Lector, quas patieris hic salebras! The Stumbling Texts (and Stumbling Readers) of Late Latin Poetry International Conference and Workshop targeting new perspectives on late antique prose and poetry Confirmed Speakers include L. Furbetta, J. Hernández Lobato, S. McGill, A. Pelttari, C. Schindler, A. Stoehr-Monjou, Call for papers until 15 July 2021
Featuring among others: Lisa Bailey on Women in Service Audrey Becker on Women in the Lex Burgundionum Veronika Egetenmeyr on Education at the Visigothic and Burgundian Courts Jeroen Wijnendaele on the Emergence of Queens as well as: Pierre-Eric Poble, 'A New Way of Thinking about Territory Borders in Gaul?: From the Time of Sidonius Apollinaris …
As for Sidonius, Filomena Giannotti will be speaking on “Challenging Decadence Through Translation. A Literary Example from Sidonius Apollinaris (Ep. 8.3) and his work on Philostratus’ Vita Apollonii”
Joop van Waarden will be speaking on "Sidonius' Journey to Rome at Ockham's Razor's Edge" as part of the panel "Poeticis magis decora? Latin Prose and the Limits of Intertextuality", organised by Scott DiGiulio and Dominic Machado.
Discussing the role of letters in late antique Roman politics (4th to 6th century AD): how did various late antique actors and interest groups use letters to try and influence decision making processes on all levels? Letters played a prominent role in the functioning of social and political life in the late Roman Empire. News …
Featuring, among other papers, Michael Hanaghan, 'Noblewomen and their Reading in 5th-Century Europe' (Apronian, Ragnahilda, Papianilla). Late call for papers: this section requires an additional paper as of March 2023.
'Romans in New Worlds: Considering “Global Late Antiquity”' is the theme of the 15th Shifting Frontiers conference