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Costume in Aristophanes


Costume in Aristophanes, 4 October 2014

Venue: Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine
Studies, Lecture Theatre (66 St. Giles')


9.30 –10.00: Registration

10.00-11.30: Session One

 Prof. Edith Hall

“Feathering the colonial nest: on getting wings in Aristophanes’ Birds

Prof. Anton Bierl (Basel):  

“How to become birds? Costume and metaphors”

11.30-12.00: Coffee

12.00-1.30: Session Two

Dr. Rosie Wyles (KCL):

“Fashion, Theatre, and Transformation in Wasps 1122f.”  

Dr. Antonis Petrides (Open University of Cyprus):

“The Relative’s apprenticeship in Aristophanes’ Thesmophoriazusae”

1.30-2.30: Lunch

2.30-4.00: Session Three

Dr. Alexa Piqueux (Paris Ouest Nanterre):

“Efficiency and perception of comic costume: changing clothes on Aristophanes’ stage”

Dr. Ian Ruffell (Glasgow):

“The Grotesque Comic Body, between the Real and the Unreal”

4.00-4.30: Coffee

4.30-5.15: Final Session

Prof. Christopher Carey (UCL):

“Allegory, theme and costume”

5.15-7.00: Reception

The colloquium is organised with the cooperation of the Hellenic Foundation for Culture (UK) and is generously sponsored by the Faculty of Classics and St Anne's College at the University of Oxford, the Jowett Copyright Trust, the Institute of Classical Studies and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.

Attendanceis free, but those wishing to attend please click here register by 30 September  or contact the organiser, Dr. Natalia Tsoumpra [email:].



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