- Historical Geography and the Early Modern
- Demonic Possession
- Greek Tragedy's Renaissance Inflections
- Shakespeare and Venice
- Two Lamentable Tragedies
- Shakespeare's Hamlet for Children
- Big History
- Polemical Possessions
- Revisiting Ivan Fedorov’s Legacy in Early Modern Europe
- The Many Faces of Cleopatra
Laura Tosi (Universita Ca’Foscari, Venice), Shakespeare and Venice
Starts: Mar 19, 2014 2:00:00 PM
Sir Isaac Newton and Christiaan Huygens: Anglo-Dutch Science and Politics around 1688
Publication date: Feb 24, 2014 12:39:31 PM
Start: Mar 17, 2014 6:30:00 PM
Location: Gustave Tuck lecture theatre, Wilkins Building, Gower Street, WC1E 6BT
Centre’s official launch will take place on Monday 17 March with a lecture by Professor Lisa Jardine.
Professor Jardine is the director of the Centre for Editing Lives and Letters and the Centre for Humanities Interdisciplinary Research Projects at UCL and her book Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory won the 2009 Cundill International Prize in History.
The lecture will be followed by a reception in the North Cloisters.
Please register for free tickets.
Greek Tragedy's Renaissance Inflections
Publication date: Feb 12, 2014 11:20:11 AM
Mar 12, 2014 2:00:00 PM
End: Mar 12, 2014 7:00:00 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
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