fate of Euripides' plays and Iphigenia at Aulis in early modern Europe.

Session 1: Classical Perspectives. 2pm – 3.15pm

  • Chair: Miriam Leonard (UCL)
  • Roger Green (Glasgow), Iphigenia in Bordeaux: George Buchanan's Jephthes
  • Fiona Macintosh (Oxford), Tragedy and the feminine in the early modern period

Tea. 3.15 – 3.45pm

IphigeniaFresco

Session 2: Inflections, Reflections and Translations. 3.45pm – 5.30pm

  • Chair: Katherine Ibbett (UCL)
  • Alison Findlay (Lancaster), ‘I have prepared all thinge redie for the sacrifice’: Lady Jane Lumley's Iphigenia at Aulis (c. 1555)
  • Kate Maltby (UCL), “The boldness of her mind”: how sharp was Lumley's Greek?
  • Emilia Wilton-Godberfforde (Cambridge), Racine’s Iphigènie

Session 3: Iphigenia at Aulis on Stage. 5.30pm – 6pm

Rose Theatre Company Cast and Crew perform scenes and discuss Lumley’s play.

Roundtable followed by a reception at 6.30pm.

All welcome

Greek Tragedy's Renaissance Inflections