BMCR 1994.03.05

1994.03.05, Conference Announcement

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

Forensic Oratory”

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: