jeudi 23 juin 2016

Les fluides corporels et les corps fluides dans l'Antiquité

Bodily Fluids/Fluid Bodies in Greek and Roman Antiquity


11-13 July 2016

St Michael’s College
Cardiff University.

Monday 11th July

10.30-11.00 Registration

11.00-12.00 Keynote Address Helen King (Open University)
Opening the body of fluids: taking in and pouring out in Renaissance readings of classical women

12.00-1.00 Lunch

First Panel: Blood for the gods and godly fluids

1.30-2.00 Emily Kearns (St Hilda’s College, Oxford)
A natural symbol? The (un)importance of blood in early Greek religious and literary contexts

2.00-2.30 Deborah Lyons (Miami University)
Intimations of mortality: divine fluids and the limits of divinity

2.30-3.00 Rosie Jackson (University of Manchester)
Martyrdom reconfigured: menstruating virgins and sacrificial blood

3.00-3.30 Anastasia Stylianou (University of Warwick)
“Blood of his dear saints (like good seed) never falleth in vain to the ground”: the influence of Classical medical thought and early Christian beliefs upon medieval and early-modern constructions of martyrs’ blood

3.30-4.00 Tea

Second Panel: Tears and other eye liquids

4.00-4.30 Julie Laskaris (University of Richmond)
The eyes have it all

4.30-5.00 Peter Kelly (NUI Galway)
Tears and liquefaction: corporeal permeability in Ovid’s Metamorphoses

5.00-5.30 Laura Mareri (University of Macerata, Italy)
Crying in Byzantium: tears as symptoms and healers

5.30-5.45 Short break

Third Panel: Fluid sympatheia

5.45-6.15 Michael Goyette (Brooklyn College)
Sympathetic fluidity: somatic, emotional, and cosmic flux in Senecan tragedy

6.15-6.45 Heather Hunter-Crawley (Swansea University)
Sense and sympatheia: modelling the fluidity of bodies in Roman domestic religion

7.30 Dinner in local restaurant (or free choice)

Tuesday 12th July

First Panel: Sweat

9.30-10.00 Mark Bradley (University of Nottingham)
Sweating like a Roman: perspiration, essence and goatiness from Republic to Empire

10.00-10.30 Jane Burkowski (Oriel College, Oxford)
Scent of a puella: perfume, sweat, and the real in Latin love elegy and Ovid’s didactic works

10.30-11.00 Colin Webster (UC Davis)
Why don’t we sweat when we hold our breath? Paradoxes of perspiration in ancient Greek medicine

11.00-11.30 Coffee

Second Panel: Menses

11.30-12.00 Rosalind Janssen (University College London)
A valid excuse for a day-off work: menstruation in an ancient Egyptian village

12.00-12.30 Irene Salvo (University of Göttingen)
Menstrual blood: what Athenian women knew

12.30-1.00 Caroline Spearing (King’s College London)
The menstruation debate in book 2 of Abraham Cowley’s Plantarum Libri Sex (1662 and 1668)

1.00-2.30 Lunch

Third Panel: Dissolving bodies and tragic fluids

2.30-3.00 Tasha Dobbin-Bennett (Emory University)
‘Efflux is my manifestation’: ancient Egyptian conceptions of putrefactive fluids

3.00-3.30 Christiaan Caspers (Murmellius Gymnasium, The Netherlands)
Heated bodies, melting selves: dissolving personhood in classical Greek poetry

3.30-4.00 Goran Vidovic (Cornell University)
Physiology of matricide: revenge and metabolism in Aeschylus’ Choephoroe

4.00-4.30 Tea

Fourth Panel: Erotic Fluids

4.30-5.00 Emilio Capettini (Princeton University)
Blush, (internal) sweat, and tear in Chariton’s Chaeras and Callirhoe

5.00-5.30 Catalina Popescu (Texas Tech University)
A Pandora of ivory: the pure humours of an erotic surrogate

5.30-6.00 Blossom Stefaniw (Gutenberg Universität Mainz)
Maleness without members: ominous fluids and passionate flux in the historia lausiaca

7.00 Wine Reception

7.30 Conference Dinner

Wednesday 13th July

9.00-10.00 Keynote Address Rebecca Flemming (Jesus College, Cambridge)
One-seed, two-seed, three-seed? Reassessing ancient theories of generation

10.00-10.30 – Break

First Panel: Semen and female fluids

10.30-11.00 Rebecca Fallas (Open University)
‘Infertile’ and ‘sub-fertile’ semen in the ancient medical texts

11.00-11.30 Tara Mulder (Wheaton College)
Wetness, foetal sex, and female bodies

11.30-12.00 Dawn Lavalle (Magdalen College, Oxford)
Adam’s semen as ‘liquid bone’ in Methodius of Olympius’ Symposium

12.00-12.30 Thea Lawrence (University of Notthingham)
Utilissimum cuique lac maternum: breastmilk, breastfeeding and the female body in early imperial Rome

12.30-1.30 Lunch

Second Panel: Wounds and morbid fluids

1.30-2.00 Assaf Krebs (Tel Aviv University)
Open and Close: wounds, skin and the corporeal envelope

2.00-2.30 Susanne Turner (University of Cambridge)
Blood, wounds and the impenetrability of the classical body

2.30-3.00 Calloway Brewster-Scott (New York University)
Fluid proofs: dropsical bodies in the Hippocratic Corpus

3.00-3.30 Leyla Ozbek (University of Cambridge)
Medical erudition and literary pathos: bodily fluids in Quintus Smyraneus’ Posthomerica

3.30-4.00 Tea

Fourth Panel: Comical and satirical bodies

4.00-4.30 Amy Coker (University of Manchester)
Fluid vocabulary: the Greek lexicon of bodily effluvia (or did the Greeks have a word for ‘spunk’?)

4.30-5.00 Andreas Gavrielatos (University of Edinburgh)
Bodily fluids in Persius’ Satires

5.00-5.30 Claude-Emmanuelle Centlivres Challet (University of Lausanne)
Satirical fluids and the couple: the role of bile, urine, sweat, sperm, milk and tears in Juvenalian conjugal relationships

End of conference, dinner in local restaurant

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