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Lecture Series: Venus & Cupid

February 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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North Museum Lecture Series:
Venus & Cupid

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of the stories of Venus and Cupid in classical myth by Shawn O’Bryhim who is a professor in the Department of Classics at F&M. He received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and constantly works to suppress the Texas accent that he acquired while living there. He has written on Near Eastern and Greek religion, archaeology, Greek and Latin poetry, ancient comedy, and myth. He and Ken Krebs, a professor in the Department of Physics, recently patented a device that utilizes ultraviolet light to read illegible medieval manuscripts. Professor O’Bryhim regularly teaches Greek, Latin, comedy, and mythology. In the course of his teaching, he has been responsible for turning several pre-med majors into Classics majors, thereby rousing the unquenchable ire of their parents.

Lecturer is for mature audiences ONLY.

Free for members. $8 for general public.

 

About Shawn O’Bryhim

Shawn O’Bryhim is a professor in the Department of Classics at F&M. He received his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and constantly works to suppress the Texas accent that he acquired while living there. He has written on Near Eastern and Greek religion, archaeology, Greek and Latin poetry, ancient comedy, and myth. He and Ken Krebs, a professor in the Department of Physics, recently patented a device that utilizes ultraviolet light to read illegible medieval manuscripts. Professor O’Bryhim regularly teaches Greek, Latin, comedy, and mythology. In the course of his teaching, he has been responsible for turning several pre-med majors into Classics majors, thereby rousing the unquenchable ire of their parents.

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Date:
February 13
Time:
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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North Museum
PA United States