Sunday 20 October 2019 in Fitzpatrick Hall, Queens’ College
Following the 2019 Greek Play, Oedipus at Colonus, this one-day symposium brings together writers, academics and theatre practitioners to discuss tragedy, comedy, revolutionary politics and staging Greek drama today.
Participants: Felix Budelmann, Pat Easterling, Oliver Taplin, Fiona Macintosh, Rebecca Laemmle, Jennifer Wallace, Renaud Gagne, Paul Cartledge, Andrew Zurcher, Edith Hall and this year’s Greek play director, Daniel Goldman.
Each panel consisted of a short talk by each speaker, followed by a chaired discussion.
Panel 1: Oedipus at Colonus and its Reception (chair: Felix Budelmann)
- Pat Easterling (Cambridge)
- Fiona Macintosh (Oxford)
- Oliver Taplin (Oxford)
Panel 2: Pollution and Politics (chair: Rebecca Laemmle)
- Jennifer Wallace (Cambridge)
- Renaud Gagne (Cambridge)
- Paul Cartledge (Cambridge)
Panel 3: Page to Stage (chair: Andrew Zurcher)
- Edith Hall (KCL)
- Daniel Goldman (2019’s Greek Play director)
A set of Programme Notes is available (PDF format).
Photo credits to David Swarbrick 2019.