Join us for the Classics Society annual Fall lecture by Barry B. Powell, Bascom-Halls Professor of Classics Emeritus! What are the origins of the representation of myths in art? When does it begin? Why does it begin? What are the unique circumstances that made this tradition possible in Greek art? In this lecture Powell offers surprising answers to these perplexing questions.
Mary McHughwill give an interactive lecture entitled “Modern Palmeritan Markets and Street Food in the Ancient Roman World.” Sparked by a description from the Roman poet Martial, her talk will explore poetry, material culture, and comparative modern evidence to discover the street food culture