Greek Tragedy's Renaissance Inflections
12 March 2014, 2:00 pm–7:00 pm
Early Modern Exchanges
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
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.