Online Tertulia – Carolyn MacDonald on Vergil & the Collapse of the Roman Republic

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Tertulia – Carolyn MacDonald on Vergil and the collapse of the Roman Republic

Our next tertulia features Carolyn MacDonald on Vergil and the collapse of the Roman Republic on Wednesday, May 27 at 7:00pm (Atlantic time) by Zoom.

Carolyn MacDonald is an Assistant Professor of Classics and Ancient History at the University of New Brunswick. She specializes in Latin literature and Roman art, and her interests include cross-cultural interaction and appropriation between Rome, Greece, and Italy; the invention and reinvention of Roman cultural memory; and the representation of the city and its monuments in Latin poetry and prose.

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What is a tertulia? A tertulia can be described as a literary and artistic social gathering or philosophy cafe where participants talk about ideas. Tertulias combine words, music, poetry, art and whatever else speakers want to share.

Upcoming tertulias

June 3 – Karen Pearlston and Jessi Taylor on the AIDS/coronavirus crises and lessons from queer activism

June 10 – Daniel Tubb on Gabriel García Márquez

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