Euripedes' Bacchae through the ages

Friday, March 24, 2023 - 10:15
First floor, Iontas Building, North Campus

The Department of Ancient Classics, in conjunction with the Arts and Humanities Institute, is pleased to host an afternoon colloquium on Euripedes' Bacchae and moments of its varied legacy.

All are most welcome to attend either the whole colloquium or individual sessions.

Refreshments will be served.

11:00-11:15 Welcome and Introductory remarks

11:15-12:00 Believing in Dionysus, William Allan (Oxford)

12:00-12:45 'Euripedes' Bacchae in Ireland, Isabelle Torrance (Aarhus)

1:00-2:00 Lunch

2:00-2:45 Dionysus in Deutschland, Will Desmond (Maynooth)

2:45-3:30 Scattered limbs, severed heads and the Hellenistic reception of the Bacchae, Eoghan Moloney (Maynooth)

3:30-4:15 Final discussion, closing remarks and refreshments