What makes a 'Classic'? Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Workshop
The classics are those books about which you usually hear people saying: “I’m rereading…”, never “I’m reading….” - Italo Calvino, Why Read the Classics (1991)
An in-person, interdisciplinary postgraduate workshop with panels on:
Canonicity and 'Great Books'
Aesthetics of the 'Classics' and Music
Peripheries and Centres
Antiquities in Motion
Theories of the Canon
Keynote: Prof. Glenn Most 'What is a Classic Text?'
Respondent: Prof. Constanze Güthenke
Roundtable: Prof. Fiona Macintosh
Organised by Claire Barnes and Caterina Domeneghini.
For the full program please see the APGRD website.
Please reserve a place via Eventbrite.