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Vergil Week 2015 Symposium at CWRU: Call for Papers

This year during the annual Vergil Week celebrations (Friday April 24th) on the campus of Case Western Reserve University, the Department of Classics will hold a symposium that will focus attention on Book Two of the Aeneid. We seek original scholarship that deals with any aspect of Book Two of Vergil’s Aeneid. Scholars might consider Vergil’s account of the Fall of Troy in comparison with what is known from the Greek Epic cycle or Greek tragedy; or address the issue of Aeneas’s narrative as a story-within-a-story; or examine the authenticity of the Helen passage; or Greco-Roman art as inspiration for episodes within the book; or reception of Book Two in post-Classical literature and art…

Authors are invited to send an abstract and a brief cover letter in pdf by e-mail on or before Friday January 16, 2015 to Professor Timothy Wutrich (

Further information and guidelines can be found by clicking here.