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Classical Day 2012

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For Classical Day 2012, the Department of Classics will host two events:


On Sunday, April 1, at 7:00 p.m. in Adams Auditorium, Kaufman Hall, we will present the film “Agora,” directed by Alejandro Amenábar and starring Rachel Weisz as Hypatia.  Professor Stephen Cooper of the Department of Religious Studies will give a brief introductory talk.


On Monday, April 2, at 4:30 p.m. in the Bonchek Lecture Hall in LSP, Professor William A. Johnson of the Department of Classical Studies, Duke University, will give a lecture titled “Imagining the Great Library of Alexandria: Cultural History and the Reconstruction of Antiquity.”