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COR/ISHR Virtual Get Togethers: Summer Series On Rhetoric

The Centre for Oratory and Rhetoric (COR) at Royal Holloway, University of London ​and the International Society for the History of Rhetoric (ISHR) are delighted to announce the "COR/ISHR virtual get togethers: summer series on rhetoric". The series will be made up of six "get togethers” which will take place on Mondays from the 7th of June to the 12th of July at 5pm (BST). The current list of speakers, with their titles, is as follows: 


7 June Michael Gagarin (University of Texas at Austin)
Rhetoric and Law 

14 June  Marc van der Poel (Radboud University Nijmegen)
Quintilian: Spaniard or Roman?

21 June  Michele Kennerly (Penn State University)
A Prehistory of Prose: Looking Closely at Logos in the 4th century BCE

28 June Christine Plastow (The Open University)
Spatial approaches to Athenian forensic oratory: problems and opportunities

5 July  Caroline Petit (University of Warwick)
Excessive Temper(ament), Flawed Character: 'Medical' and 'Ethical' in the History of Rhetoric

12 July  Thomas Blank (Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz)
Whose Appearance? Δόξα in Isocrates, or, A Plea for Polysemy

All welcome! Please email Giulia Maltagliati to register your interest; you will be added to our circulation list and will receive links to the sessions (on MS Teams) and further details closer to the time. We look forward to seeing you there.

Best wishes,

Giulia Maltagliati and Christos Kremmydas

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