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Cicero Away Day XI

Location
Online
Dates
Tuesday 9th June 2020 (10:30-17:00)
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Contact

Registration: please contact Ashley Chhibber at abxac1@nottingham.ac.uk by 1 June 2020.

All times are BST (British Standard Time = London) 

Programme  

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’.   

12.00-13.00: Lunchtime   

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’ 

5-minute break  

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’ 

14:35-14:55 Break  

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’ 

5-minute break  

15:50-16:35: Emilio Zucchetti (Newcastle University): ‘DISCORDIA optimatium: conflict, Furies, and rhetoric strategy in the De Haruspicum Responso’ 

Summary   

16:35-17:00: Summary and identification of next away day destination: Ben Salisbury, Ashley Chhibber 

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