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Fiction and Faith in the Hymns of Sappho

March 28

Professor André Lardinois (Radboud University) will present "Fiction and Faith in the Hymns of Sappho" on March 28 at 5:00 p.m. in PHSC 0100.

African Terence and Black Athena: Race and the Study of Classical Antiquity

March 13

The Department of Classics and Letters and the Clara Luper Department of African and African-American Studies, with support from the College of Arts and Sciences and the Provost Office, are co-sponsoring a public lecture by Professor Denise McCoskey (Miami University of Ohio).

The title of Professor McCoskey's talk is "African Terence and Black Athena: Race and the Study of Classical Antiquity."

It will be on March 13 at 5:00 p.m. in Nielsen Hall 270.

Teach-In 2017: The Strength and Fragility of Constitutions


The University of Oklahoma's annual Teach-In event has been announced! On Monday, September 25, a distinguished group of nationally renowned historians will share their insight on constitutions, both here and abroad. 

Full details will be released in the coming days, but we want to give you an opportunity to save the date for "The Teach-In on the Strength and Fragility of Constitutions."

Constitution Day lecture


Each September, the Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage invites a historian to deliver a Constitution Day lecture. This year, University of Texas School of Law professor Stephen Vladeck will join the IACH and the University of Oklahoma in celebrating Constitution Day with a talk entitled, "What is a Constitutional Crisis? And Are We In One?"

The lecture will be held at 4 p.m. in Meacham Auditorium. 

Vladeck's teaching and research focus on federal jurisdiction, constitutional law, and national security law. His work has been widely published, appearing in the Harvard Law Review, the Yale Law Journal, and the New York Times. For more on Professor Vladeck, visit his university bio here.

This event comes at no cost to the public and is open to all. For accommodations, please contact the IACH at (405) 325-7697.