Performing Sappho: A conference and performance

Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 12:00am
Lecture Theatre, 66 St Giles, Oxford

A conference jointly organized by the APGRD, University of Oxford, and the University of Monash with a performance of 'Sappho…in nine fragments' by Jane Griffiths.

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10.45-11.00 Welcome

11.00-11.45 Armand D’Angour (Oxford) 'Love in fragments: putting back the pieces of Sappho poem 31'

11.45-12.30 Jo Balmer (Poet/translator) ‘Translation: The Performance of the Text?'

12.30-1.15 Jennifer Wallace (Cambridge) ‘L.E.L : The Brompton Sappho’

1.15-2.15 LUNCH

2.15-3.00 Margaret Reynolds (QMUL) 'O ma lyre immortelle: Singing Sappho’

3.00-3.45 Marguerite Johnson (Newcastle, New South Wales) ‘Odi et amo: The protégé examined’

3.45-4.15 TEA

4.15-5.00 Andrew Benjamin (Monash) ‘Animals and Friends : Notes on Sappho Fragment 142’

5.00-5.45 Jane Griffiths  (Monash) ‘Sappho in the flesh’

5.45-6.30 Drinks

8pm Performance of Jane Griffith's 9 Fragments