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Programme

The conference will take place at Millburn House (building 43 on this campus map). The presentations and coffee breaks will take place in Room A0.28 and the adjoining foyer (Department of Film and Television Studies), while lunch and the wine reception will take place a short walk away, in the Millburn House main foyer.

09.45-10.15
Registration and tea/coffee

10.15-11.45
KEYNOTE LECTURE
Jon Whitman (English, The Hebrew University)
Fable and Fact: Judging the Language of Scripture (Judges 9:8-15) from Antiquity to Modernity
Chair: Vladimir Brljak (English and CLS, Warwick)

11.45-12.15
Tea/coffee

12.15-13.30
PANEL I
Penelope Murray (Classics)
The Muses and Personification Allegory in Antiquity
Lisa Rosenthal (Art and Design, UIUC)
Grasping at Meaning: Material Form and Sensory Knowledge in Visual Allegory
Chair: Andrew Laird (Classics, Warwick)

13.30-14.30
Buffet lunch

14.30-15.45
PANEL II
James Christie (English and CLS, Warwick)
Marxism and Allegory: The Allegorical Hermeneutics of Fredric Jameson
Ery Shin (English, Oxford)
Queer Theory and Its Self-Imposed Allegories
Chair: Philip Gaydon (Philosophy, Warwick)

15.45-16.15
Tea/coffee

16.15-17.30
PANEL III
Marco Nievergelt (English, Lausanne)
The Failures of Allegory and the Allegory of Failure: Self, Narrative, and History
Raymond W. Gibbs, Jr. (Psychology, UCSC)
The Allegorical Mind
Chair: Catherine Bates (English and CLS, Warwick)

17.30-19.00
Wine reception

Allegory Studies?

University of Warwick

7 November 2013


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