The department of Classics in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences will host a colloquium featuring visiting scholars Christiane Reitz and Simone Finkmann of the University of Rostock on Oct. 7 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 265 of Park Hall. The event is sponsored in part by a cooperative agreement between the University of Rostock and University of Georgia, and by the Southeastern Conference (SEC) Faculty Travel Program. The colloquium is free and the public is invited to attend.
Reitz will present a lecture entitled ‘Neronian Suicide and Flavian Literature’; Finkmann will present ‘Winning the War with Words: The Power of Expression in the Cyzicus Episode of Valerius Flaccus’ and Apollonius Rhodius’ Argonautica’. Raymond Marks of the University of Missouri will present ‘Searching for Ovid at Silius’ Cannae’