July lectures

12 Jul

Warm up for the Olympics with these two talks open to the public…

Saturday, July 21st at 1 pm: Cramer 250
“London 2012: The French Revival of the Modern Olympics and the British Display of the Elgin Marbles… Are Greek Temples Religion or Loot?,”

Sponsored by the Program in Hellenic Studies and the Center for Middle Eastern Studies, Portland State University
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Monday, July 23rd at 2 pm, 200 Art Bldg
“The Greeks on Display: How the Vatican Invented Modern Art Museums, and Reinvented Religion Along the Way,”
Sponsored by the Program in Hellenic Studies and the Center for Public Humanities, Portland State University

Both lectures will be presented by Dr. Louis A Ruprecht, Jr., William
M. Suttles Chair in Religious Studies at Georgia State University. Professor
Ruprecht is also a permanent Research Fellow at the Vatican Library and
Secret Archives, where he spent eight years researching a book on the
creation of the Vatican’s First “Profane Museum” in 1761. He is also a staff
writer for Religion Dispatches, and blogs for the Huffington Post

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