Rachel Donadio, Claire Lyons, Giovanna Ceserani: Dilemmas of Southern Italy: Antiquity, Heritage, Modernity
Friday, February 21, 2014
12:00 - 1:15pm
Building 110, Room 112
Sponsors: The Stanford Humanities Center and the Stanford Department of Classics
Speakers: A presentation and discussion with special guests: Rahcel Donadio (New York Times Europe Culture Correspondent, former New York Times Rome Bureau Chief); Claire Lyons (Curator of Antiquities and Head of Department J. Paul Getty Museum); Giovanna Ceserani (Associate Professor, Classics, Stanford).
Pre-circulated suggested reading: www.nytimes.com/2013/12/15/travel/seduced-by-naples.html
Event description: Three experts explore the ongoing cultural dialogues between the ancient Southern Italian past of Magna Craecia and contemporary cultural politics of Italy's South, bringing perspectives from journalism, the museum world, and scholarship.