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NYU’s Rose-Marie Lewent Conference, “Animals in Antiquity”—February 13-14

January 24, 2014
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New York University’s Center for Ancient Studies announces the forthcoming Rose-Marie Lewent Conference, “Animals in Antiquity,” to be held Thursday, February 13 and Friday, February 14 at NYU’s Hemmerdinger Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, 100 Washington Square East (enter at 32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place [wheelchair accessible]).

The conference will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, February 13, with a keynote lecture by the University of Pennsylvania’s Jeremy McInerney (“Thinking with Animals: Hybridity and the Greek Imagination”). It will continue on Friday, February 14, from 8:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., with a series of presentations, including: “Animals in Love: Images from Greek and Latin Literature,” “Are Animals Naked? A View from Greek Art,” and “Intellect and Morality in Animal Emotions: Ancient and Modern Views.”

The conference, co-sponsored by the NYU Center for Ancient Studies, the Animal Studies Initiative, and the Department of Classics, will examine the role of animals in ancient culture, literature, and art. The full program may be viewed here.

The event is free and open to the public, which may call 212.992.7978 or email ancient.studies@nyu.edu for more information. Subway Lines: 6 (Astor Place); N, R (8th Street)

EDITOR’S NOTE:
NYU’s Center for Ancient Studies was created in 1996 to promote interdisciplinary and cross-cultural study of the past. Directed by Senior Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs Matthew S. Santirocco, and supported largely through endowment, the Center funds travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students, annual research conferences and lectures, and summer outreach seminars for faculty from across the United States (in collaboration with the Faculty Resource Network). Scholarly organizations that are based at the Center include the American section of the Institute for Etruscan and Italic Studies and its journal, Etruscan News, and the Aquila Theatre Company.

 

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