Educating the future generation: teaching, learning and antiquity
13-14 September 2012
UCL – Greek and Latin Department, Gordon House 106.
Supported by the Faculty Institute of Graduate Studies and the Institute of Classical Studies.
9.30- 10.30: Registration and welcome.
10.30-12.00 panel 1: Grammarians
Julie Damaggio (Lyon 2): Beginnings of teaching grammar in Ancient Rome
Jason O’Rorke (NUIG): Coming to terms with Priscian: the instruction of advanced grammatical terminology in the Institutiones Grammaticae.
Anna Zago (SNS): Quasi coram discipulis: Pompeius comments Donatus
12.00-1.30 panel 2: Commentaries
Antony Makrinos (UCL): Paraphrases and Homeric education in Byzantium: in search of Demosthenes Thrax.
Giulieta Cardigni (Buenos Aires): Didactic Features and Roman Identity in Macrobius’ Commentarii in Somnium Scipionis”
Frances Foster (KCL): Educating the Elite in Late Antiquity
2.30-4.00 panel 3: Papyri and the reconstruction of teaching practices
Valentina Millozzi (Urbino): A teacher’s hand-book from the Hellenistic Egypt (P.Cairo JE 62422): pedagogy and teaching practise.
Maria Chiara Scappaticcio (Liége): Fragmentary artes grammaticae – Latin grammatical texts on papyrus and the teaching of the language: towards a corpus
Mark Winfield (KCL): A business education in Ptolemaic Egypt or there is no Harvard on the Nile
4.30-6.00 keynote lecture: prof. Eleanor Dickey – Naked from the knees up: what the colloquia of the Hermeneumata Pseudodositheana tell us (and do not tell us) about language learning in antiquity
9.30-11.00 4 panel: Reception of classical education
Erica Baricci (Siena): Reshit haLeqach or “the Hebrew Donatus”: Jewish reception of the Latin grammar manual
Sabrina Colabella (Roma Tre): Homo sum – About teaching Latin and Ancient Greek in upper school
Marco Ricucci (Udine): Dum docet discunt: Ørberg’s methodology at limelight of Stephen Krashen’s Theories
11.30-1.00 5 panel: Philosophy
Maria Giannaki (Paris): The model of Aristotelian philosophy for education, comparison with the platonic philosophy
Emanuele Pezzani (KCL): Aristotle on music
Barbara del Giovane (Firenze): Haec nobis praecipere Attalum memini. Seneca’s Masters, between diatribe morality and rhetoric
2.00-3.30 6 panel: Education in Literature
Gillian Granville Bentley (KCL): Sex Education and Longus’ Daphnis and Chloe
Beth Hartley (Exeter): Ptolemy Chennus’ Novel Research for Scholarship
Anna Lefteratou (Göttingen): Nonnius’ on India: between pagan and Christian education
3.30-5.00 panel 7: Literary Canons between theory and practice
Theodora Hadjmichael (UCL): Greek Literary Canons and Education: the case of the nine lyric poets
Beatrice da Vela (UCL): Terence school-reception: a case study for Latin Literary Canon.
Gabriela Ryser (Göttingen): Pieriis pollet studiis: Claudian’s Education between Literary Culture and Religion
5.00-5.45: Conclusions and final discussion.