In an afternoon of talks and presentations, three leading scholars in Neo-Latin literature will share their thoughts and offer advice regarding the practicalities and challenges involved in editing and translating Neo-Latin texts. The event will take place from 2pm-4:10pm on Friday 17th June on Zoom, and each presentation will be 25-30 minutes long each. There will be ten minutes set aside for questions and comments following each presentation.

  • Introductory remarks: Tomos Evans, Postgraduate Representative of the Society for Neo Latin Studies [2pm-2:05pm]
  • Stephen Harrison: ‘Commentating on neo-Latin texts: a classical perspective’ [2:05-2:35]
  • Ingrid De Smet: “What should go in a book / project proposal for a Neo-Latin text edition?” [2:45-3:15]
  • Sharon Van Dijk: ‘Only for Those in the Know: The Challenges of Translating the Correspondence of Zwingli and Oecolampadius’ [3:25-3:55]
  • Concluding remarks: Tomos Evans [4:05-4:10]

Please send an email to Tomos Evans at to receive the Zoom link.

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