Euripides’ Bacchae through the ages
Friday, March 24, 2023
First Floor (1.33), Iontas Building, North Campus
The Department of Ancient Classics, in conjunction with the Arts and Humanities Institute, is pleased to host an afternoon colloquium on Euripides’ Bacchae and moments of its varied legacy.
All are most welcome to attend—either the whole colloquium or individual sessions. Refreshments will be served.
11:00-11:15 Welcome and introductory remarks
11:15-12:00 ‘Believing in Dionysus’, Professor William Allan (Oxford)
12:00-12:45 ‘Euripides’ Bacchae in Ireland’, Professor Isabelle Torrance (Aarhus) *online*
2:00-2:45 ‘Dionysus in Deutschland’, Dr William Desmond (Maynooth)
2:45-3:30 ‘Scattered limbs, severed heads and the Hellenistic reception of the Bacchae’, Dr Eoghan Moloney (Maynooth)
3:30-4:15 Final discussion and closing remarks.