Reacting to the Past: A Single-Session Mini-Game Tutorial

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Fri, 2/10/2017
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Begins at 2:00 PM

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  • (217) 244-3252

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  • School of Literatures, Cultures and Linguistics




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Speaker(s): Serena Witzke, Visiting Lecturer, Department of the Classics

Bio: Serena Witzke received her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2014.  Her research focuses on ancient New Comedy, gender and sexuality in antiquity, and Oscar Wilde.  She is working on a monograph entitled, Reconsidering the Recognition Comedy: Menander, Plautus, Terence, and Oscar Wilde, using Wilde’s meditations on identity and self-development to reconsider negative behavior and character growth in ancient New Comedy.  Recent and forthcoming publications include “Violence against Women in Ancient Rome: Ideology versus Reality” in The Topography of Violence in the Greco-Roman World, “Gendered Patterns of Recognition in Menander’ Sikyonioi” in EuGeStA, and “Gender and Sexuality in Plautus,” forthcoming in the Blackwell Companion to Plautus.



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