Prof. Grant Parker participates in Stanford's remembrance of Nelson Mandela.
Prof. Parker's tribute to Nelson Mandela was published in the Stanford Daily: http://www.stanforddaily.com/2013/12/05/remembering-mandela/. Additionally, video highlights from the celebration at the Black Community Services Center at which he spoke can be viewed online: http://vimeo.com/81750672.
Grant Parker is an associate professor of classics. A Capetonian by birth and schooling, he has served as faculty in residence for the Bing Overseas Studies Program’s Cape Town program. His research focuses on monuments and collective memory, and he has edited the volume, South Africa, Greece and Rome: Classical Confrontations (forthcoming with Cambridge University Press).