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PROMINENT CLASSICS PROFESSOR TO SPEAK AT HAMILTON


Barbara McManus, a professor ofclassics at the College of New Rochelle, will speak at Hamilton College onMonday, March 10 at 4:15 p.m. in Dwight Lounge of the Bristol Campus Center.Her lecture, "Crossing The Boundaries Of Gender: Vergil's Aeneid andAugustan Rome," is free and open to the public.

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.

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