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RESCHEDULED 4/14 Lecture on gladiators in Pompeii by Dr. Stephen Tuck

We have been able to reschedule Dr. Tuck’s lecture! Please join the Department of Classics and the Mississippi/Memphis Society of the Archaeological Instititute of America for a public lecture by Dr. Steven L. Tuck of Miami University.  In this lecture,  “Gladiators at Pompeii: … Continue reading

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3/19 Lecture on Dido and Aeneas by Dr. Megan Drinkwater

Please join the Department of Classics for a public lecture by Dr. Megan Drinkwater of Agnes Scott College.  In this talk, “Future Imperfect: Dido and Aeneas in Ovid’s Heroides 7 and Virgil’s Aeneid,” Dr. Drinkwater explores how Ovid’s poem disrupts the national mythology of … Continue reading

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11/6 North Panola High visit

The Department had a great time hosting two dozen Latin and Classical mythology students from North Panola High and their teachers during their visit to UM.  The group spent some time at the University Museum to work with the Robinson … Continue reading

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11/13 Lecture on the Athenian Acropolis by Dr. Nancy Klein

Please join the Department of Classics and the Mississippi/Memphis Society of the Archaeological Instititute of America for a public lecture by Dr. Nancy Klein, of Texas A&M University. Dr. Klein’s lecture,  “Before the Parthenon: the Architecture of the Archaic Acropolis,” traces … Continue reading

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