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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 readingwww.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.