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UCL Institute of Education (IOE)

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A day at UCL full of events dedicated to Homer and his epics to celebrate the exhibition Troy - Myth and Reality at the British Museum

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HOMER DAY 2020

Organised by The Greek and Latin Department & The Summer School in Homer

Tickets @ £6 each / reduced tickets for students & pupils @£4 each

Payment method: cash upon arrival

Please note that for this event we do not accept cheques or online payment.

For payment details please contact event organiser: homersummerschool@ucl.ac.uk

PROGRAMME

10.00 – 10.30 Registration

10.30 – 11.30 PLENARY TALK – Troy in the Bronze Age

Speaker: Ian Rutherford (Reading)

11.30 – 12.00 TEA BREAK

12.00 – 1.00 SESSION 1 – Reception of Homer in Modern Greek poetry

Speakers:

Gonda Van Steen (KCL) - Ritsos’ poem “Penelope’s Despair”

Antony Makrinos (UCL) - Cavafy’s representations of Achilles

1.00 – 2.00 LUNCH

2.00 – 3.00 SESSION 2 - ROUNDTABLE – Emotions in Homer

Chair: Emma Aston (Reading)

Speakers:

Fiachra Mac Góráin (UCL) - emotions in Homer and Virgil

Peter Agócs (UCL) - wrath in Homer

Simon May (KCL) - love in Homer

3.00 – 4.00 SCREENING – “For an empty tunic, for a Helen”

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