Humanities

2021 Joan Palevsky Lecture in Classics | Plagues in Antiquity

Published: April 22, 2021

The 2021 Annual Joan Palevsky Lecture will be a Departmental Roundtable Panel, featuring a discussion among members of the UCLA Classics Department of plagues in antiquity, including the plagues of 5th century Athens, Antonine Rome and Justinian. In addition to discussing medical, literary, historical, and archaeological sources, we will also consider the nature of the…

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“Know Thyself: Ancient Proverbs and the Road to Wisdom” | Kathryn Morgan

Published: February 7, 2021

Professor Kathryn Morgan, UCLA Department of Classics, lectures on “Know Thyself: Ancient Proverbs and the Road to Wisdom,” (as part of International Greek Language Day). Kathryn Morgan is Professor of Classics in the Department of Classics at UCLA. Her interests range broadly over Greek literature of the fifth and fourth centuries BC. She regularly teaches…

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