Classics Speaker Series
#ClassicsNow: The Urgency of Re-Imagining Antiquity
While the legacy of ancient Greece and Rome permeates Western cultures, its historical association with privileges of class, race, and gender calls for renewed reflection on its uses and misuses in our global twenty-first century world.
The 2019-2020 installment of the #ClassicsNow speaker series showcases emerging, politically resonant approaches to Greco-Roman antiquity and explores exciting new possibilities for the study of the past today.
- F 10/18 Professor Sarah Bond and Dr. Donna Zuckerberg for “Making Classics Public”
3:30-5:00 PM | Kresge 1515
- TH 11/7 Professor Edith Hall (King’s College| “Classics and Social Class, 1689-2019”
5:00-6:30 | University Hall 122
- T 2/20 Professor Johanna Hanink (Brown University) | “New directions in Greek archaeopolitics” 5:00-6:30 | Kresge 1515
- T 4/16 Professor Eric Cline | “1177 BC: Is the Collapse at the End of the Late Bronze Age of Relevance Today?”
5:00-6:30 | Kresge 1515