Design sketch by Abd'Elkader Farrah for Oedipus Rex, 1960


In addition to its annual public lecture series and conferences, the APGRD runs a regular seminar series during Michaelmas term, as well as exhibitions, performances and workshops, connected with all aspects of performance and classical reception. You can see upcoming public events listed in the right-hand column, or use the left-hand menu to navigate events by type.

Recordings of many of our past events are available in our Digital Resources section.

Upcoming Events

APGRD Research Seminar 2021:

Receptions and Comparatisms - 5pm (UK time) Mondays, Michaelmas term, from 11 Oct. to 29 Nov. Online, via Zoom.
Convened by Fiona Macintosh, Justine McConnell, and David Ricks.

Public Lectures, Performances, and In-Conversation Events:

Monday 18 October, 2pm: Christopher Stray (Swansea University): The Glory and the Grandeur: John Clarke Stobart and the Defence of High Culture in a Democratic Age

Thursday 28 October, 5pm: Book launch: Créer le Chœur Tragique by Estelle Baudou

Monday 8 November, 2pm: Director/Dramaturg Tom Littler in conversation with members of the creative teams of Jermyn Street Theatre's 15 Heroines and Odyssey

Monday 29 November, 2pm: The poet A.E. Stallings will discuss and perform her work