Early Modern Exchanges


Epic! Between Ancient and Early Modern Empires

06 May 2015, 2:00 pm–7:00 pm

La Chasse de Meleagre, musee du Prado

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Early Modern Exchanges


Foster Court 307

Session 1: Epic! Ancient Empire and Early Modern Inflections, 2 – 3.30pm

Andrew Laird (Warwick University), Lost beyond the Pillars of Hercules: Ulysses in the Early Modern Hispanic World

Catarina Fouto (KCL), Camões and The Metamorphoses

Tea 3.30 – 4pm

Session 2: Epic! Virgilian Echoes, 4 – 5.30pm

Fiachra Mac Góráin (UCL), Colonial Journeys in Classical Epic

Rodrigo Cacho (Cambridge), Epic Discourse in Early Modern Spanish America: Pedro de Oña and Bernardo de Balbuena

5.30 – 7pm Wine Reception

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