THE AESTHETIC TURN: AESTHETIC CRITICISM AND LATIN POETRY
January 29, 2004
Angell Hall 2175 (Classics Library)
A lecture entitled "THE AESTHETIC TURN: AESTHETIC CRITICISM AND LATIN POETRY" by Charles Martindale, Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of Bristol. Co-sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies.
ROMANTIC CLASSICAL: PIRANESI, CANOVA, INGRES, DELACROIX
March 27, 2004
10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
A symposium on Classicism and the history of art entitled "ROMANTIC CLASSICAL: PIRANESI, CANOVA, INGRES, DELACROIX". Panelists include Professors Bruce Frier, Alex Potts, Susan Siegfried, and Michele Hannoosh; Jim Porter and Richard Janko introduced and moderated the panel. Co-sponsored by the Department of Classical Studies.
AFRICAN-AMERICAN CLASSICISTS IN THE 19TH CENTURY: A SYMPOSIUM
January 23, 2004
1:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Haven Hall 5670
This symposium illuminated the special exhibit housed in the U-M Graduate Library entitled "Twelve Black Classicists," which was touring the country contemporaneously. Wilson Moses was the keynote speaker for this event. Moses holds the Feree Professorship of American History at Pennsylvania State University. He has lectured in England, Malawi, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Austria, Hungary, and Germany. He has also held senior Fulbright professorships at the University of Vienna and the Free University of Berlin. He is author, most recently, of Afrotopia: Roots of African-American Popular History (1998) and the forthcoming Creative Conflict in African American Thought. The afternoon's activities also included a panel with Kevin Gaines (CAAS/History), Arlene Keizer (CAAS/English), Simon Gikandi (Comparative Literature), Julia Rosenbloom (Classical Studies), and Michele Ronnick of Wayne State University, who assembled the exhibit. Co-sponsored by the Center for Afroamerican and African Studies (CAAS), the Program in Comparative Literature, the Department of Classical Studies, the Museum Studies Program, and the Department of English.