Global Humanities Lecture: Dr. Jackie Murray

Spring 2022

Global Humanities Lecture – ONLINE!

Dr. Jackie Murray, University of Kentucky, on "War, Racecraft and the Heroic Body in Greek and Roman Epic."

Virtual webinar | January 20, 2022 | 4 p.m.

Link to join the webinar: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/87228012576

This event is free & open to the public.

Dr. Murray examines the role that epic discourse in the Iliad, Odyssey, Argonautica and the Aeneid gives to war in defining, legitimating and naturalizing the racialized hierarchies that obtain among mortals in the real world. She focuses on how war put the male body at risk of being racialized because heroic glory tends to rest on humiliating and dehumanizing other men. Her talk argues that the ancient Greek and Roman epic poets presented insightful and nuanced ways of seeing and critiquing the way war produces race.

Dr. Jackie Murray is Associate Professor of Classics in the Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures and Cultures Department at the University of Kentucky.

 

Sponsored by:

The Department of Comparative Humanities

The Commonwealth Center for Humanities and Society

The Department of Classical and Modern Languages

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You are invited to a Zoom webinar.

When: Jan 20, 2022 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Topic: Global Humanities Lecture

 

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Thursday, January 20 at 4:00pm

Virtual Event
Event Type

Talk

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Students, Faculty/staff, Alumni, Public

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Arts & Sciences, Classical/Modern Languages, Commonwealth Center for the Humanities and Society, Humanities

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Meg Kennedy

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Contact Email

mekenn06@louisville.edu

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