The APGRD/BCLA Research Seminar Series: Receptions and Comparatisms, University of Oxford, Michaelmas Term, 2021

The BCLA is pleased to announce that the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (APGRD) Research Seminar, will take place online each Monday at 5.00 pm (UK time) in Michaelmas (Autumn) Term. The series is co-organised with TORCH: The Oxford Centre for Research in the Humanities and the British Comparative Literature Association (BCLA), and with the support of the Oxford Comparative Criticism and Translation Research Centre (OCCT).

More information on registration will feature on the BCLA website as soon as available.
The full programme of events is as follows.

Week 1 (11 Oct) – Disciplinarity – Emily Greenwood (Princeton)/ María del Pilar Blanco (Oxford)  

Week 2 (18 Oct) – Temporalities – Tim Rood (Oxford)/ Adhira Mangalagiri (QMUL)  

Week 3 (25 Oct) – What is a language? – Lucy Jackson (Durham)/ Matthew Reynolds (Oxford)  

Week 4 (1 Nov.) – Orality and script worlds – Patrice RankineHaun Saussy (both University of Chicago)  

Week 5 (8 Nov.) – Decolonisation – Phiroze Vasunia (UCL)/ Francesca Orsini (SOAS)/ Chakravarthi Ram-Prasad (Lancaster) 

Week 6 (15 Nov.) – Decoloniality – Marchella Ward (Oxford)/ Mathura Umachandran (Cornell)/ Joanna Page (Cambridge)  

Week 7 (22 Nov.) – Posthumanism – Clara Bosak-Schroeder (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)/ Alexander Beecroft (University of South Carolina)  

Week 8 (29 Nov.) – Anthropocene – Brooke Holmes (Princeton)/ Ben Hutchinson (Kent)  

The Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (APGRD) is a pioneering international centre for research into performances of Greek and Roman drama worldwide, from antiquity to the present, on stage, screen and radio, in opera and dance. The APGRD also aims to create a wider community of scholarship, drawing upon experts and practitioners from the worlds of classics, theatre, music and dance. For more information, go to the APGRD website.

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