Public lecture

The APGRD has been running its public lecture series since 1998 to which everybody - including the general public - is invited. Events are usually held during term time at the Ioannou Centre for Classical and Byzantine Studies, 66 St Giles', Oxford.

Emily Wilson (University of Pennsylvania)
20 November, 2017 - 18:00
Erika Fischer-Lichte (Freie Universitat Berlin)
20 November, 2017 - 14:15
Jo Balmer, Laura Swift, Oliver Taplin
2 November, 2017 - 17:00
Paul O'Mahony (APGRD Artist in Residence), Out of Chaos company
27 October, 2017 - 17:00
Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz (Hamilton College)
16 October, 2017 - 14:15
Isabelle Torrance (Aarhus)
26 June, 2017 - 18:00
Karen Bassi (UCSC)
15 May, 2017 - 14:15
Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol), Stephen Horne (BFI), Laura Marcus (Oxford), Susan Jones (Oxford), Oliver Taplin (Oxford)
10 March, 2017 - 17:30
Wayne Jordan (Director), Fiona Macintosh (Oxford)
27 February, 2017 - 14:15
Victoria Moul (KCL)
6 February, 2017 - 14:15
Ruth Webb (Charles-de-Gaulle Lille III)
28 November, 2016 - 14:15
Alice Oswald (Poet)
17 October, 2016 - 15:15
Illustration, by CE Brock, of the 1900 Cambridge Greek Play: Agamemon
David Scourfield (Maynooth)
9 May, 2016 - 14:15
Apostolos Doxiadis
7 March, 2016 - 14:15
14 November, 2015 - 15:00 to 3 December, 2015 - 16:00
Peter Wiseman (University of Exeter)
9 November, 2015 - 14:15
Ariane Mnouchkine, Théâtre du Soleil
14 September, 2015 - 09:00 to 25 September, 2015 - 17:00
Włodzimierz Staniewski, members of Gardzienice
30 June, 2015 - 19:00
'Dust' choreographed  by Cathy Marston, photograph by  Roger Palmer
Cathy Marston, Tom Sapsford, Sonya Cullingford, Aaron Vickers
5 June, 2015 - 17:00
Maarten De Pourcq (Radboud University Nijmegen)
18 May, 2015 - 14:15
Photo from Sherman Cymru’s Clytemnestra, photo by Grace Vane Percy
9 March, 2015 - 14:15
Characters and Caricaturas by William Hogarth
Henry Power (University of Exeter)
26 January, 2015 - 14:15
24 November, 2014 - 14:15
Marni Thomas Wood (Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance)
3 November, 2014 - 14:15
Speaker: Peter Parsons (Oxford), Respondent: Richard Hunter (Cambridge), Chair: Edith Hall (KCL)
27 October, 2014 - 14:15
Anthony Boyle (University of Southern California)
20 October, 2014 - 14:15
Sukanta Chaudhuri (Jadavpur University/All Souls College, Oxford)
19 May, 2014 - 14:15
Troilus and Cressida
Colin Burrow (All Souls, Oxford)
12 May, 2014 - 14:15
Mary Hart (Associate Curator of Antiquities, J. Paul Getty Museum)
3 March, 2014 - 14:15
Helen Eastman (Director) and Alex Silverman (Composer)
3 February, 2014 - 14:15
Stephen Langridge (Director)
28 November, 2013 - 14:15
Jonathan Kent (Director)
21 October, 2013 - 14:15
Ancient epic in early opera
Conjoint Professor Michael Ewans (University of Newcastle, Australia)
3 June, 2013 - 14:15
Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives
Peter Meineck (Clinical Associate Professor of Classics, NYU, and Artistic Director, Aquila Theatre)
6 May, 2013 - 14:15
Antigone
Adrian Noble (Theatre director), Joanne Pearce (Actor, RSC Associate)
25 February, 2013 - 14:15
Troy poster
Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol)
4 February, 2013 - 14:15
Tanya Pollard (Brooklyn College and the Graduate Center, CUNY)
21 January, 2013 - 14:15
Gilbert Murray
1 December, 2012 - 11:00
Memorial wall Washington
Alice Oswald (poet)
12 November, 2012 - 14:15
Translating for the stage
Margaret Williamson (Dartmouth; Leverhulme Visiting Professor at the APGRD in MT)
29 October, 2012 - 14:15
Theatre on an epic scale
Tim Supple (theatre director)
22 October, 2012 - 14:15
Dionysus-Pentheus
Edward Petherbridge (actor)
14 May, 2012 - 14:15
Clytemnestra Atrides
Ariane Mnouchkine (Director of Théâtre du Soleil)
8 May, 2012 - 17:00
Jonathan Bate (Oxford)
20 February, 2012 - 14:15
Robert Crawford (Professor of English, St Andrews), Norman McBeath (photographer)
6 February, 2012 - 17:00
Nicolai Abildgaard (1743-1809), The Slave Davus and the Maid Mysis. From Terence
Peter Brown (Oxford)
23 January, 2012 - 17:00
Oresteia masks
Oliver Taplin, Greg Hicks, Tony Harrison
19 November, 2011 - 17:00 to 19:00
Flora gathering flowers
James Methven (Oxford), Maureen Almond (poet)
14 November, 2011 - 16:15
Lost Books of the Odyssey Cover
Zachary Mason (author)
7 November, 2011 - 14:15
Professor Kathryn Bosher (Northwestern)
17 October, 2011 - 14:15
Professor Martin Revermann (Toronto)
22 June, 2011 - 14:15
Professor Peter Mackridge (Oxford)
6 June, 2011 - 14:15
Dr Dan Orrells (Warwick), Tessa Roynon (Oxford)
9 May, 2011 - 14:15
John Hamilton (Harvard University)
8 November, 2010 - 14:15
Patrice Rankine (Associate Professor of Classics, Purdue University)
1 November, 2010 - 14:15
Glyn Maxwell (playwright), Alex Clifton (director)
18 October, 2010 - 14:15
Jo Balmer (writer and translator)
17 May, 2010 - 14:15
Mark Franko (Professor of Dance, University of California, Santa Cruz)
17 March, 2010 - 14:15
David Wiles (Professor of Drama, Royal Holloway University)
22 February, 2010 - 14:15
Frank McGuinness, Fiona Macintosh
24 November, 2009 - 15:30
Włodzimierz Staniewski
26 October, 2009 - 14:15
Declan Donnellan (Artistic Director, Cheek by Jowl)
10 March, 2009 - 14:15
Vassilis Lambropoulos (Department of Comparative Literature, University of Michigan)
23 February, 2009 - 14:15
Bernhard Zimmerman (Seminar für Klassische Philologie, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg)
26 January, 2009 - 15:00
Oliver Taplin (Director, APGRD), Pantelis Michelakis (Senior Lecturer in Classics, University of Bristol)
1 December, 2008 - 14:15
Margaret Malamud (Associate Professor of History, New Mexico State University)
17 November, 2008 - 14:15
David Beard (Lecturer, School of Music, Cardiff University)
27 October, 2008 - 14:15
Joanna Paul (Lecturer, School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, University of Liverpool)
19 May, 2008 - 14:15
Pantelis Michelakis (Lecturer, Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Bristol) , Michelle C. Paull (Lecturer, Department of Drama and Performance Studies, St Mary’s University College, London)
4 February, 2008 - 14:15
Terry Eagleton (Professor of English Literature, University of Manchester)
14 January, 2008 - 14:15
Blake Morrison (Professor of Creative and Life Writing, Goldsmiths' College, London)
26 November, 2007 - 14:15
Jatinder Verma (Artistic Director, Tara Arts Theatre Company)
12 November, 2007 - 14:15
Erin B. Mee (Professor of Theater, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania)
25 June, 2007 - 14:15
Barbara Ravelhofer (Lecturer in English, University of Durham)
14 May, 2007 - 14:15
Edith Hall (Professor of Classics & Drama, Royal Holloway, University of London; and Co-Director, APGRD)
30 April, 2007 - 14:15
Frederick Naerebout (Senior Lecturer, Department of Ancient History, Leiden University)
12 March, 2007 - 14:15
Simone Beta (Professor of Classics, University of Siena)
6 March, 2007 - 14:15
Ismene Lada-Richards (Lecturer in Classics, King’s College London)
19 February, 2007 - 14:15
Sue Jones (Lecturer in English, St Hilda’s College, Oxford)
6 November, 2006 - 14:15
Christian Wolff (Composer, and former Professor of Classics and of Music, Dartmouth College, New Hampshire)
18 October, 2006 - 14:15
Athol Fugard (Playwright), Marianne McDonald (Professor of Theatre & Classics, University of California, San Diego)
14 June, 2006 - 14:15
Richard Armstrong (Associate Professor of Classics, University of Houston)
10 May, 2006 - 14:15
John Eaton (Composer; Professor of Music, University of Chicago)
22 February, 2006 - 14:15
Marina Carr (Playwright), Professor Edith Hall
16 November, 2005 - 14:15
Stephen Walsh (Professor of Music, University of Cardiff)
26 October, 2005 - 14:15
John Theocharis (former BBC Radio Drama Director)
8 June, 2005 - 14:15
Gabriel Josipovici (Writer; Research Professor of English, University of Sussex)
11 May, 2005 - 14:15
Simon Goldhill (Professor of Greek Literature & Culture, University of Cambridge)
23 February, 2005 - 14:15
Leofranc Holford-Strevens (Consultant Scholar-Editor, OUP)
2 February, 2005 - 14:15
Tony Harrison (Poet and Playwright), Professor Oliver Taplin
17 November, 2004 - 14:15
Professor Eric Csapo (University of Toronto)
26 May, 2004 - 14:15
Professor Allen Kuharski (Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania)
28 April, 2004 - 14:15
Professor Amy Wygant (University of Glasgow)
28 January, 2004 - 14:15
Dr Pantelis Michelakis (Honarary Research Fellow, APGRD; Lecturer, University of Bristol)
26 November, 2003 - 14:15
Professor Alain Viala (Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford), Dr Kate Tunstall (Worcester College, Oxford)
29 October, 2003 - 14:15
Professor Reinhard Strohm (Wadham College, Oxford)
4 June, 2003 - 14:15
Sean O'Brien (Poet and Critic)
14 May, 2003 - 14:15
Professor Oliver Taplin (APGRD, and Magdalen College, Oxford)
3 March, 2003 - 14:15
Barrie Rutter (Actor and Artistic Director of Northern Broadsides)
29 January, 2003 - 14:15
Professor Freddy Decreus (University of Gent)
20 November, 2002 - 14:15
William K. Zewadski (Private Collector of images and artefacts)
23 October, 2002 - 14:15
Colin Teevan (Playwright, Translator, and Academic)
29 May, 2002 - 14:15
Sophocles' Oedipus at Colonus, directed by David Raeburn at Bradfield College, 1955 David Raeburn (New College, Oxford; director of the Oxford Greek Play 1996)
8 May, 2002 - 14:15
Lorna Hardwick (Open University)
27 February, 2002 - 14:15
Abd' Elkader Farrah (1963-1991 RSC Associate Designer; since 1991 RSC Honorary Associate Artist)
30 January, 2002 - 14:15
Marina Warner (Writer and Visiting Fellow, All Souls)
21 November, 2001 - 14:15
Jane Glover (Conductor and Scholar)
17 October, 2001 - 14:15
David Wiles (Professor of Theatre, Department of Drama & Theatre, Royal Holloway)
9 May, 2001 - 14:15
Timberlake Wertenbaker (Playwright)
28 February, 2001 - 14:15
Katharine Worth (Emeritus Professor of Drama, King's College London)
31 January, 2001 - 14:15
Don Chapman (former Theatre Critic for the Oxford Mail)
15 November, 2000 - 14:15
Froma I. Zeitlin (Charles Ewing Professor of Greek Language and Literature, Princeton University)
14 June, 2000 - 14:15
Pantelis Michelakis (Research Fellow, Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama)
4 May, 2000 - 14:15
Fiona Macintosh (Senior Research Fellow, Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama)
2 February, 2000 - 14:15
Mae Smethurst (University of Pittsburgh)
30 April, 1999 - 14:15
Hellmut Flashar (University of Munich)
10 June, 1998 - 14:15
Helene Foley (Professor of Classics, Barnard College, New York)
5 May, 1998 - 14:15