University of Pittsburgh


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CLASS ACTS
Exploring The Role of Classics In Modern Performance



An Interdisclipinary Conference for Graduate and Undergraduate Students

Organized by the Departments of Classics, Theater Arts, & English/Film Studies


 
 

                                          MARCH 21-23, 2014

3TH FLOOR OFTHE UNIVERSITY CLUB,

UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH


 

SCHEDULED SPEAKERS INCLUDE:

Dr. Mae Smethurst, Emerita Professor of Classics, University of Pittsburgh
Dr. Paul Woodruff, Professor of Philosophy and Classics, University of Texas
Dr. Pantelis Michelakis, Senior Lecturer in Classics, University of Bristol
Dr. Konstantinos Nikoloutsos, Assistant Professor, Saint Joseph’s University


 

Keynote Address

DR. MARCIA LANDY, Distinguished Professor of English/Film Studies, University of Pittsburgh


 

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS& PERFORMANCES:

  • HOW TO PRODUCE AN ANCIENT PLAY FOR A MODERN AUDIENCE
  • PERFORMANCE OF A SCENE FROM AN ANCIENT GREEK OR ROMAN PLAY


FEATURING

Stacey Cabaj, Actress, Lecturer of Performance, University of Pittsburgh
Ken Bolden, Actor, Adjunct Professor, Theatre Arts, University of Pittsburgh
Dennis Schebetta, Writer, Actor, Guest Director of Pitt Theatre Arts' Production of Agamemnon


 
 

  • AN ILIAD at the O’Reilly Theatre & conversation with the cast

Also:

UNDERGRADUATE POSTER SESSIONS, VIDEO ESSAY SESSIONS &

UNDERGRADUATE PAPER SESSIONS

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