Classics and the Spectacular under Fascism

Lunedì 16 dicembre 2019 - Lecture Theatre, Ioannou Center, 66 St Giles' Oxford

L'evento è organizzato da APGRD, University of Oxford, Laboratorio Dionysos - Archivio digitale del teatro antico, Università degli Studi di Trento, University of Groningen.
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Programma

10.15-10.45
Registration and Coffee

10.45-11.00
Welcome from Fiona Macintosh (Oxford)
Giovanna Di Martino (Oxford) and Sara Troiani (Trento) present the APGRD and Laboratorio Dionysos Databases
 
11.00-12.00
Classicising the Spectacle
Chair: Oliver Taplin (Oxford)

Eleftheria Ioannidou (Groningen) - A Classical Modernity

Giovanna Di Martino (Oxford) - Aeschylus at the Crossroads between ‘Modernities’

12.00-13.00
Classics and the Spectacular I

Chair: Giorgio Ieranò (Trento)

Sara Troiani (Trento) - Ettore Romagnoli’s Productions and the Fascist Regime

Natalie Minioti (Thessaloniki) - The Secret Meaning of the Chorus in the Theatrical Performances of the Dramatic Festival of Syracuse during the Fascist Period  
 
13.00-14.00 - Lunch

14.00-15.00
Classics and the Spectacular II  

Chair: Fiona Macintosh (Oxford)

Giovanna Casali (Bologna) - Did Music Change under the Fascist Regime? A Survey of the Musical Compositions in the INDA Performances

Giulia Bordignon (Venice) - "Living Sculpture": The Dancing Chorus at the Greek Theatre in Syracuse, 1927-1939

15.00-15.15 - Coffee break

15.15-16.15
Theorising Fascist Classicism 

Chair: Eleftheria Ioannidou (Groningen)

Dimitris Plantzos (Athens) and Vasileios Balaskas (Malaga-Athens) - Reinventing Romanitas: Exchanges of Classical Antiquities as Symbolic Gifts between Italy and Spain (1933-1943)

Helen Roche (Durham) - Theorising the Use and Abuse of the Classical Past in Mussolini's Third Rome and Hitler's Third Reich

16.15-17.15
Plenary led by Pantelis Michelakis (Bristol)

17.15-18.00 - Drinks reception