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Writing Neo-Latin Literary History

In the winter term 2019/20, Sebastian Donat, dean of the humanities faculty of Innsbruck University, has been organising a lecture series (Ringvorlesung) under the title Positionen der Literaturwissenschaft. He had invited speakers from different philological disciplines, and on October 29, Florian Schaffenrath spoke about Regionale Geschichtsschreibung – aktuelle und künftige Fragestellungen am Beispiel des Lateinischen.

El latín en el discurso intelectual de la Edad Moderna: ciencia, religión, filosofía

The 14th–18th October 2019 saw a week-long intensive course on Neo-Latin’s place in early modern intellectual discourse take place in Madrid, Spain. The postgraduate course was designed and led by Pablo Toribio and José Manuel Cañas Reíllo of the Spanish National Research Council (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, CSIC) and was held at the Council’s Centre for Human and Social Sciences (CCHS).

LBI at Alumni Homecoming-Days of the University of Innsbruck

On the occasion of the Alumni Homecoming-Days on the 17th of October 2019, the Bereich Gräzistik/Latinistik of the Institut für Sprachen und Literaturen organized a round-table discussion about the teaching of Latin across Europe. In a completely full archeological museum of Innsbruck University, current, former, and affiliated members of the LBI represented Poland, Italy, Germany and Belgium. Dr Simon Zuenelli and Mag.

Anna Novokhatko appointed as Associate Professor at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

The LBI warmly congratulates our team member Anna Novokhatko for being appointed as Associate Professor of Classics at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Anna joined the LBI in 2011. She was based at the Classics Department of the University of Freiburg, one of the LBI’s partners, and has taken part in the vivid collaboration between Freiburg and Innsbruck ever since. Besides Neo-Latin Studies, Anna’s research focusses on Ancient Greek drama, digital humanities and Latin and Ancient Greek linguistics.

Lucy Nicholas: Looking at the Sixteenth-Century through a Latin lens. The prose and verse of Walter Haddon

On Tuesday, 27th August 2019, Lucy Nicholas gave the talk:

Looking at the Sixteenth-Century through a Latin lens. The prose and verse of Walter Haddon

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Tue, 27/08/2019 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5, Langer Weg 11, 6020 Innsbruck

Tyler Patterson: Poggio Bracciolini's De Varietate Fortunae I. A New All-Latin Edition and Commentary for Intermediate Students

On Tuesday, 20th August 2019, Tyler Patterson gave the talk:

Poggio Bracciolini's De Varietate Fortunae I. A New All-Latin Edition and Commentary for Intermediate Students

The talk was followed by a discussion.

Event Details
Date: 
Tue, 20/08/2019 - 18:00
Location: 
Atrium SR 5, Langer Weg 11, 6020 Innsbruck

21st NeoLatina Conference: Carolus Quintus – Kaiser Karl V. in der neulateinischen Literatur

On 27-29 June 2019 the 21st international NeoLatina conference took place, this year – as an alternate event venue next to Würzburg and Innsbruck – in Freiburg i. Br. Hence, with the NeoLatina originally having started as the “Freiburg Neo-Latin Symposium” in 1999, the annual conference returned to its birthplace exactly 20 years after the series’ foundation.

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