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OIKOS biannual Katwijk-conference

Vanaf:vr 04-03-2022
Tot en met:za 05-03-2022
Waar:Hotel Noordzee, Boulevard 72, 2225 AG Katwijk aan Zee

On Friday 4 and Saturday 5 March 2022, scholars of the research groups Greek and Latin linguistics will come together in Hotel Noordzee in Katwijk aan Zee. The conference will be organized in collaboration with the research group Ancient Rhetoric and Aesthetics. Hence, part of the lectures will concentrate on the intriguing connections between linguistics and rhetoric.

For both days there are still some places left. If you wish to participate, please register before Monday 14 February by sending an email to Marianne Bakker: m.j.bakker.3

Furthermore, we kindly ask you to inform us of which options you would like to make use of:

Options and rates
  • Lunch Friday-Saturday: € 25,00 per day
  • Dinner Friday: € 37,50
  • Single Room: € 92,50 breakfast included
  • Double Room: € 112,50 breakfast included
  • Hotel tax: € 2,25 per person per night
  • Parking garage Waaigat € 10,00 per day / part of the day. Deposit €50,00
  • Hotel garage € 15,00 per day / part of the day. Deposit €50,00

Please let us know if you have any specific dietary requirements.

The organization will closely monitor the corona measurements and we will inform the participants if we have to make a change of plans.


Friday, 4 March

10:00-10:30 Coffee & tea

10:30-10:35 Welcome

  • Chair: Casper de Jonge

10:35-10:55 Mark Janse, ‘How to get your troops to go to battle by sending them home: A rhetorical and cognitive-linguistic analysis of Agamemnon’s speech at Iliad 2.110-141’

10:55-11:10 Response and discussion: Evert van Emde Boas

11:10-11:30 Arjan Nijk, ‘Investigating prosodic and phonological iconicity in Greek literary practice’

11:30-11:45 Response and discussion: Ronald Blankenborg

11:45-12:05 Coffee break.

  • Chair: Casper de Jonge

12:05-12:25 Henric Jansen: ‘The technical style of Aeneas Tacticus’

12:25-12:40 Response and discussion: Michel Buijs

12.40-13.00 Eelco Glas, ‘Spectacle and Spectatorship: The Language of Narrative Immersion in Flavius Josephus’ Judaean War’

13.00-13.15 Response and discussion: Caterina Fossi

13:15-14:30 Lunch.

  • Chair: Koen De Temmerman

14:30-14:50 Margherita Fantoli, ‘Autem and adverbial et: science and rhetoric in Pliny the Elder’s Naturalis Historia’

14:50-15:05 Response and discussion: Merlijn Breunesse

15:05-15.25 Merel de Bruin & Lidewij van Gils, ‘Making the civitas work: a semantic-pragmatic analysis of the use of civitas in the sermones of late antique bishops’

15:25-15:40 Response and discussion: Ineke Sluiter

15:40-15:55 Tea break.

  • Chair: Koen De Temmerman

15:55-16:15 Eleonora Cattafi, ‘Syntactic variation and everyday rhetoric in Greek papyrus petitions’

16:15-16:30 Response and discussion: Gerry Wakker

16:30-16:50 Ronald Blankenborg, ‘No Time to Breathe? The Ontology of Ancient Greek Prose Rhythm.’

16:50-17:05 Response and discussion: Arjan Nijk

17:15 Drinks offered by Brill

19:00 Dinner.

Saturday, March 5

  • Chair: Suzanne Adema

09:00-09:20 Saskia Peels: ‘Lexical networks, networks of gods: how to construct them?’

09:20-09:35 Response and discussion: Rutger Allan

09:35-09.55 Silvia Stopponi: ‘A Computational Approach to Ancient Greek Semantics: Using Neural Networks to Explore Word Meaning’

09.55-10:10 Response and discussion: Adriaan Rademaker

10.10-10.30 Isabelle de Meyer: ‘A wheely important etymology: a-mo & ἅρμα’

10.30-10.45 Response and discussion: Rutger Allan

10:45-11:10 Coffee.

  • Chair: Rutger Allan

11:10-11:30 Jelle Christiaans and Adriaan Rademaker: ‘Amazing, actually! - The tragic aorist’

11:30-11:45 Response and discussion : TBA

11:45-12:05 Simon Aerts: ‘Restoring the balance: towards a history of form-function pairings in the (eco)system of the Latin tenses’

12:05-12:20 Response and discussion: Suzanne Adema

12:20-12:30 Conclusion.

12:30-13:30 Lunch.