ORDERS, PROPHECIES, PERFORMATICS – Gardzienice, 26-28 September 2013

Thursday, September 26

18.30–20.30 Session I: Association of the Gardzienice Theater with Delphi, leading to the filming of IFIGENIA W A … and the continuation of the PYTHIAN WORATORIUM. Moderator: Krzysztof Bielawski

6.30 pm – 7.00 pm Welcome: Włodzimierz Staniewski Welcome dialogue: Edith Hall and Włodzimierz Staniewski

19.00–19.30 Oliver Taplin (University of Oxford): How tragedy and vases weigh on the Delphi omphalos

19.30–20.00 Jan Bremmer (University of Groningen): Politics of the body: Imaginations of the human sacrifice in Iphigenia in Euripides’ Aulis

20.00–20.30 Panel discussion and audience questions

20.30–21.00 Vernissage of the exhibition of the Homini Homo Publishing House HOMINI Liber

 Friday, September 27

11.30–13.30 Session II: Greek theater performance Moderator: Jan Bremmer

11.30–12.00 Edith Hall (Kings College London): Dreams, death, fortune telling in Iphigenia in Tauris according to Euripides and Staniewski

12.00-12.30 Krzysztof Bielawski (Jagiellonian University): Mantic Perspectives in Greek Tragedy: Words, People and Performances

12.30–13.00 Panel discussion

17.30–20.00 Session III: Prophetic voices of Polish poets Moderator: Mariusz Zagórski

17.30–18.00 Dariusz Kosiński (Jagiellonian University): The performativity of Polish prophets

18.00–18.30 Krzysztof Rutkowski (University of Warsaw): Mickiewicz and his prophecies

18.30–19.00 Discussion

19.00-19.15 BREAK

 Host: Edith Hall

7.15 pm – 8.00 pm Zachary Dunbar (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama London): Sounds and Visions: Chopin’s Nocturne Voice (lecture with live piano music)

21.00 Premiere of the PYTHI ORATORY by Włodzimierz Staniewski with music by Mikołaj Blajda, performed by the Krakow-based Orient Express Orchestra

Saturday, September 28

11.00–13.45 Session IV: Pythian Oratory Moderator: Oliver Taplin

11.00–11.30 Jan Bremmer (University of Groningen): Consulting the Dead in Ancient Greece: Fact or Fiction?

11.30–12.00 Lech Trzcionkowski (Catholic University of Lublin): The prophetic voice of Orpheus

12.00-12.15 BREAK

12.15–12.45 Mariusz Zagórski (University of Warsaw): A mantic comedy – The reception of prophetism in the Roman epic

12.45–13.15 Andrzej Gillmeister (University of Zielona Góra), Sibylline Books – Social drama in action and civic religion in ancient Rome

13.15–13.45 Discussion

14.00 Official opening ceremony of the European Center for Theater Practices Commissioning ceremony of the Center’s buildings raised from the ruins with the participation of official guests

17.30–19.15 Session V: Historical context of the Center for Theater Practices in Gardzienice Moderator: Zachary Dunbar

17.30–18.00 Fiona Macintosh (University of Oxford): Reopening of the archives of performances: Gardzienice, APGRD-Oxford and the history of the theater

6:00 PM – 6:30 PM Yana Zarifi-Sistovari: Wisdom, Prophecy, and Divine Inspiration: The Journey to Delphi

18.30–18.45 Visiting the exhibition Stages of transformation: the history of W. Staniewski’s “Gardzienice” Theater Practices Center, organized in cooperation with the Oxford Archives of Greek and Roman Drama Performances

18.45-19.15 Yana Zarifi-Sistovari, Krzysztof Bielawski, Final remarks

19.15 Official closing of the symposium

21:00 Premiere of the PYTHAN ORATORY by Włodzimierz Staniewski with music by Mikołaj Blajda, performed by the Krakow-based Orient Express Orchestra