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Recordings of the lectures and in-conversation events with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and academics, on modern and historic performances inspired by ancient Greek and Roman texts - hosted by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (University of Oxford Classics Faculty).

Reimagining Ancient Greece and Rome: APGRD public lectures Oxford University

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Recordings of the lectures and in-conversation events with acclaimed actors, directors, playwrights, and academics, on modern and historic performances inspired by ancient Greek and Roman texts - hosted by the Archive of Performances of Greek and Roman Drama (University of Oxford Classics Faculty).

    Greek Tragedy at the National Theatre of Prague during the Nazi occupation (1939 – 1945)

    Greek Tragedy at the National Theatre of Prague during the Nazi occupation (1939 – 1945)

    Alena Sarkissian gives public lecture, subtitled 'Theatre as a space of Spiritual Contemplation', on Greek Tragedy in the Czech Republic under Nazi Occupation.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    APGRD/TORCH panel discussion of 'We Are Not Princesses'

    APGRD/TORCH panel discussion of 'We Are Not Princesses'

    Nur Laiq (TORCH Global South Visiting Fellow), Hal Scardino (producer) and Fiona Macintosh (APGRD) discuss We Are Not Princesses, a documentary about Syrian women living as refugees in Beirut telling their stories through the ancient Greek play, Antigone. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 39 min
    'The Mask of a Very Definite Purpose': Edith Wharton and the Classics

    'The Mask of a Very Definite Purpose': Edith Wharton and the Classics

    The annual Classics & English lecture given in May 2019: Isobel Hurst (Goldsmiths) discusses Edith Wharton and the Classics. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 54 min
    Homer and the Discovery of the Pacific

    Homer and the Discovery of the Pacific

    An APGRD public lecture given in May 2019: Henry Power (Exeter) discusses Homeric resonances in the work of Alexander Pope, John Keats, and Thom Gunn. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 54 min
    Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

    Diversifying Greek Tragedy on the Contemporary US Stage

    Melinda Powers (CUNY) discusses modern American adaptations of Greek tragedy.

    • 46 min
    The Dancer and the Ubermarionette: Duncan, Craig and Modernist Performance

    The Dancer and the Ubermarionette: Duncan, Craig and Modernist Performance

    An APGRD / DANSOX public lecture given in February 2019: Olga Taxidou (Edinburgh) discusses the work of Isadora Duncan and Edward Gordon Craig. Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike 2.0 UK: England & Wales; http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/uk/

    • 1 hr 16 min

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