Clash of the Titans

If you enjoyed the movie, you can now attend the conference. In fact, you can attend it even if you thought that the movie was not up to the usual Hollywood standards! There is no doubt on my mind that the papers will be far more interesting and thought provoking. Read the details here:

“In the week of its official DVD release, the Classics Department at the University of Leeds is pleased to ‘Release the Kraken’ with a half-day colloquium on Leterrier’s Clash of the Titans on Friday, 29 October 2010.

12.00 – 12.30 p.m.: Coffee in Staff Common Room (Parkinson 119)
12.30 – 12.40 p.m.: Welcome (Steve Green)
12.45 – 1.30 p.m.: Steven Green ( Leeds) Between Heaven and Earth: Perseus and the Triumph of Humanity
1.45 – 2.30 p.m.: Gideon Nisbet (Birmingham) God Mode: Unlocking Clash of the Titans with Sony’s God of War
2.45 – 3.30 p.m.: Dunstan Lowe (Reading) “What do we need the gods for?” Olympian Mythology in 21st century
3.45 – 4.30 p.m.: Concluding Discussion and Future Developments
4.30 – 6.30 p.m.: Drinks and Early Dinner

There is no fee for attendance, but those interested in attending should notify Steven Green ( ”

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  1. I did not enjoy the movie. The mystic stories were only playing in the background. And the action plot was kind of boring. So would you mind if I skip the conference? :-)

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