PROMINENT CLASSICS PROFESSOR TO SPEAK AT HAMILTON
McManus received her M.A. and Ph.D from Harvard. She is the author ofClassics and Feminism: Gendering the Classics, and a co-author ofHalf Humankind: Contexts and Texts of the Controversy about Women inEngland, 1540-1640. She is also a contributing writer for severalanthologies, and has written for The Classical World, Helios andWomen's Studies Quarterly. Her lecture will include discussion ontreatment of the powerful figures of Dido, Cleopatra, and Livia.
This lecture is funded by the Winslow Lecture Fund, which was establishedthrough a bequest from William Copley Winslow, Class of 1862, to supportlectures on classical archaeology.