Blackwell Bristol Lectures in Greece, Rome and the Classical Tradition
Under the auspices of the Bristol Institute of Greece, Rome, and the Classical Tradition, Wiley-Blackwell is proud to sponsor a prestigious series of annual lectures which will subsequently be published in book form. The first two in the series, Danielle Allen's Why Plato Wrote and Greg Woolf's Tales of the Barbarians, have recently been published.
Other series have been given by Professor Ian Morris of Stanford on The Athenian Empire; Professor Erika Fischer-Lichter of the Freie Universität Berlin on Dionysus Resurrected: Performances of Euripides' Bacchae in a Globalizing World; Dr Colin Burrow of All Souls College, Oxford on Imitation and Dr. Bettina Bergmann of Mount Holyoake on Worlds on the Wall: the Experience of Place in Roman Art.
The Blackwell Bristol Lectures 2013 will be given by Mark Vessey, Professor of English at the University of British Columbia on Writing before Literature: Later Latin Scriptures and the Memory of Rome (April 30th, May 1st, 7th and 8th 2013).
Future lecturers include Andrew Feldherr (Princeton University), Susan Alcock (Brown University), and Glenn Most (Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa).