"Sweating for the Gods: The Competitive Spirit in Ancient Greece"When: Thursday, November 29, 2012 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Where: M-57. Media & Communications Building
Description: This will be the first presentation for the Institute for the Study of Western Civilization's Spring Lecture Series
Dr. David H. J.Larmour, Horn Professor and Head of the Classics Program at Texas Tech University will be speaking on the uniquely competitive spirit of the Ancient Greeks.
Dr. Larmour is the author of Stage and Stadium: Drama and Athletics In Ancient Greece (Hildesheim 1999) and Honorary Professor of Classics in the Institute of Archaeology and Antiquity at the Univ. of Birmingham in England.