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UW hosts seventh international conference on Feminism and Classics May 19-22

Submitted by Catherine M Connors on May 15, 2016 - 12:17pm
Feminism and Classics 7

188 attendees. 103 institutions. 32 artists’ books. 13 countries. 4 days.

UW Classics, winner of the Departmental Equity Award in 2014 from the Women’s Classical Caucus, is proud to host the seventh iteration of the quadrennial conference Feminism and Classics (with additional support from the Simpson Center for the Humanities and the Loeb Classical Library Foundation). 

With specially commissioned artists’ books including “Mirror Mirror (or, The Tainted Tain)” and “Just One Look: Passing/Pairing,” and papers ranging from “Seeing Gorgon Skins” and “The Influence of Ancient Greek Poetry in the Work of Cole Porter” to “The Personal is Scholarship: The Feminist Possibilities of Writing for the Internet,” the conference and its companion artists’ book exhibit, Just One Look (co-curated by Lauren Dudley, an alumna of UW Classics), provide an unparalleled opportunity for scholars, teachers, artists and the public to explore the intersections of Feminism and Classics. 

For more information, see the conference website here: