What makes a 'Classic'? Interdisciplinary Postgraduate Workshop

faculty what makes a classic

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.