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International expert on Augustan Roman Civilization to visit campus

Karl Galinsky to address religion in Ancient Rome as part of John W. Rettig Lecture Series

10/14/03

Karl Galinsky, who has gained an international reputation for his work in Augustan age Roman civilization, literature, religion and art, is speaking on campus on Saturday, Oct. 25, at 4:00 p.m. in the Conaton Board Room. The talk is free and open to the public.

Galinsky’s talk is on “From Romulus to Isis: Religion as a Cohesive Force in Ancient Rome.” Galinksy, an expert in the age of Augustus, is a distinguished teaching professor at the University of Texas at Austin, where he served as chair of the classics department for 16 years. He is also the author of 10 books and numerous articles. He has lectured extensively throughout the world, directed many seminars, served on numerous committees and received many fellowships and awards for teaching excellence.

The talk is part of University's John W. Rettig Lecture Series, which is named in honor of former classics professor Rettig for his exemplary work on behalf of the University, the classics department and the Honors Bachelor of Arts program.
The series is sponsored by the office of the academic vice president, Dean Janice Walker of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the classics department.

For more information, contact Edmund Cueva at 513 745-1931.