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Appel à communication sur Varron, APA 2015 (1er avril 2014) – New Orleans, USA

Parmi les panels du 146e congrès annuel de l’American Philological Association (dont il a déjà été question dans un précédent billet, pour d’autres appels qui se terminent le 1er février, plus que quelques jours !), Marie-Karine Lhommé vient de me signaler celui-ci, particulièrement intéressant puisqu’il concerne l’influence et l’héritage intellectuels de Varron dans la culture latine (voir l’original sur le blog de l’APA et aussi sur Compitum).

ll est fait allusion dans l’appel à un panel qui s’est tenu lors de la rencontre de début janvier, intitulé « Varro, De Lingua Latina, and Intellectual Culture in the Late Republic ». On peut trouver ici les résumés des communications. Et pour ceux qui sont curieux de savoir tout ce qui a pu se passer lors de la rencontre de janvier, on peut trouver ici la liste des résumés des communications qui s’y sont tenues.

The Intellectual Legacy of M. Terentius Varro: Varronian Influence on Roman Scholarship and Latin Literary Culture

APA TLL Fellowship Committee
146th Annual Meeting in New Orleans
Organizer: Matthew McGowan, Fordham University (mamcgowan@fordham.edu)

This panel invites contributions exploring the influence of the works of Marcus Terentius Varro (116—27 BCE) on the development of Roman scholarship and Latin literary culture. In recognition of the great breadth of Varro’s scholarly and literary production—now mostly fragmentary or completely lost—we have intentionally left our parameters for submission broad, although we are keen to receive abstracts that treat the Varronian tradition. We encourage, in particular, submissions that address the issues and ideas developed in contemporary scholarship reassessing Varro’s scholarly works as more than merely descriptive of Roman cultural practices and intellectual life in the Late Republic. In the areas of religion, education, farming, and linguistics, for example, Varro’s voluminous output —viz. Antiquitates, Disciplinae, De re rustica, and De lingua latina—is now readily viewed as deeply formative for a new cultural identity virtually coinciding with the arrival of the Principate at Rome. Potential contributors might consider how Varro was read at Rome, or in what ways he helped to reformulate Romans’ understanding of their traditional institutions, or whether other authors followed or disputed his antiquarian methods.

Accordingly, this panel welcomes contributions from diverse approaches assessing the intellectual legacy of Varro—“the most learned of Romans” (Romanorum eruditissimus, Quint. inst. 10.1.95)—across a variety of genres and subjects: lexicography, technical treatises, grammar, etymology, linguistic theory, and literature in prose and verse. The papers here will build on the Committee’s very successful seminar, “Varro, De Lingua Latina, and Intellectual Culture in the Late Republic,” held at the APA’s 2014 meeting in Chicago.

Please send your anonymous abstract (of no more than 650 words, excluding bibliography) for a 20 minute paper as a PDF attachment to the APA office at apameetings@sas.upenn.edu, by April 1, 2014. Please indicate in the body of your e-mail the title of this panel, complete contact information, and any audio-visual equipment requirements. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Authors should follow the formatting guidelines for individual abstracts provided by the APA, including the removal of details that might reveal the author’s identity. All proposals must be submitted by April 1st.

Julie Damaggio

Doctorante de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, prépare une thèse d'édition des fragments d'Aelius Stilo et enseigne dans un collège de l'Isère ; co-rédactrice en chef du carnet Grammaticalia.

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Appel à communication – APA 2015 – février 2014

Trouvé dans la dernière lettre d’information de Compitum, un appel à communication concernant entre autres la linguistique latine, dans le cadre du congrès annuel de l’American Philological Association (appel original sur le site de l’APA ici). Attention, il s’agit bien d’un appel qui se termine en février 2014 pour le congrès de l’année suivante, soit janvier 2015.

Greek and Latin Linguistics

APA 146TH annual meeting January 8-11, 2015, New Orleans, LA

Sponsored by The Society for the Study of Greek and Latin Languages and Linguistics
Timothy Barnes, Harvard University, Jeremy Rau, Harvard University, and Benjamin W. Fortson, University of Michigan, Organizers

The Society for the Study of Greek and Latin Languages and Linguistics solicits submission of abstracts for its panel session at the New Orleans meeting of the American Philological Association in 2015. Papers treating any topic in Greek or Latin language and linguistics will be considered for presentation. Abstracts will be evaluated on the basis of merit and relevance to the field. Each panelist will be given 15 minutes for presentation of his/her paper, to be followed by 10 minutes for questions and discussion. Abstracts should be one page in length and should conform to the formatting guidelines listed in the APA Program Guide. Please send three copies of the abstract by February 25, 2014 to

Jeremy Rau
Department of the Classics
Boylston 2nd fl.
Harvard University
Cambridge, MA, 02138.

Les appels des autres panels organisés par les associations affiliées sont disponibles sur cette page. Enfin, parmi les « Organizer Refereed Panels« , on pourra noter le panel intitulé « The Problematic Text: Classical Editing in the 21st Century » (clôture de l’appel le 1er février 2014) :

CFP: The Problematic Text: Classical Editing in the 21st Century

Organizers:
Tom Keeline (Harvard University)
Justin Stover (All Souls College, Oxford)

E. R. Dodds once remarked that our classical texts were good enough to live with; D. R. Shackleton Bailey is said to have replied, “That depends on your standard of living.” That was some 50 years ago—what is the state of classical editing today? Textual criticism and editing have long been regarded as central to classical scholarship, but do they still have a place in the year 2015? How does traditional textual criticism overlap and interact with other established and emerging fields of classical studies, such as papyrology, reception studies, digital humanities, and literary theory? What possibilities for editing classical texts are provided by new technologies like computer-assisted recension, electronic text corpora, manuscript digitization, and digital editions? This panel seeks to showcase new work in textual scholarship that demonstrates the field’s ongoing importance to contemporary research in classics. Papers on Greek or Latin texts from Homer through the end of antiquity discussing new and recent editorial work, emendations, theoretical or practical problems of editing, the relationship between critical edition and commentary, prospects and possibilities for future editions, and the opportunities and challenges of editing in the digital age will all be welcome. Taken together, the papers presented will demonstrate the continued vitality and importance of textual scholarship in terms accessible to a general audience of classicists.

Please send your anonymous abstract (of no more than 650 words, excluding bibliography) for a 20 minute paper as a PDF attachment to the APA office at apameetings@sas.upenn.edu by February 1, 2014. Please indicate in the body of your e-mail the title of this panel, complete contact information, and any audio-visual equipment requirements. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously. Authors should follow the formatting guidelines for individual abstracts provided by the APA, including the removal of details that might reveal the author’s identity. All proposals must be submitted by February 1st.

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Quant à la rencontre des 2-5 janvier 2014 qui se déroule à Chicago, son programme prévisionnel est disponible ici.

Julie Damaggio

Doctorante de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, prépare une thèse d'édition des fragments d'Aelius Stilo et enseigne dans un collège de l'Isère ; co-rédactrice en chef du carnet Grammaticalia.

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Caesar : Writer, Speaker and Linguist

Toujours en septembre 2012 (du 13 au 16) mais plus loin de nous aux États-Unis se tiendra, à Amherst College dans le Massachusetts un colloque sur César qui envisagera ses différentes facettes, et notamment celle qui nous intéresse ici de linguiste : Caesar : Writer, Speaker and Linguist  réunit les contributeurs du Cambridge Companion to Caesar (eds. Luca Grillo (Amherst College) et Christopher Krebs (Stanford University)), avec notamment des interventions sur le rapport de César à la langue.

Extrait (très) sélectif du programme, en ligne sur le blog de l’American Philological Association :

Vendredi 14/09/12, 17.30-18.00 : Caesar the Linguist : The Debate about the Latin Language, G. Pezzini (in absentia)

Samedi 15/09/12, 9.00 – 9.30 (Re-)writing Latin : Caesar’s language in theory and practice, C. B. Krebs

Julie Damaggio

Doctorante de l'Université Paris-Sorbonne, prépare une thèse d'édition des fragments d'Aelius Stilo et enseigne dans un collège de l'Isère ; co-rédactrice en chef du carnet Grammaticalia.

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