Translation, Oxford and the Classics

Saturday, December 1, 2012 - 11:00am
Lecture Theatre, 66 St Giles, Oxford

11am Stuart Gillespie - 'The culture of classical translation and English literary history'
11.45am Robert Crowe - 'Happy Feats: Oxford, Penguin and the World('s Classics)'
12.15am Panel Discussion - Chair: Chris Pelling
Judith Luna (Oxford World’s Classics); Simon Winder (Penguin); David Raeburn (Oxford); Rhiannon Ash (Oxford); Peter Brown (Oxford)
1pm Lunch
2.15pm Chris Stray - 'The politics of translation in 19th-century England'
3pm Oliver Taplin - 'Murray, Dodds and the value of translation classes'
3.45pm Peter McDonald - 'The Deaths of Tragedy: The 'Agamemnon' of MacNeice, Dodds, and Yeats'
4.30pm Tea
5pm Leverhulme Lecture: Timberlake Wertenbaker (playwright) and Margaret Williamson (Dartmouth) in conversation: ‘Translating the classics’
6pm Drinks