Online Tertulia – Matthew Sears on the Ancient Plagues

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Tertulia – Matthew Sears on the Ancient Plagues

Hosted by Tertulias and NB Media Co-op

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 7 PM – 8:30 PM

By Zoom

Our next tertulia features Matthew Sears on the ancient plagues on Wednesday, May 13 at 7:00pm (ADT) by Zoom. Sears is an associate professor of Classics at the University of New Brunswick and publishes broadly on ancient politics, society and culture, with special interests in war and society and literary portrayals of warfare and military leaders.

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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
May 20 – Kerri Froc on Henry Morgentaler
May 27 – Carolyn MacDonald on Virgil and Latin literature after the fall of the Roman Republic

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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