Karl Galinsky To Present Classics Lecture March 20

March 19, 2003

Dr. Karl Galinsky will present a lecture sponsored by the classics department at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 20, in the Treasure Room of Armstrong Browning Library. His lecture will be structured around the topic, "Damning Evidence: Altered Statues and Altered States in Imperial Rome."

Galinsky, a professor of classics at the University of Texas at Austin, earned a bachelor's degree at Bowdoin College in Maine and a master's and doctorate from Princeton University. Galinsky has served on faculty committees and boards at the University of Texas since 1966 and was named the Floyd Cailloux Centennial Professor of Classics in 1991. He received the 1979 Teaching Excellence Award from the American Philological Association.

He has taught and lectured in Europe, New Zealand, Africa and the Americas and speaks fluent Spanish, Italian and French along with fundamental classic languages, Latin and Greek. In addition, Galinsky has written seven books, including his most recent, Augustan Culture: An Interpretive Introduction.

For more information, contact the classics department at 710-1399.

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