Horace and Seneca. Interactions, Intertexts, Interpretations, 27-29 July 2015

27 to 29 July 2015
Universität Heidelberg
Seminar für Klassische Philologie
Marstallhof 2-4, Room 513
Program:
Monday, July 27

13.30–14.00 Reception
14.00–14.30 Martin Stöckinger (HU Berlin) / Kathrin Winter (Heidelberg): Introduction

Session 1: Philosophy in Literature – Literature in Philosophy

14.30–15.15 John Moles (Newcastle): Seneca and Horace in the “Letters to Lucilius”
15.15–16.00 Francesca Romana Berno (Roma, Sapienza): Nurses’ Wishes, Philosophical “otium”, and Fat Pigs: Seneca Epist. 60,1 and Horace Epist. 1,4

16.30–17.15 Barbara Del Giovane (Firenze): “Dressing” Philosophy with “sal niger”. A re-consideration of Horace’s role in Seneca’s approach to diatribic tradition
17.15–18.00 Thomas Gärtner (Köln / Osnabrück): Das “Ideal des einfachen Lebens” in den Chorliedern der Senecatragödien und bei Horaz

Tuesday, July 28

Session 2: Lyric Interactions

09.00–09.45 Richard Tarrant (Harvard): “Custode rerum Caesare”: Horatian civic engagement and the Senecan tragic chorus
09.45–10.30 Jonathan Geiger (Heidelberg): Strenge und Experiment in Horazens und Senecas Metrik

11.00–11.45 Tobias Allendorf (Oxford): Sounds and Space. Seneca’s Horatian Lyrics
11.45–12.30 Christopher Trinacty (Oberlin College): Horatian Contexts for Senecan Tragedy

Session 3: Texts, Genres, and Questions of Reception

14.30–15.15 Catharine Edwards (London, Birkbeck): Saturnalian Exchanges: Seneca, Horace and satiric advice
15.15–16.00 Ute Tischer (Potsdam): “Nostra faciamus”: Zitieren bei Horaz und Seneca

16.30–17.15 Barak Blum (Oxford): Loaded Libraries in Horace and Seneca
17.15–18.00 Nina Mindt (HU Berlin): Die “epigrammatische Schreibweise” des Horaz und des Seneca

Wednesday, July 29

Session 4: Philosophical, Ethical, and Aesthetical Concepts

09.00–09.45 Alexander Kirichenko (HU Berlin): Constructing oneself in Horace and Seneca
09.45–10.30 Elena Giusti (Glasgow): Horace’s Bacchic Ship in Seneca’s “De Tranquillitate Animi”

11.00–11.45 Annette Baertschi (Bryn Mawr College): Verbal vs Visual Spectacle in Senecan Tragedy
11.45–12.30 Gregor Vogt-Spira (Marburg): Zeit bei Horaz und Seneca

13.00–13.30 Tom Zanker (Amherst College / Heidelberg): Closing remarks and discussion

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