Workshop 1 – St Andrews 2014

PROGRAMME

St Andrews Workshop Programme PDF

SATURDAY, 1 NOVEMBER 2014

Parliament Hall, South Street, St Andrews

17:00                   Registration, reception

17.30                   Welcome by Convenors

Catherine Cobham (University of St Andrews)

Christine van Ruymbeke (University of Cambridge)

Kirill Dmitriev (University of St Andrews)

18:00-19.30         Lecture

The Impact of Abū Nuwās on Arabic and Hebrew Andalusian Poetry

Arie Schippers (University of Amsterdam)

 20:00                  Conference dinner (invited speakers only)

                            Macdonald Rusacks Hotel, Pilmour Links, St Andrews

SUNDAY, 2 NOVEMBER 2014

Parliament Hall, South Street, St Andrews

9.30-10.00        Coffee/tea

10.00-12.00         Session 1: Arabic khamriyya

The Rhetoric of the Khamriyya in the Poetry of the Hudhayl tribe

Ali Hussein (University of Haifa)

The motif of wine in early Arabic ghazal: some observations on the poetry of Abū Ṣaḫr al-Huḏalī

Kirill Dmitriev (University of St Andrews)

 12.00-13.30      Lunch

 13.30-15.30         Session 2: Persian wine poetry

Ahl-i dhimmat as Facilitators of Muslim Transgression in Early Persian Wine Poetry

Dominic Brookshaw (Oxford University)

Of Fight and Feast: Antinomian Metaphors in Persian Iran-Iraq War Poetry

Asghar Seyed-Gohrab (Leiden University, via Skype, tbc)

 18.30                  Conference dinner (invited speakers only)

                            Hotel Du Vin, 40 The Scores, St Andrews

MONDAY, 3 NOVEMBER 2014

Parliament Hall, South Street, St Andrews

9.30-10.00        Coffee/tea

10.00-12.00         Session 3:

Wine poems in Mamluk, Ottoman, Safavid-Mughal literature

The role of wine in Ibrāhīm al-Miʿmār’s diwan

Hakan Özkan (Universität Münster)

                             Wine in  Fuzūlī’s Poetry

Orhan Elmaz (University of St Andrews)

12.00-13.30      Lunch

13.30-15.30         The Circulation of the Astonishing Cup:

The Many Facets of Wine Imagery in Bedil’s Muḥīṭ-i A`ẓam

Hajnalka Kovacs (Stanford University)

The Wines of Ahmadnagar: Bacchic Themes  and Court Culture in Ẓohūri’s Saqi-nāma

Paul Losensky (Indiana University, via Skype, tbc)

17:00-18.30         Lecture

                            The Wine-Drinking Party in Medieval Hebrew Poetry

Raymond Scheindlin (Jewish Theological Seminary New York)

19.00                  Dinner

 TUESDAY, 4 NOVEMBER 2014

Departure of the participants