Annual Endowed Lectures

The Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr. Memorial Lecture Series

2016 Speaker: Tim Cornell, Emeritus Professor Ancient History and Professorial Research Fellow in Ancient History, University of Manchester


When: Wednesday, April 5, 2017, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Smith-Buonanno, Room 106
Description: Inaugurated in 1965, the Charles Alexander Robinson, Jr., Memorial Lecture is an endowed, annual lecture delivered by a distinguished, senior scholar on a topic of broad interest to scholars, students, and community members at Brown.

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The Grimshaw-Gudewicz Lecture Series

2016 Speaker: Dan-El Padilla Peralta, Assistant Professor of Classics, Princeton University, and author of Undocumented: A Dominican Boy's Odyssey from a Homeless Shelter to the Ivy League (Penguin Press)


When: Friday, April 28, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Smith-Buonanno, Room 106
Description: Inaugurated in Spring 2010, stemming from a generous grant from the Grimshaw-Gudewicz Foundation, whose generosity also helps to subsidize refreshments for the ongoing Graduate Student Symposia series, an eminent scholar in Classical Studies is selected and invited by the graduate students of the Classics Department to lead a seminar for graduate students and present a lecture open to the public on a topic of their choosing relating to the ancient world.

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