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Schedule Of Events

Thursday, February 11, 2010

9 a.m.Welcome
Jake B. Schrum, President
9:15 a.m.Introduction: "Sub Conspectu Populi: Senatorial Talent and the Republican Empire"
Thomas Noble Howe, Herman Brown Professor, Southwestern University, and coordinator
10:15 a.m.Break
10:45 a.m."Are We Rome...Really?"
Karl Galinsky, University of Texas, Austin
12 noon -
1:30 p.m.
Lunch Break
1:30 p.m."Consummate Empires: Ancient Rome and Imperial America, c. 1900"
Margaret Malamud, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces
2:30 p.m.Break
2:45 p.m."Did the Romans Do Post-Modernism"
Edward Lucie-Smith, London
4:00 p.m.Art Exhibition Opening
featuring artists Mersad Berber, Francisco Benitez and Edward Lucie-Smith; gallery talk by Edward Lucie-Smith
8:00 p.m.Organographia, Philip and Gayle Neuman
Concert/demonstration of ancient Greek and Roman instruments, and a preview of Les Chansons de Bilitis of C. Debussy, S.U. Music Faculty

Friday, February 12, 2010

9 a.m."Imperial Power in Twenty-first Century Rome"
Alexander Stille, Columbia University
10 a.m.Break
10:15 a.m."Rome and Byzantium, Iraq and Afghanistan"
Edward Luttwak, Center for Strategic and International Affairs
11:30 a.m. -
noon
Panel Discussion and Questions

 

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