Interdisciplinary engagement in ancient environmental studies II: new directions in ecocritical approaches to classical literature A CAES (Centre for Ancient Environmental Studies) event

Interdisciplinary engagement in ancient environmental studies II: new directions in ecocritical approaches to classical literature

This event aims to explore some of the opportunities and challenges involved in bringing work on ancient Greek and Latin literature into dialogue with research in ecocriticism and the environmental humanities. It also aims to explore the prospects for increased interaction between ecocritical and archaeological/scientific approaches to ancient environments.

Speakers:

• Emmanuela Bakola: Between cosmology, environmental philosophy and performance criticism: building a framework for reading Aeschylus’ Oresteia from an ecocritical perspective

• Rebecca Armstrong: Time and the vegetable in Ovid’s Fasti

• Krešimir Vuković: Wolves, twins, and rivers: beyond nature and culture in early Rome

• Mark Usher: The Roman Villa Project: Archaeology, Paleobotany, and Sustainable Agriculture in Italy’s Sabine Hills

To register and for further infomation please see the CAES website https://caes.wp.st-andrews.ac.uk/events/

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