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26 The Forbury
Reading, Berkshire RG1 3EJ United Kingdom
0118 952 7770 https://www.roseatehotels.com/reading/theroseate/

November 2020

Antic-Queer-Tea Café

18 November, 2020, 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Online: The Roseate, Reading, 26 The Forbury
Reading, Berkshire RG1 3EJ United Kingdom

This is an online event. 'Antic-Queer-Tea' will explore how Greco-Roman antiquity has influenced new worlds of LGBTQI+ identities. Sappho, Ganymede, Artemis, Tiresias, Spartans, Greek symposia or Roman emperors have populated our imaginations, providing models and perspectives for thinkers and writers such as Winckelmann, Foucault, Wilde or E.M. Forster, films such as Call Me by Your Name, and many theatre-performances. Three scholars working in the University of Reading’s Classics Department and its Ure Museum - Oliver Baldwin, Katherine Harloe and Claudina…

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