Gold Co-Organizes Seminar at Society for Classical Studies Meeting
Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, co-organized and co-directed a seminar at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Francisco on January 7. The seminar was titled "Responses to Homer's Iliad by Women Writers, from WW2 to the Present"; it was by advance registration only and had 25 participants.
Gold's paper was titled "Simone Weil's Iliad: Misunderstanding Homer?" She also led a meeting of 60 chairs of liberal arts college classics departments from across the country, a group which she founded 15 years ago.