Dear CRSN members,
Welcome to the 5 th issue of the CRSN newsletter ( March 2012 )
Performance of Sophocles' Antigone
National Theatre (London)
In a version by Don Taylor
For further information go to: http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk/?lid=69357
Performing Sappho: a conference and performance
14 July 2012
Venue: Ioannou Centre for Classical & Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles, Oxford
Speakers: Armand D'Angour (Oxford)
Josephine Balmer (Poet)
Andrew Benjamin (Monash)
Jane Griffiths (Monash)
Marguerite Johnson (Newcastle, New South Wales)
Margaret Reynolds (Queen Mary's, London)
Margaret Williamson (Dartmouth)
Dimitrios Yatromanolakis (Johns Hopkins)
A performance of Jane Griffiths’ Sappho…in 9 Fragments will take place in the evening
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Masks, Echoes, Shadows: Locating Classical Receptions in the Cinema
29 May 2012
Institute of Classical Studies, London
Anastasia Bakogianni, ' Masked celluloid classics: ancient shadows in Theo
Angelopoulos' The Weeping Meadow (2004)'
Kristen Gunderson, ' A Lacanian reading of the Theseus myth in Inception 's mental labyrinth'
Ricardo Apostol, ' From Album Alitem to Black Swan : Horace and Aronofsky on
Poetic Perfection and Death'
David Scourfield, 'A Classical Lens for Eyes Wide Shut'
Trevor Fear, 'Cleopatra in the 26 th century: the long reach of a historical icon'
Tom Garvey, 'Reaping the benefits of Serenity'
C. W. Marshall, 'The Tragedy of Anakin Skywalker'
15.45-16.15 Sara Monoson, 'Socrates Fortlow: An Urban Fable on Screen'
16.15-16.30 Final thoughts
Registration fee: £10 which includes a sandwich lunch and refreshments
To book a place or for more information please contact the organisers :
Anastasia Bakogianni, Open University firstname.lastname@example.org
and Joanna Paul, Open University Joanna.Paul@open.ac.uk
The Future of the Past: Memory, History and Cultural Heritage in the 21st
A one-day colloquium at the University of Oxford, Faculty of Classics
Friday, 27 April 2012, 9:30am - 5:30pm
Venue: Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles’, Oxford
Alan Bowman (CSAD, Oxford): Digitizing the Past: Culture, Memory and Ancient
Andrew Burnett (British Museum, London): The British Museum: An Unfinished
Marie Cornu (CECOJI/CNRS, Paris): Safeguarding Heritage: From Legal Rights over
Objects to Legal Rights for Individuals and Communities?
Michael Heaney (Bodleian Libraries, Oxford): The Medium and the Message: The
UNESCO Memory of the World Register
Annika Kuhn (University of Munich): Cultural Memory and Heritage between Past and Present
David Pearson (Department of Culture, Heritage and Libraries, City of London):
Libraries as Custodians of Cultural Memory in a Digital Age
Andreas Scholl (Collection of Classical Antiquities, State Museums Berlin): Three
– One Collection: Concepts behind the New Displays of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art in Berlin
Susan Walker (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford): Crossing Cultures, Crossing Time at the Ashmolean Museum: Recent Display of Ancient Egypt and Nubia
For further information and the full programme please visit the conference website: http://www.classics.ox.ac.uk/futureofthepast.htm
All are welcome to attend. No prior registration is required, and there is no conference fee. If you have any queries, please contact the organizers Dr Christina
Kuhn ( email@example.com
) or Dr Annika Kuhn ( firstname.lastname@example.org
The conference is generously supported by the Faculty of Classics, the Craven
Committee and the Maison Française d’Oxford.
Poetry and the Olympics - ancient and modern
Thursday 29 March 2012
New Academic Building, Goldsmiths, University of London
Keynote reading by Jo Shapcott; illustrated talks by Armand D'Angour,
Barbara Goff, Michael Simpson; readings by Blake Morrison, Joan Anim-Addo,
Maura Dooley, Stephen Knight
For programme and further details of the event, go to: http://www.gold.ac.uk/olympics/events/poetryandtheolympics/#d.en.31361
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Contexts for Classics at the University of Michigan is pleased to co-sponsor
Our Ancient Wars: Rethinking War through the Classics
(March 22-24, 2012)
In addition to public lectures and symposium, THE THEATER OF WAR will present readings of
Sophocles' Ajax and Philoctetes. For conference schedule and further details about the performance, go to: http://www.umich.edu/~ancwars/sched.html
We hope you have a productive month!
Professors Helen King and Stephen Harrison (CRSN co-coordinators)
Anastasia Bakogianni (CRSN Administrator)