Latitude and Culture: Portable Sundials of the Roman World. Richard Talbert (UNC)

Pre-Modern Mediterranean Seminar of USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute
  • Date:
    Friday, November 15, 2013
  • Time:
    3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
  • Campus:
    University Park Campus
  • Venue:
    Seeley G. Mudd Building
  • Room:
    101
  • Cost:
    free

Summary:

About Professor Talbert: "Richard Talbert’s current research focuses primarily on Greek and Roman spatial perceptions (physical and cultural), and on mapping the classical world. He is completing a short book Latitude and Culture: Portable Sundials of the Roman World. With Fred Naiden (UNC), he is editing the Oxford Handbook of Communications in the Classical World, and an American Journal of Philology special issue (2014) Moses Finley in America: The Making of an Ancient Historian. With Grant Parker (Stanford), he is writing Travel in the Roman Mind (Routledge). During fall 2013 Prof. Talbert is professeur invité at the Université de Reims, France, for the séminaire doctoral Littératures techniques et tradition des textes scientifiques de l’Antiquité gréco-romaine." (cf. http://history.unc.edu/people/faculty/richard-j-a-talbert-2/)

  • Department of Classics
  • University of Southern California
  • THH 256
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0352