Valerio Neri (Bologna) gave a keynote speech entitled ‘Representation and aesthetic evaluation of the barbarian body in Late ancient literature’ at the Maynooth University conference ‘Reading Beauty in Late Antiquity’, on 26 November 2021.
Text on Academia. Sidonius on Theodoric figures on pp. 2-3.
This week, Sigrid Mratschek opens the Gallia docta conference (Alfried Krupp Wissenschaftskolleg Greifswald, digital) with a public keynote speech entitled ‘Sidonius’ kunstsinnige Muse’.
Date and time: Wednesday 17 March 2021, 18:00 h CET. Admission through the dedicated webpage.
The conference is organised by Tabea Meurer and Veronika Egetenmeyr. Webpage here.
Papers (registration necessary):
Tabea Meurer & Veronika Egetenmeyr, Theoretical approaches to inclusion and exclusion. Response: Peter Gemeinhardt.
Christian Stadermann, Barbarians within the gates. Integration and separation in late Roman Gaul.
Nikolas Hächler, The value of classical education (paideia) reflected in the material culture of the later Roman Empire.
Joop van Waarden, The consummate gentleman weighs his ‘You’ and ‘I’.
Gernot M. Müller, Gemeinschaftsbildung und Selbstvergewisserung. Zu Stil und Komposition der carmina minora des Sidonius Apollinaris.
Ulrike Egelhaaf-Gaiser, ‘Bei solchem Zank öffnet sich der Satire ein weites Feld’. Schlagfertigkeit und briefliches Selbstbewusstsein in Sidonius Brief 1,11.
Raphael Schwitter, The schools of Gaul revisited – old questions and new perspectives.
Willum Westenholz, When you have nothing nice to say … Hostile letters of recommendation in late antique Gaul.
Hendrik Hess, The role of women in Gallic letter collections in the second half of the 5th century.
Maik Patzelt, Widows, nuns and religious knowledge in Gallic cloisters.
Judith Hindermann, Lists as a means of education in Sidonius Apollinaris’ letters and poems.
Alison John, Bilingualism in literary circles of Gaul.
Danuta Shanzer, Count Arbogast addressed by Sidonius and Auspicius of Toul – an episcopal eye for a barbarian guy?