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Birthing Ideas in Ancient Greece and the Modern World: A Personal and Professional Story

Yurie Hong (Gustavus Adolphus College)
Yurie Hong portrait
Friday, March 4, 2022 - 3:30pm
Paccar 395

We are delighted to announce that Yurie Hong, whose originally-planned 2020 visit was postponed at the start of the pandemic, will be joining us to lecture in person on March 4th 2022.  A Zoom link will be circulated closer to the date for those who wish to attend remotely.  If you are not on our regular email list, please write to by March 2 if you wish to be put on a list to receive the Zoom link. 

Yurie Hong is Professor and Chair in Classical Studies and Affiliated Faculty in Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies at Gustavus Adolphus College; she is a 2007 PhD of the UW Department of Classics.  Her research focuses on representations of pregnancy and childbirth in ancient Greek literature, including historical and medical texts.    She is nationally active in discussion of and advocacy for issues of diversity and social justice in academe and within Classics as a profession.

Attendance at this event is governed by UW’s COVID-19 vaccination and face covering policies.  Please note that you must BRING proof of COVID-19 vaccination or of negative test (72 hours prior).

This lecture is open to the public.

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