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Friday 16th Dec

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Tait

9:45 Introduction
10:00 Loprieno The grammar of Egyptian narrative: a problem of linguistics or of literary theory?
11:00 Jay A Tale of Two Tales: Comparing Wenamon and Two Brothers
11:30 Enmarch Of spice and mine: The Tale of the Shipwrecked Sailor and Middle Kingdom expedition inscriptions
  12:00 COFFEE

Vanstiphout

12:15 Wilson Magical Structures in Narrative: Some Medieval examples
  13:15 LUNCH

George

14:15 ZIPANG The Poor Man of Nippur: a performance
14:30 Yakubovich Information Structure and Word Order in the Aramaic of the Book of Daniel
15:00 Cohen The Tense-Aspect System of the Old-Babylonian Epic
  16:00 COFFEE

Moers

16:15 Feldt Monstrous Identities: Narrative Strategies in Sumerian Heroic Literature - The Case of Lugale
16:45 Parkinson "Is this the promised end?": Aspects of the Unexpected in Egyptian Narratives

Zakrzewska

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By kind invitation of the Friends of the Petrie Museum, all conference delegates had the opportunity to attend, without extra cost, the Friends of the Petrie Museum Christmas Lecture on "Mummies, asps and far too much eye make-up: Ancient Egypt in the Cinema", which was delivered by John Johnston.  The lecture took place at 18:30 in room G6 of the Institute of Archaeology, and lasted one hour. The lecture was followed by the Friends of the Petrie Museum's Christmas reception.

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Saturday 17th Dec

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Baines

9:45 Perez-Accino Text as territory: Mapping Sinuhe's ethical path
10:15 Vanstiphout From Deep to Surface Structure: the Poetical Essence of  Sumerian Narratives
11:15 Kyffin "A true secret of the House of Life": Prosody, Intertext and Performance in Magical Texts
  11:45 COFFEE

Loprieno

12:00 Dattaray Rama and the bards: Narrative technique in the Ramayanas
12:30 Smith Military narrative – fact or fiction?
  13:00 LUNCH

Enmarch

14:00 ZIPANG Isis and the Death of Osiris: a performance
14:20 Moers Broken Icons - The Use of Meta-Narratives in the Story of Sinuhe
14:50 Reintges Oral Poetry Versus Literary Composition: Another Look at The Discourse Structure of the Ancient Egyptian Pyramid Texts
  15:50 COFFEE

Reintges

16:05 Tait Demotic Narrative in its nuts and bolts
16:35 Zakrzewska Masterplots and Martyrs: narrative techniques in Bohairic hagiography

Loprieno

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