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May 2022

Roundtable: Neoclassic or New Classics? Challenges, Debates, Perspectives

Tuesday, May 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Zoom Meeting, Online + Google Map

Organized and moderated by Professor Giulia Sissa (Departments of Political Science, Comparative Literature and Classics, UCLA). “Decolonizing Classics” is a novel challenge for scholars in the Humanities and, even more pointedly, for those who study the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. The stake is not merely relevance, usefulness or epistemic legitimacy, but also political credentials. The “Classics” in education and in academia are being asked to give account of their role in shaping not just cultures, but cultural identities;…

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