Fordyce Mitchel Memorial Lecturer: Paul Christesen (Dartmouth College)

The 2018 Fordyce Mitchel Lecturer is Paul Christesen, WIlliam R. Kennan Professor of Ancient Greek History (Dartmouth College). 

This year the lecture series will comprise four lectures, sponsored by the Department of History: 

 

SPARTANS GETTING NAKED: ANCIENT SPARTA AND THE ORIGINS OF GREEK ATHLETIC NUDITY

Monday, October 8 – 4:00 PM (Middlebush 212)

 

HOW ATHLETIC  NUDITY MADE ANCIENT GREECE: SPORTS, NUDITY, AND IDENTITY

Tuesday, October 9 -- 7:00 PM (Allen Auditorium, Arts and Science 110)

 

HOW ATHLETIC NUDITY MADE DEMOCRACY: SPORTS, NUDITY, AND POLITICS

Wednesday, October 10 – 4:00 PM (Middlebush 310)

 

HOW ATHLETIC NUDITY MADE GREEK AESTHETICS: SPORTS, NUDITY, AND EMBODIMENT IN ANCIENT GREECE

Thursday, October 11 – 4:00 PM (Middlebush 211)

 

All lectures are free & open to the public

For further information, contact Dr. Jeffrey Stevens at StevensJef@missouri.edu

Paul Christesen

Christesen, who specializes in the history of ancient Greece, received his bachelor's in history and classical studies from Dartmouth in 1988. He earned his Ph.D. in ancient history from Columbia University in 2001.