The Mouse, the Moneybox, and the Six-Footed Scurrying Solecism

Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 4:30pm

Goldwin Smith Hall, 122 232 East Ave, Central Campus

Margaret Graver (Dartmouth College) will give a talk entitled, "The Mouse, the Moneybox, and the Six-Footed Scurrying Solecism: Satire and Riddles in Seneca’s Philosophy." 

Margaret Graver is the Aaron Lawrence Professor in Classics. Her areas of specialization is Hellenistic and Roman philosophy, especially the philosophy of mind and emotion. After completing her doctorate at Brown University, she taught briefly at Princeton University, then joined the faculty at Dartmouth College in 1996, where she offers a variety of courses on Greek and Roman Philosophy, Plato, Aristotle, Latin literature including Lucretius, Cicero, and Seneca, and on the Latin language. In addition to her teaching at Dartmouth, Prof. Graver regularly lectures and gives seminars at institutions throughout the U.S. and Europe, including in spring of 2016 a one-month appointment at the University of Paris-Sorbonne.

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