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This series showcases some of the work being done by early-career scholars that explores how the ancient world negotiated cultural boundaries and conversely how classical antiquity has been received in colonial and post-colonial arenas.
The presentations will be:
“Black Cicero: (Re-)reading the Classics with W.E.B. Du Bois”
Mathias Hanses (Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Pennsylvania State University)
“Romulus and Remus and the Founding of…Haiti”
Tom Hawkins (Associate Professor of Classics, The Ohio State University)
“Giants in a Landscape: Autochthony, Gigantomachy, and a Mythology of National Identity in the Brazilian Colonial Period”
Adriana Vazquez (Assistant Professor of Classics, UCLA)