Northwestern University

Feb
20
Wed 3:00 PM

"From Backwardness to Leapfrogging? Rethinking the 'Greek Miracle' in the Cultural Development of Pr

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2013
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM  

Where: Kresge Hall, 1-500 CLA Seminar Room
1880 Campus Drive  
Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Linda Koops   847-491-7597  

Group: Classics Department

Category: Lectures & Meetings

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Professor Franco De Angelis, Ancient Greek History, University of British Columbia, "From Backwardness to Leapfrogging? Rethinking the 'Greek Miracle' in the Cultural Development of Pre-Roman Italy"

Senior Visiting Scholar, 2013.  The University Seminars Program of the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation (USA) sponsors eminent scholars from the USA and abroad to offer lectures, seminars and courses at university campuses in North and South America. The scholars' topics range in the area of Hellenic history and culture, including modern, Byzantine and ancient history, political thought in Greece and the Balkans during the 19th and 20th centuries, modern Greek literature (prose, poetry), archeology, philosophy, painting, sculpture, theater, cinema, dance, music, ancient Greek drama, theology, law, economy and finance.

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