Lectures and Tours

Ancient and Modern Perceptions

of Roman Myth, Memory, and Culture

Lecture Series

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All lectures will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday evenings

in the Charlotte Y Martin Lecture Hall in the Jundt Art Center (Jundt 110)

The lectures are free and open to all

September 29
Livy’s Legendary Ladies
Professor Ellen Millender, Reed College
(supported by the Arnold Fund)

October 6
(Re)imag(in)ing Republican Rome: Visions of State and International Power
Professor Sarah Davies, Whitman College

October 13
The Spirit of Roman Republican Coinage
Professor Kenneth W. Harl, Tulane University

October 20
Making Our Hair Stand on End: Medusa in Mythology and (Versus?) Medusa in Modern and Contemporary Cultural Texts
Professor Ann Ciasullo, Gonzaga University
(supported by the Arnold Fund)

October 27
Graeco-Roman Wellsprings: Antiquity’s Voice in Avant Garde Painting and Design
Professor Tony Osborne, Gonzaga University
(supported by the Arnold Fund)

November 3
The Other Side of the Coin: Spinning the Roman Historical Myth
Professor Mary Jaeger, University of Oregon

November 10
The 2016–17 Alphonse A. and Geraldine F. Arnold Fund Lecture
Elite Negotiation and Consensus Building: Rewriting Early Roman Imperialism
Professor Nicolas Terrenato, University of Michigan

November 17
The Half-Life of Miracles: Replicas and Imitations of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World
Professor Jennifer Tobin, University of Illinois-Chicago
(supported by the Arnold Fund)

December 1
Rome as Cinematic Myth: Screening a New Spartacus
Professor Monica S. Cyrino, University of New Mexico

September 22
Myth and Memory in the Roman Historical Imagination
Professor Alain Gowing, University of Washington

Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest

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