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Ergebnisanzeige "Medea: Mutations & Permutations of a myth"
RessourcentypKonferenzen, Tagungen, Kolloquien
TitelMedea: Mutations & Permutations of a myth
Jointly organised by the Universities of Bristol & Nottingham
17.-19. JULY 2006
Clifton Hill House

DAY 1: Mo, 17 July 2006
Arrival: 1.00-2.00 pm

1:15-2:00: Tea & Coffee (NO lunch provided)
2.00-2.30: Welcome

Keynote: Edith Hall (Prof. of Classics & Drama, Royal Holloway, London):
Medea's State of Mind and the Law

3.30-4.00 Refreshments

Parallel Panels 4.00 - 6.15

Panel A: Medeas of Antiquity I
Bernd Manuwald, Cologne: Euripides' Medea and the Unaffectionate Father
Nicholas A. E. Kalospyros, Athens: The Greek Vision of a Female
Infanticidal: The Euripidean Medea and The Murderess of Alexandros
Judith Mossman, Nottingham: Editing Medea

Panel B: Medea: Female Heroism?
Dalida Agri, Nottingham: Medea in Valerius Flaccus: Transforming Epic
Brian Arkins, Galway: Three Medeas from Modern Ireland
Angela J. Burns, Cayman Islands: 'A Thoroughly Modern Medea': The Fear of
Female Insubordination in Euripides' Medea and Contemporary Legislative

Panel C: Infanticide
Katherine O'Donovan, London, Queen Mary: Monstrous Acts or Monstrous
Accusations? Mysteries Where Infants Die Suddenly
Isabelle Torrance, Nottingham: Exploring Infanticide: Medea and The Others
Margherita Carucci, Nottingham: The Representation of Medea in the Roman

Panel D: Medea's Psyche
Catherine Léglu, Bristol: 'A New Medea': Fifteenth-Century Responses to
Medea as Heroine
Anna Holland, Oxford, St. John's: Stoic Psychology and the Passionate Self:
The Figure of Medea in French Renaissance Humanist Tragedy

6.30-7.45 pm: Dinner

8:00-9:00 pm
Keynote: Elizabeth Prettejohn (Prof. of Art History, Bristol):
Medea, Frederick Sandys, and the Aesthetic Moment

DAY 2: Tues. 18 July 2006
8:00-9:00 am: Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am
Keynote: Richard Buxton (Prof. of Greek Language & Literature, Bristol):
Medea: Movement and Magic in Apollonius of Rhodes

10.00 - 10.30 Coffee

Parallel Panels 10.30 - 12.45

Panel A: Medeas of Antiquity & Modernity
Robert Cowan, Oxford, Brasenose: A Stranger in a Strange Land: Medea in
Roman Republican Tragedy
Meredith Monaghan, Boston College: Meditating Medea: Two Approaches to
Decision-Making in Seneca
Betine van Zyl Smit, Nottingham: Two (South) African Medeas at the Start of
the Twenty-First Century

Panel B: Medea Images
Ekaterini Kepetzis, Cologne: Changing Perceptions: Medea as Paradigm of the
Ideal Marriage
Anna Chiarloni, Turin: Images of Medea
Geraldine O'Neill, Belfast: Putting Medea in the Picture

Panel C: Medea's Rhethoric:
Maria J. Martin-Velasco, Sant. de Compostela: Medea: An Example of How
Destructive Rhetoric Can Become
Philip Weller, Nottingham: 'I give you Médée, great wrongdoer that she is':
Rhetoric, Dramaturgy, and Stage Presence in Performance Versions of the
Medea Story
Allyna Ward, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: The Re-Articulation of Medea as a
Symbol for Catholic Tyranny in Richard Robinson's The Rewarde of Wickednesse

1.00-2.00 pm: Lunch

Keynote: Amy Wygant (Lecturer in French, Glasgow): Revolutionary Medea

3.15 - 3.45 Tea

Parallel Panels 3.45 - 6.00

Panel A: Medea in Drama/Peformance:
Yixu Lu, Sydney: Medea's Many Guises in Eighteenth-Century German Dramatic
Peter A. Campbell, Penn State: Jay Scheib's The Medea: Performance Creation
Through Textual Destruction
Tracy Olverson, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK: Amy Levy's Medea: Hellenism and

Panel B: Broadening the Framework I
Mercedes Aguirre, Madrid, Complutense: The Medea Myth and Basque Folklore:
Reminiscences of an Old Myth in Popular Culture?
Jeanette Sanchez, Washington: Transmutation of Medea Myth through
Performance in Mexican play
Mary Noble, Princeton: 'It's a Medea and Creüsa Business': Mothers, Monsters
and Darwinism in George Eliot's Daniel Deronda

Panel C: Medea and the Media:
Shanyn Fiske, Rutgers: Victorian Medea: The Sensationalist Roots of Her Rise
to Popularity
John Thorburn, Baylor: "You Oughta Know" and Wild Things: American
Pop-Culture Medeas in the 1990s

Panel D: Broadening the Framework II
Terence Stephenson, Nottingham, Queen's Medical Centre: Munchausen Syndrome
by Proxy
Andrea Sieber, Berlin, FU: Agency and Transgression. Medea in German Middle
Marie Carrière, Université du Nouveau-Brunswick: Medea nunc sum:
Subjectivity and Mythopoesis in Monique Bosco and Christa Wolf

6.30-8.00 pm: Conference Dinner

8.30 pm
Lena Simic, Lancaster: Medea/Mothers' Clothes: A 'Foreigner' Re-figuring
Medea and Motherhood

until 11.00 pm: Drinks in bar and garden

DAY 3: Wed. 19 July 2006
8:00-9:00 am: Breakfast

9:00-10:00 am
Keynote: Daniela Cavallaro (Senior Lecturer in Italian, Auckland):
Greek Character in Search of a Female Author: Medea and Italian Women

10.00 - 10.30 Tea

Parallel Panels 10.30 - 12.45

Panel A: The 'Black' Medea II
Hilary Emmett, Cornell: The Maternal Contract in Morrison and Medea
Paula Straile-Costa, Ramapo, NJ: Exiled From Aztlán: Cherrie Moraga's
Chicana Lesbian Translation of Medea
Alfred D. White, Cardiff: Jahnn's Medea: Time, Power, Magic, Negritude

Panel B: Medea in Film:
Annette M. Baertschi, Berlin, HU: Rebel and Martyr: The Medea of Lars von
Ivar Kvistad, Melbourne, Deakin: Infanticide and Anti-Imperialism in
Pasolini's Medea
Johanna K. Wyers, California, Irvine: Prophesied Desires: Ritual Violence,
Transgression and Gift Exchange in Pier Paolo Pasolini's Medea

Panel C: Broadening the Discourse
Edward Phillips, Greenwich: Legal Myth-Making: Medea and the Legal
Representation of the Feminine 'Other'
Hania Siebenpfeiffer, Münster: Medea: Mythological Matrix of the Modern
Female Poisoner
Marguerite Johnson, Newcastle, Australia: Black Medea - The Landscape of

Panel D: Broadening the Framework III
Susan Joseph, Howard University: Medea's Music Reprised: Bringing forth
Tragic Individuality from Benda's Meda to La Chiusa's Marie Christine
Elke Steinmeyer, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal: The Reception of the Medea Myth in
Bessora's Novel Petroleum
Anthony Bushell, Bangor: Mediation or Refraction? Marie Luise Kaschnitz's
Edition of Grillparzer's Medea

1.00-2.00 pm: Lunch

Parallel Panels 2.15 - 3.45

Panel A: Medeas of Antiquity & Modernity
Roberto Chiappiniello, Manchester: Medea: Transformation of a Myth in 20c
Jackie Murray, Temple, Phil.: Black Medea: Colchians as "Aithiopes" in
Heroditus and Apollonius Rhodius

Panel B: Theoretical Approaches to Myth I
Jennifer Ash, Chicago, Loyola: 'Spectral Medea'
Klaas Tindemans, Brussels: Is Medea an Icon of Terrorism?

Panel C: Theoretical Approaches to Myth II
Peter Davies, Edinburgh: A Thoroughly Modern Matriarch: Johann Jakob
Bachofen and the Myth of Medea
Heike Bartel, Nottingham: Constructing Medea: Myth and Intertextuality

Departure: 4:00

Throughout the Conference: Art Exhibition:
Ursula Schepull, Evelyn Haase-Klein, Walter Josef Pucher, Berlin

KA Simon, German

Quelle der BeschreibungInformation des Anbieters
SchlüsselbegriffeKomparatistik (Kulturvergleich, Interkulturelle Literaturwissenschaft); Motiv- u. Stoffgeschichte
Klassifikation04.00.00 Allgemeine Literaturgeschichte > 04.05.00 Antike und abendländische Literatur
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