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March 2017

Whose Classics? Diversity, Representation, and the Ancient World Today

March 3 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Murphey 104, 204 Lenoir Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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A standing critique of Classics as a discipline has been its supposed celebration of "dead white men" and the "origins of Western Civilization."  But today's study of Classics recognizes the fundamental importance of diversity within the ancient Greco-Roman world, a time when millions from different ethnic, racial, social, religious, and geographic backgrounds jointly strove, suffered, and succeeded.  Furthermore, Classical cultures have an important role to play in today's discussions of diversity, as differences between ancient and modern conceptions of sexual…

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Lecture: Jennifer Gates-Foster

March 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The AIA Triangle Society presents a lecture, "Egypt's Desert Frontier: The Ptolemaic Fortress at Bir Samut" by Professor Jennifer Gates-Foster of UNC-Chapel Hill. Murphey Hall 104 Thursday, March 9, 2017 5:00pm Free and open to the public  

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Lecture: Suzanne Lye

March 29 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Murphey 104, 204 Lenoir Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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The Classics Department of UNC-Chapel Hill Presents a lecture, "From Beyond the Grave: A Hypertextual Commentary in Odyssey 24" by Suzanne Lye of Dartmouth College. Murphey Hall 104 Wednesday, March 29 5:00 pm Free and open to the public - reception to follow Flyer  

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Annual North Carolina Junior Classical League State Convention

March 31 @ 5:00 pm - April 1 @ 5:00 pm

The UNC Classics Department is proud to host the annual NC Junior Classical League State Convention on March 31-April 1.

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April 2017

Lecture: Nita Krevans

April 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Murphey 104, 204 Lenoir Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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The Classics Department of UNC-Chapel Hill presents a lecture, "Son of Pastoral as Fan Fiction: the case of Eclogue 8" by Nita Krevans of the University of Minnesota. Murphey Hall 104 Thursday, April 13 5:00 pm Free and Open to the Public - Reception to Follow Flyer

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