School of History, Classics & Archaeology

Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature: Workshop

Programme at a glance

10.30-11.00 Coffee and welcome

11.00-11.15, Workshop introduction Gavin Kelly and Aaron Pelttari

11.15–12.00, Session 1 Models and trends

  • Aaron Pelttari (Edinburgh) ‘Prefaces and other paratexts’

12.00-12.45, Session 2 From the Age of Trajan to the Age of Constantine

  • Neil Bernstein (Ohio University) ‘Latin sophists and rhetors’


13.00-14.00 Lunch


Session 3 Generic change and continuity

  • 14.00-14.45, Roger Green (Glasgow), 'Poetry of the Fourth Century'
  • 14.45–15.30, Thorsten Fögen (Durham), ‘Technical and encyclopaedic literature’


15.30-16.00 Coffee break


Session 4 Further planning

  • 16.00–16.45, Gavin Kelly (Edinburgh), ‘Cambridge Dictionary of Later Latin Literature’


18.30 Workshop dinner


Professor Gavin Kelly's staff profile

Dr Aaron Pelttari's staff profile

Dec 08 2017 -

Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature: Workshop

A workshop will be held as part of the Cambridge History of Later Latin Literature project on 8 December. (Published 31 October, 2017)