Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar – 25.10.2013

Another week came to an end with an exciting new meeting of the Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar. We started with Charles Northrop and his very exciting talk entitled ‘Can Time Be a Character?: Personification and Time in Ovid’s Metamorphoses‘. Charles started by pointing out the conspicuous lack of time indicators in the epic, going on to … Continue reading

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar

Graduate Interdisciplinary Seminar – 18/10/2013

The first GIS of 2013-14 got the year off to a good (and very interdisciplinary!) start. First up was Laura Viidebaum with a paper on “Rhetorical Performance”. After a suitably rhetorical but wholly unnecessary apologia for her lack of oratorical skill, Laura told us about her investigation of ancient statements about performance as a feature of … Continue reading