Fall 2019 Events

    • [ Speaker: David French ] David French
    • David French is a senior writer for National Review, a senior fellow at the National Review Institute, and a veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom.

    • Title: Defending Cultural Conservatism
    • Date & time: 6:00 pm on Wednesday, September 18, 2019
    • Location: G64 Goldwin Smith Hall
    • Co-sponsored with Cornell Republicans

    • [ Speaker: Barry Strauss ] Barry Strauss
    • Barry Strauss is a classicist and a military and naval historian and consultant.

    • Title: Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine

      What can leaders from the Roman Empire teach us? And in what ways is the Roman Empire still alive and well today? In a Chats in the Stacks talk, Barry Strauss will discuss his new book Ten Caesars: Roman Emperors from Augustus to Constantine (Simon & Schuster, 2019). The Bryce and Edith M. Bowmar Professor in Humanistic Studies in the Departments of History and Classics, Strauss also profiles influential women—including Augustus’s wife Livia and Constantine’s mother Helena—while tracking dramatic shifts in geographical boundary, religion, ethnicity, and culture of the Roman Empire during its 350-year lifespan.

    • Date & time: 4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 11, 2019
    • Location: 107 Olin Library
    • Event page on Cornell Events Calendar.

    • This book talk is sponsored by Olin Library. Copies of Ten Caesars will be available for sale. Light refreshments served.

Spring 2019 Events

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