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Rubino Presents Paper at Popular & American Culture Association

Posted February 16, 2010
Tags Carl Rubino Classics Star Wars and Mythology
Carl A. Rubino, the Winslow Professor of Classics, presented a paper at the annual meeting of the Southwest/Texas Popular & American Culture Association, held in Albuquerque, N.M. on Feb. 10. The paper, “Long Ago, But Not So Far Away: Star Wars and the Ancient World,” was given at a panel Rubino chaired on "Alternate Takes: Greek Mythology in Science Fiction and Fantasy."

Rubino has appeared on the History Channel in the 2007 Lucasfilm documentary "Star Wars: The Legacy Revealed," where he discussed the films’ roots in Greek and Roman myth.

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