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Upcoming Events

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2017 - 2018 Lectures and Presentations

“Fathers, Sons, and Similes in Homer Odyssey 16”
 Professor Deborah Beck

Classics, University of Texas, Austin
Thursday, March 8, 2018 5-6:30pm
Location: Mandel Reading Room 303 

“1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed”
 Professor Eric H. Cline

Classics and Anthropology, George Washington University
Thursday, November 16, 5-6:30pm
Location: Mandel Reading Room 303 

Meet the Majors: Dr. Catherine Baker Lecture
Brandeis ’05, Visiting Assistant Professor, Bowdoin College
Thursday, October 19, 5-6:30 p.m 
Location: Mandel Reading Room 303 

"From Beyond the Grave: A Hypertextual Commentary in Odyssey 24”
Dr. Suzanne Lye
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Darmouth College 

Tuesday, September 19, 5-6:30 p.m
Location: Mandel Reading Room 303 

Photo Credits: [left] Medea Escapes in Serpe Chariot, marble sarcophagus, Roman, mid-second century CE, now housed in the Pergamon Museum, Berlin (Photo Credit: Barbara McManus, 1992), courtesy of the VRoma Project; [Middle] Antinous, marble bust, from Villa Hadriana, now exhibited as Inv. No. 251, Sala Rotonda, Pio-Clementino Museum, The Vatican (Photo Credit: Jastrow); [right] Girl pouring perfume into a vial, wall painting, Villa Farnesina, 1st century B.C.E., now at the Terme Museum, Rome (Photographic Credit: Barbara McManus, 1979), courtesy of the VRoma Project.