Barbara Gold, the Edward North Professor of Classics, attended and spoke at an invited, international conference at the Fondation Hardt in Geneva, Switzerland, in October. This conference center is the site of small international conferences on specific topics in classical studies, Entretiens sur l'Antiquité classique.
This conference was on "Sexe et Genre: Questions de Dénomination"; Gold's paper was titled "Is masculus a Real Man? Changing Perpetua." The papers, which are published in a series by Fondation Hardt, were given in French, German and English.