You are invited to “Ancient Approaches to Poetry”, a colloquium on ancient literary criticism hosted by the Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies at Penn State and co-sponsored by the Department of Comparative Literature. The colloquium will take place on Friday, March 15th, 2013 in 102 Weaver.
10:30-11:30am Grace Ledbetter (Swarthmore College), “Plato on the Content of Poetry”
11:30-12:30pm Andrew Ford (Princeton University), “The Importance of Aesthetics for Plato and Aristotle”
2-3pm Richard Hunter (University of Cambridge), “Homer and the rhetorical criticism of Homer”
3-4pm Peter Struck (University of Pennsylvania), “Reconsidering Iopas and Allegory”
4-4.30pm coffee break
4:30-5:30pm Alexander Beecroft (University of South Carolina), “TheCertamen Homeri et Hesiodi as Literary Criticism”
For further information, please contact Zoe Stamatopoulou (firstname.lastname@example.org).