ORAL PERFORMANCES AND THEIR CONTEXTS.
Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece V
University of Melbourne, Australia
July 1-5, 2002
CALL FOR PAPERS AND REGISTRATION
The fifth biennial Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece conference, Oral Performances and their Contexts, will be held at the University of Melbourne, Australia, from Monday, July 1 (registration and first papers) to Friday, July 5, 2002 (final day of papers). Convenor: Dr. Chris Mackie (Centre for Classics and Archaeology, University of Melbourne).
This conference will follow the same format as the previous four conferences held at Tasmania (1994), Durban (1996), Wellington (1998), and Columbia Missouri (2000), and refereed proceedings will be published by E.J. Brill as Volume 5 in an Orality and Literacy in Ancient Greece "series" in, it is hoped, late 2003.
Papers of thirty or forty minutes in length addressing any aspect of the above topic are now invited. Abstracts of no more than a page should be sent to Chris Mackie by August 1, 2001. Those who have submitted abstracts will be notified as to their acceptance in September, 2001. If you wish to precirculate your paper, please indicate this clearly (those who do will have a maximum speaking time of 10 minutes to address their paper). Please note that precirculated papers and abstracts will be distributed to participants as email attachments, as will basic registration details.
Registration is AUD $100 and AUD $80 for students; this includes at least all conference materials, morning and afternoon teas. Accommodation (with breakfast) will be available at Ormond College (AUD$50 single [plus GST]; or at The Travel Inn Motel, North Carlton (current prices AUD $108 double room; not including breakfast), which is about a 5 minute walk from the campus and conference venue.
Abstracts and inquiries about registration and accommodation should be directed to:
Dr. Christopher Mackie
Centre for Classics and Archaeology
University of Melbourne