Tuesday April 8th
1.00-2.00pm: Registration (Parkinson Court, Parkinson Building)
1.00 pm onwards: Conference exhibition open (The Brotherton Room, Special Collections, The Brotherton Library)
2.10-3.10pm: Keynote: Christopher Stray (Swansea/London) Classical Scholars at War: Europe and America, 1800-1930.
3.10-4.10pm: Neville Morley (Bristol) Thucydides and the Legitimization of War.
4.30pm-5.30pm: Lynn Kozak and Miranda Hickman (McGill University in Montréal) Poppies and Wild-Hyacinth: H.D.s Hellenic Responses to the First World War.
5.30pm-6.30pm: Keynote: David Scourfield (National University of Ireland, Maynooth) Classical In/stabilities: Virginia Woolf, Ford Madox Ford, and the Great War.
Evening: Conference Dinner
Wednesday April 9th
9.00am-10.00am: Alison Rosenblitt (Oxford) cast like Euridyce one brief look behind: the classical underworld in E.E. Cummings and the idea of moving on.
10.30-11.30am: Ingrid Sharp (Leeds) Pacifism in Werfels Trojan Women, Berlin 1916.
11.30am-12.30pm: Maarten De Pourcq (Nijmegen) Tragedy in the Trenches: Classics and Cultural Politics in Flemish Theatre during WWI and its Aftermath.
2.00-3.00pm: Marian Makins (Pennsylvania) Classical Landscapes and Storied Locations in the Battlefields of WWI.
3.00-4.00pm: Lorna Hardwick (Open University) Legacies and refractions (David Reynolds, The Long Shadow, 2013): how ancient texts and their receptions both contribute to and challenge modern constructs of WW1.
4.30pm-5.30pm: Keynote: Angela Hobbs (Sheffield) Who Lied? Classical Heroism and WW1.
5.30pm onwards: Performance Events inspired by Euripides Trojan Women, produced by Eleanor OKell (Leeds) and directed by George Rodosthenous (Leeds) (Parkinson Court, Parkinson Building)
Thursday April 10th
10.00am-11.00am: Moa Ekbom (Uppsala) Hic primum Fortuna fidem mutate novavit: the Sortes Vergilianae in World War I.
Respondents to Postgraduate papers: Lorna Hardwick (Open University) & Christopher Stray (Swansea/London)
11.00am-12.00pm: Jasmine Hunter-Evans (Exeter) Re-imagining Rome at the Fall of Western Civilization: David Jones and the Analogy of Decline.
1.30pm-3.30pm: Postgraduate Papers and Panel Discussion: Classical Scholarship in WWI.
Conference organized by Elizabeth Pender (Leeds) and Edmund Richardson (Durham).
Venue: The Brotherton Room, Special Collections, The Brotherton Library, University of Leeds.
The Northern Association for Ancient Philosophy annual meeting at Leeds (April 7th-8th 2014) will include an associated panel on the theme of The Justice, Ethics and Conventions of War in Ancient Thought.