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Classics lecture by PhD candidate Sarah Derbew, Yale University, on “Ebony and Ivory: Skin Color in Heliodorus’ Aithiopika”

Friday, 15 September, 2017

This lecture will address perceptions of black skin color in ancient Greece. Through her research Ms. Derbew expects to challenge current constructions of racial categories in the U.S.

Light refreshments will be served after the lecture.


free and open to the public


Hodges Library Auditorium
1015 Volunteer Boulevard
Knoxville, TN 37996

Event Contact

Aleydis Van de Moortel

Phone: 974-8279
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