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Aristophanes' Birds

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Rhode Island Hall, Room 108

The Mellon-Sawyer seminar "Animal Magnetism" presents a modern translation of Aristophanes' ancient Greek comedy Birds. In a performed reading on Tuesday, May 6, two scenes will be acted out to illustrate and explore the crossing of boundaries between species. The performance will be accompanied by a short lecture on what it meant to the ancient Greeks to perform the animal on the comic stage.

The event starts at 7 pm, and takes place in RI Hall 108. A short reception will follow.

 

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