Cicero Away Day XI
- Tuesday 9 June 2020 (10:30-17:00)
All times are BST (British Standard Time = London)
10:30-11:00: Log on, test Audio/Visual connections
11:00-11:15: Welcome & conference format Ashley Chhibber, Ben Salisbury, Henriette van der Blom
NB: The time allotted to each paper includes the 25-minute presentation and 20 minutes of question/chair response time.
Session 1: Cicero’s letters (Chair: Catherine Steel)
11:15-12:00: Gabriel Evangelou (University of Cyprus): ‘The art of reconciliation in Cicero’s letters: strategies and their efficacy in the private and public sphere’.
Session 2: Cicero and the state (Chair: Lynn Fotheringham)
13:00-13:45: Juan Garcia (Newcastle university): ‘The bellum Sertorianum as a rhetorical tool in Cicero’s speeches’
13:50-14:35: Adalberto Magnavacca (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa): A Republican Emperor: The Reception of Cicero’s De Re Publica in Pliny the Younger’s Panegyricus’
Session 3: De Haruspicum Responsis (Chair: Gesine Manuwald)
15:00-15:45: Holly Maggiore (University of Virginia): ‘Cicero’s Divided Mind: Varro’s “Tripartite Theology” in the de Haruspicum Responsis’
15:50-16:35: Emilio Zucchetti (Newcastle University): ‘DISCORDIA optimatium: conflict, Furies, and rhetoric strategy in the De Haruspicum Responso’
16:35-17:00: Summary and identification of next away day destination: Ben Salisbury, Ashley Chhibber