Symposium at Syracuse Univ.: Liturgy & Aesthetics in Late Antiquity (Apr 10-11, 2015)

LITURGY AND AESTHETICS IN LATE ANTIQUITY
to be held April 10–11, 2015 at Syracuse University
Organized by Late Antique Religion in Central New York
 
Keynote Address: April 10 at 4:30: Derek Krueger, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
“The Transmission of Liturgical Joy in Byzantine Hymns on Easter”
 
Workshops*
 
Friday, April 10, 2:00–3:45pm:  “Asses and Other Liturgical Animals”
Panelists: Geoffrey Benson, Colgate University; Virginia Burrus, Syracuse University; Patricia Cox Miller, Syracuse University
 
Saturday, April 11, 9:00–10:45am: “Poetic Pathos and Pity”
Panelists: Suzanne Abrams Rebillard, Cornell University; Georgia Frank, Colgate University
 
Saturday, April 11, 11:00am–12:30pm: “Blood and Bouquets”
A group discussion of martyrial aesthetics in Prudentius’s poem for the martyr Eulalia from his Peristephanon.
 
Sponsored by the Central New York Humanities Corridor from an award by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. See attached flyer for more details.
*Registration is free but space is limited; for further information, please contact Virginia Burrus(virginia.burrus@gmail.com). 

Secretary-Treasurer

April 6th, 2015 12:55 pm