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Lorenz Eitner Lecture on Classical Art and Culture

Please join us on November 2 at 6pm for this year's Eitner Lecture: "Troubling the Classical Commonplace: Reading Ancient Athenian Legal Speeches After Frederick Douglass".

Emily Greenwood is Professor of Classics and Chair of the Department of Classics at Yale University. Her research focuses on Ancient Greek Historiography (Herodotus and Thucydides) and the complex dialogue between Classical Antiquity and Modernity, especially in Black Diasporic traditions.

Points of View: Why Classics?

The Lorenz Eitner Lectures on Classical Art and Culture

Made possible through the generosity of Peter and Lindsay Joost, the Eitner Lectures on Classical Art and Culture aim to publicize Classics and Classical scholarship to a wider public. The lecture series was established in honor of the late Lorenz Eitner, renowned scholar, teacher and writer. The date and lecturer of the next Eitner Lecture are:

November 2, 2018
Emily Greenwood (Yale University)

Stanford Classics Early Career Visiting Fellows

Dr. Ben Russell

In 2013 the department established this program to support outstanding early-career Classicists. Dr. Ben Russell will join us for the 18-19 academic year.

Alumni and Friends of Classics