Monday, October 6, 2014

Rose-Marie Lewent Conference: WarStories

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies, in conjunction with the Aquila Theatre: YouStories Project, National Endowment for the Humanities; the Society for Artistic Veterans; and the Dean of the College of Arts and Science announces the

Rose-Marie Lewent Conference

Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Hemmerdinger Hall
Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible)



5:30pm WELCOME
Matthew S. Santirocco, Senior Vice Provost, Professor of Classics, and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies, NYU

Peter Meineck, Clinical Associate Professor of Classics, NYU/Founder and Program Director, Aquila Theatre

5:45pm OPENING ADDRESS
Telling Who We Are
Kwame Anthony Appiah, Professor of Philosophy and Law, NYU

6:15pm A FEMALE PHILOCTETES, BASED ON SOPHOCLES
Three Passages

7:00pm RESPONSE
Nancy Sherman, University Professor of Philosophy, Georgetown University

7:15pm AUDIENCE DISCUSSION
Peter Meineck and Nancy Sherman, Moderators

7:30pm RECEPTION

The conference will be preceded by an afternoon of staged readings presented by the Society for Artistic Veterans and Aquila Theatre from 1:00-5:00pm in Hemmerdinger Hall.  Scenes from new plays written by veterans will be followed by discussion.

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