Christopher Logue and the Classics

Saturday, February 3, 2024 - 10:00am
Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Centre, 66 St Giles, Oxford

Hybrid Conference

A one-day hybrid conference on Christopher Logue and the Classics, in the Classics Faculty at 66 St Giles, OX1 3LU and on Zoom; co-organised by Thomas Munro and Claire Barnes.

Keynote speaker: Henry Power (Exeter).


The conference is free, and everyone is welcome, but booking is essential:


10:00-10:30: Registration

10:30-10:45: Introduction

  • Claire Barnes and Thomas Munro

10:45-11:45: Panel 1

  • Thomas Munro (Yale/UCL): Logue and the Politics of Antiquity
  • Sarah Cullinan Herring (Oxford): ‘Shes’ or ‘Hes’?: Performing Gender Ambiguity in Logue’s Homer.

11:45-12:30: Coffee Break

12:30-13:00: Panel 2

  • Claire Barnes (Oxford): Translation and the Body: Logue’s process of creative collage

13:00-14:15: Lunch

14:00-15:30: Panel 2

  • Francesca Kaminski-Jones (Royal Holloway): “The helmet screams…across three thousand years”: Logue, Similes, and the Temporality of Combat
  • Alexander Christensen (Oxford): The Music of War Music: Logue's Metrical Art

15:30-16:00: Coffee Break

16:00-17:30: Keynote 

  • Professor Henry Power (Exeter): Christopher Logue and Translation as Play

17:30-17:45: Conference Close



The Ioannou Centre lecture theatre is located on the ground floor and the Centre is fully wheelchair accessible; an accessible toilet is located on the ground floor and on the first floor. The lecture theatre is equipped with a hearing induction loop. Please see the online Access Guide for more details about the building's accessibility. Feel free to email the apgrd at with any queries.