The Department of Classics, Yale University, will host a conference,
"Onstage Offstage: Self-Presentation by Body and Voice in Classical
Athens," on Saturday, April 16, 1994 at the Whitney Humanities
Center (53 Wall St., New Haven) from 10:30-4:00 pm.
The program will include the following papers:
Alan Boegehold (Brown)--
"How the Man in the Street Expressed Exactly What He
Meant to Say"
Eva Stehle (Maryland)--
"Men Speaking of Love in the Symposium"
Edith Hall (Reading)--
"Lawcourt Dramas: The Power of Performance in Greek
Donald Lateiner (Ohio Wesleyan)--
"Strategic Insult in Socratic Athens: Verbal and Nonverbal
Ridicule and Vulnerability"
Adele Scafuro (Brown)--
"Taking Risks: An Athenian Drama"
Barry Strauss (Cornell)--
"Fatherhood, or a Private Drama in Athenian Public Life"
Victor Bers (Yale)--
"Kosmios legein "
There will be no registration fee.
For further information, contact Victor Bers (snail-mail: Dept.
of Classics, Box 208266, New Haven, CT 06520-8266, or e-mail: