Intense schedule of events @RU Classics for late April, early May

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A full schedule of events at Rutgers Classics before Commencement 2009…

THURSDAY 16 APRIL @ 5 PM Wolfgang Haase (Boston University and Director of Aufstieg und Niedergang der römischen Welt),  “Marc-Antoine Muret: The First Political Commentator on Tacitus.”  Graduate Student Lounge at 126 College Ave., New Brunswick.

FRIDAY 17 APRIL Latin Fest 2009 @ 10.30 AM-5.30 PM: [Seneca], Octavia, with graduate student participants from Columbia, NYU, Penn, Princeton, Rutgers. New York University, 19 University Place, ground floor seminar room

THURSDAY 23 APRIL @5-7 PM. Senior Undergraduate Honors presentations; Eta Sigma Phi initiation. New location: Ruth Adams Building 003 (131 George Street), New Brunswick.

SATURDAY 25 APRIL @10AM-4 PM. Rutgers Day, featuring Rutgers Classics Greek and Roman Fashion Show, also LVDVS MAGNVS GLADIATORES reenactors. Steps of Brower Commons, College Avenue, New Brunswick.

THURSDAY 30 APRIL @5 PM. Eric Kondratieff (Temple University), “Virgil’s Heldenschau (Aen. 6.752-892): Pompa Funebris or City Walk?”.  Geology Hall, Old Queen’s Campus (85 Somerset Street), New Brunswick.

THURSDAY 7 MAY @4.30 PM. Markus Dubischar (Lafayette College), “Political Imagery in Solon”. Ruth Adams Building 003 (131 George Street), New Brunswick.

FRIDAY 8 MAY 1 PM. Cultural critic Lee Siegel (author, Against the Machine), “Brother, Can You Seize a Diem: The Precious Worth of Useless Knowledge in Desperate Times”. Ruth Adams Building 207 [note new room number] (131 George Street), New Brunswick.

saturnTemple of Saturn in Rome. Credit: Gjon Mili/LIFE

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One response to “Intense schedule of events @RU Classics for late April, early May

  1. I think it’s just “Against the Machine”.

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