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CAMS Lecture Series 2018-2019: "Wisdom in the Ancient World"

Students, faculty, and interested members of the community are invited to attend the series of lectures on a series of topics that deal with aspects of community formation and identity in the ancient Mediterranean world. The following lectures are scheduled.
When Sep 13, 2018 12:00 AM to
Apr 11, 2019 12:00 AM
Where 102 Weaver Building

Thurs., Sept. 13, 2018
Thoth is My Co-Pilot: Seeking Wisdom and the God of Wisdom in Graeco-Roman Period Egypt
Richard Jasnow, Professor of Egyptology, Johns Hopkins University
4:30–6:00 P.M., 102 WEAVER BLDG

Wed., Oct. 24, 2018
The Figure of the Sage in Early Jewish Wisdom
Benjamin G. Wright, University Distinguished Professor, Lehigh University
4:30–6:00 P.M., 102 WEAVER BLDG.

Tues., Nov. 6, 2018
Towards a Definition of sapientia: Philosophy in Cicero’s Pro Marcello
Katharina Volk, Professor of Classics, Columbia University
4:30–6:00 P.M., 102 WEAVER BLDG.

Mon., Jan. 14, 2019
Philosophy’s Second Coming
Philip Horky, Associate Professor of Classics and Ancient History, Durham University
4:30–6:00 P.M., 102 WEAVER BLDG.

Thurs., Feb. 7, 2019
Sophia on Stage
Josh Billings, Assistant Professor of Classics, Princeton University
4:30–6:00 P.M., 102 WEAVER BLDG.

Thurs., April 11, 2019
New Men for a New Rome
Susanna Elm, Sidney H. Ehrman Professor of European History, UC Berkeley
4:30–6:00 P.M., 102 WEAVER BLDG.

 

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