Work-in-Progress Conference 18 October 2014

Council Chamber, Abbey Building, Swansea University


9.30-9.50        Registration

9.50-10.50      Ian Repath (Swansea University): ‘Heliodorus: how to ruin a party’

10.50-11.10     Coffee/tea break

11.10-11.55       Kyle Erickson (Trinity Saint David): ‘Alexander’s Itinerary and the Alexander Romance’

11.55-12.40     Martina Minas-Nerpel (Swansea University): ‘Arsinoe, Berenike, and Cleopatra: the changes of Ptolemaic queenship ideology’

12.40-1.30       Lunch in Committee Room 2

1.30-2.30        Ruth Parkes (Trinity Saint David): ‘Cosmic politics in Claudian’s De Raptu Proserpinae’

2.30-3.30       Laurence Totelin (Cardiff University): ‘Metamorphosing narratives: plant metamorphosis in poetry and natural sciences from Ovid and Pliny to Goethe’

3.30-3.50       Coffee/tea break

3.50-4.35       Matt Cobb (Trinity Saint David): ‘Apollonius in India: Fantastical Fiction or Faithful Reporting’

4.35-5.20       Maria Pretzler (Swansea University): ‘Skirting around Ithaka: establishing credibility in Greek travel writing’

5.20-6.00       Reception


Matthew Cobb at the KYKNOS conference
Matthew Cobb at the KYKNOS conference