London Renaissance Seminar: Rome in The Renaissance Imagination (16 May)

The London Renaissance Seminar

Classical Rome in the Renaissance Imagination

Organiser: Linda Grant

Saturday, May 16th 2009

Birkbeck, Room 403, Malet Street

1.30 Registration

1.50 Introduction (Linda Grant)

Panel One

Chair: Professor Catharine Edwards, Professor of Classics and Ancient History, Birkbeck

2.00 The reception of fama in Sannazaro’s De Partu Virginis, Vida’s Christiad, and Milton’s In Quintum Novembris

Professor Philip Hardie, Senior Research Fellow, Trinity College and Honorary Professor of Latin

University of Cambridge

2.30 The Politics of Roman History in Late Elizabethan England: Henry Savile’s Tacitus

Dr Paulina Kewes,Fellow and Tutor in English Literature, Jesus College, University of Oxford

3.15 tea/coffee

3.30 Panel Two

Chair: Professor Tom Healy

3.30 (Paper title to be confirmed)

Dr Dorigen Caldwell, Lecturer in Italian Renaissance Art, Birkbeck

4.00 ‘Roman ruins: Spenser, Shakespeare, and Du Bellay

Dr Bart van Es, Fellow and Lecturer, St Catherine’s College, University of Oxford

5.15 wine

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