Week 1 (19 January)

Chris Kraus (Yale) – The Ancient Quarrel between Text and Commentary

Week 2 (26 January)

Tobias Reinhardt (Corpus Christi) – Commenting on What Is There and What Is Not: The Case of Cicero’s Academica

Week 3 (2 February)

Glenn Most (Max Planck Institute for the History of Science, External Scientific Member; Committee on Social Thought, University of Chicago, Visiting Professor) and André Laks (Sorbonne/Universidad Panamericana) Applying the Principle of Charity: I. Charity and Allegoresis, II. Charity and Plato’s Laws

Week 4 (9 February)

Judith Schlanger (Corpus Christi) – What Do Jewish Commentaries Look Like? Page Layouts in Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts

Week 5 (16 February)

Chris Minkowski (Balliol) – Outlandishness in Sanskrit Commentary

Week 6 (23 February)

Olivia Stewart-Lester (Loyola University Chicago) – “I, Paul, write this greeting with my own hand”: Pseudepigraphy as Commentary in 2 Thessalonians and the Task of the New Testament Commentator

Week 7 (2 March)

Jeremiah Coogan (Keble) – Doubled Recycling in Late Ancient Gospel Commentary

Week 8 (9 March)

Il-Kweon Sir (Cambridge) – Commenting on the Lesbian Poets: What’s It All For?