"Classics and White Supremacism in the United States: A Brief History"

April 22, 2021 - 5:00 pm
  • Registration Required

Rebecca Futo Kennedy, who studies notions of race and ethnicity in the ancient world, will speak on the reception of classical antiquity within the U.S. white supremacist movement.

Kennedy is an associate professor of classics, women’s and gender studies and environmental studies at Denison University and director of the Denison Museum. She is the author of Immigrant Women in Athens: Gender, Ethnicity, and Citizenship in the Classical City and editor of the Handbook to Identity and the Environment in the Classical and Medieval Worlds. She is a translator and editor of Race and Ethnicity in the Classical World: An Anthology of Primary Sources and editor of The Companion to the Reception of Aeschylus.

This lecture is sponsored by the Department of Classics at Amherst College and the Department of Classical Studies at Trinity College, with support from the Lamont Fund. All Five College faculty, staff and students are welcome.

Zoom registration: https://trincoll.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_dxZxAfKkTLigQv1K_YXK-w

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Libby Maxey
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