Ancient Approaches to Poetry

When:
March 15, 2013 @ 10:30 am – 5:30 pm
2013-03-15T10:30:00-04:00
2013-03-15T17:30:00-04:00
Where:
Penn State University, 102 Weaver Building
Cost:
free
Contact:
Zoe Stamatopoulou

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.

Program:
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”
12:30-2pm lunch 
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 (zus4@psu.edu).

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