Friday, March 7, 2014

NYU Center for Ancient Studies - Upcoming Events

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies is sponsoring two lectures this month: The Sophistic Practice (3/21) and The Gods of Olympus: Travel and Transformation (3/27). Information about each of these free lectures can be found below.



The NYU Center for Ancient Studies, the Department of Comparative Literature and the American Comparative Literature Association present
The Sophistic Practice

A plenary panel session; part of the ACLA's 2014 Annual Meeting taking place at NYU, March 20-23, 2014.

CHAIR:
Emanuela Bianchi (NYU)
PANELISTS:
Sophistics or How to Really Do Things with Words
Barbara Cassin (CNRS/Paris Sorbonne/ENS Ulm)
Euripides: Sophistic Gods Playing with Their Traditional Images
Pietro Pucci (Cornell University)
(White) Lies of Their Times: Sophistic Rhetoric in Heliodorus' Aithiopika
Susan Jarratt (University of California, Irvine)

Friday, March 21, 2014, 2:20pm-4:10pm
Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair access)

This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Center for Ancient Studies at 212.992.7978 or at ancient.studies@nyu.edu



The NYU Center for Ancient Studies, the Department of Classics, and the Dean for the Humanities present
The Gods of Olympus: Travel and Transformation

A talk by Barbara Graziosi (Durham University) derived from her new book, The Gods of Olympus: A History (Metropolitan Books)

Thursday, March 27, 2014, at 5:00pm
Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair access)
Book-signing and reception to follow.

Barbara Graziosi was born in Trieste, Italy, and studied in Oxford and Cambridge. She is Professor of Classics at Durham University and Director, for the Arts and Humanities, of its Institute of Advanced Study. She has published widely on classical literature and its reception, and regularly contributes to radio and TV programs on the arts.


This lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Center for Ancient Studies at 212.992.7978 or at ancient.studies@nyu.edu