The Rutledge Lecture in Classics: "A World in Pieces," by Andrew M. Riggsby
Scholars studying Roman maps cannot even agree whether they exist. Scholars studying perspective in Roman painting have the same problem. In his lecture, University of Texas at Austin Professor Andrew M. Riggsby will argue that these two questions arise for the same reason and the ultimate answer reveals someting important about Roman information technology (IT). Today, we are used to IT making the world smaller. In Ancient Rome, it divided people.
Monday, October 28 at 4:45pm to 5:45pm
College of Law, 135
1505 W. Cumberland Avenue Knoxville, TN 37996-1810