From October 30 to November 3, 2023, Helen Morales, the Argyropoulos Professor of Hellenic Studies, will deliver the 2023-2024 Charles Bebee Martin Lectures at Oberlin College. Established in honor of Charles Bebee Martin, who taught Classics and classical archaeology at Oberlin College for forty-five years, these lectures are among the most prestigious in the field of Classics worldwide.
Professor Morales’ lecture series is titled “Art, Activism, and Ancient Fiction” and includes the following presentations:
- Monday, October 30: “Re-encountering antiquity with Harmonia Rosales”
- Tuesday, October 31: “Aesop, slavery, and queer kinship”
- Thursday, November 2: “Riddles of incest”
- Friday, November 3: “Heliodorus’ blackness”
More information about the Martin Lectures can be found here.