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Workshop & Discussion with Mary Beard

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Please join us for an open discussion with this year’s Presidential Lecturer Mary Beard, Professor Emerita at the University of Cambridge and one of Britain’s best-known classicists.

Mary Beard has written numerous books, including Pompeii: The Life of a Roman Town; best-selling SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome; Women & Power: A Manifesto; Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations; and Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from the Ancient World to the Modern. She is a regular broadcaster and media commentator and has written and presented television documentaries on history and culture, as well as the highly acclaimed series Meet the Romans and Rome: Empire without Limit. She is Classics editor of the Times Literary Supplement, contributes regularly to the New York Review of Books, and writes an engaging blog, A Don’s Life.

This event is open to all Stanford graduate students and to others by invitation. Please note that space is limited so registration is required.

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