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Hermes in Homer: A Friend to All and No One
Hermes in Homer: A Friend to All and No One
WhenFriday, May 18, 2018, 3:30 – 4:50 p.m.
Campus locationPACCAR Hall (PCAR)
Campus room395
Event typesLectures/Seminars, Special Events
Target AudienceScholars and all others with an interest in Classics, Mythology, and Literature

Jenny Strauss Clay is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Classics (Emerita) at the University of Virginia. After completing studies at Reed College and the University of Chicago, Strauss Clay completed her PhD at the University of Washington and, before the University of Virginia, she taught at the University of California at Irvine and Johns Hopkins University. Major publications include The Politics of Olympus: Form and Meaning in the Major Homeric Hymns (1989), The Wrath of Athena: Gods and Men in the Odyssey (1997), Hesiod's Cosmos (2003), and Homer's Trojan Theater: Space, Vision, and Memory in the Iliad (2011). She will speak about Homer's portrayal of the god Hermes.…
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