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ISIS and Cultural Cleansing: Saving the Ancient and Medieval Treasures of Syria and Iraq

Humanities Forum – MEMS Colloquium Lecture “ISIS and Cultural Cleansing: Saving the Ancient and Medieval Treasures of Syria and Iraq” Michael D. Danti, Assistant Professor of Archaeology, Boston University; Consulting Scholar, University of Pennsylvania Museum; and Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London Tuesday, March 7, 4 p.m. Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery Syria …

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Demopolis: Democracy, Legitimacy, and Civic Education

Humanities Forum Ancient Studies Week Josiah Ober, Constantine Mitsotakis Professor in the Humanities and Sciences, and Professor of Political Science and Classics, Stanford University “Demopolis: Democracy, Legitimacy, and Civic Education” Wednesday, October 12, 4 p.m.  Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  Democracy requires self-government by participatory citizens. But why should citizens govern themselves when populist autocrats are willing to do it for …

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Revel Without a Cause? Dance, Performance, and Greek Vase Painting

Humanities Forum Wednesday, November 5 | 4:00 p.m. Ancient Studies Week Tyler Jo Smith, Associate Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology, University of Virginia  Albin O. Kuhn Library Gallery  Greek vases have much to teach us about ancient dance and performance. But how do the figures decorating ancient drinking cups and mixing bowls relate to the …

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