Fellini Satyricon (1969), directed by the master Italian director Federico Fellini, was first shown in Rome on 3 September 1969 and released throughout Italy on 18 September 1969. It is among the most famous (though unusual) representations of the Roman world. Originally both admired and attacked, this conference aims to mark the film’s 50th anniversary and reconsider its originality and importance.

Following the film, there will be a dinner for speakers and invited guests at Istanbul Restaurant (695 Brunswick St, New Farm). For those coming by public transport, the 199 and 196 buses have stops within 20 metres of the cinema.

Registration (Required for film-showing and conference)

If you would like to attend any of the events on 4-5 October, please contact Tom Stevenson (t.stevenson@uq.edu.au) by Monday 30 September.


Assoc. Prof. Tom Stevenson and Prof. Alastair Blanshard

Classics and Ancient History

School of Historical and Philosophical Inquiry

The University of Queensland

Brisbane Qld 4072 Australia

T: +61 7 3365 3143

E: t.stevenson@uq.edu.au W uq.edu.au


About Classics and Ancient History Seminars

Research seminars are held at 4 pm (Queensland time) on Fridays.
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, they will be conducted entirely via videoconferencing in 2nd semester 2020.

The URL for these online talks, which will remain unchanged for the whole semester, will be sent to those individuals who have signed up for emails about our events in Classics and Ancient History.

Enquiries about the seminars may be made to Associate Professor David Pritchard.

The Friends of Antiquity, an alumni organisation of the University, runs its own series of public lectures, which take place on Sunday afternoons. The Friends’ program for can be found at http://www.friendsofantiquity.org.au.