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February 2017

Lecture: Alex Sens

February 2 @ 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, "Death, Envy, and Closure in Some Greek Funerary Epigrams (AP 7.13, 7.525)," by Alex Sens of Georgetown University. Murphey Hall 104 Thursday, February 2 5:00 pm Free and open to the public - Reception to follow Flyer

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Lecture: Patricia Rosenmeyer

February 6 @ 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, "Homer in Egypt: Epic Allusions in the Memnon Inscriptions," by Patricia Rosenmeyer of the University of Wisconsin-Madison Murphey Hall 104 Monday, February 6 5:00 pm Free and open to the public - Reception to follow Flyer

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Lecture: Ray Laurence

February 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Murphey 104, 204 Lenoir Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
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The Department of Classics at UNC Chapel Hill presents a lecture, "The 'Populus of the Future': Children in the Forum?" by Professor Ray Laurence of the University of Kent. Thursday, February 23, 2017 Murphey Hall, Room 104 6:00 pm Free and open to the public - reception to follow

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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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