Event: The Life and Legacy of John Wesley Gilbert (March 2nd)

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Archaeology, Classics, and Social Justice: The Life and Legacy of John Wesley Gilbert (1864-1923), African American Classicist and Archaeologist, Educator, and Advocate

Friday, March 2nd
3:00 – 4:30pm
Rhode Island Hall, Room 108

A Student-led Symposium, with introductory comments from Professor Yannis Hamilakis

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

Co-sponsored by the Program in Modern Greek Studies

Classicist and Activist: Gilbert’s Speeches, Accounts, and Research (Tino Delamerced)

Reifying and Repurposing: Classics in Gilbert’s Writing (Abby Draper)

Scholar, Activist, or Religious Figure? Gilbert’s Reception and Legacy (Aliosha Bielenberg)

[Plaster] Casts of White Bodies: Classics at Brown in the Time of Gilbert (Amanda Mickelson)

“There was no shield for you”: African-Americans in 19th Century Providence (Sam Jones)

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