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Lecture: The Real Life of the Parthenon

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1073 North Benson Road

Fairfield, CT 06824

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Author and writer, Dr. Patricia Vigderman, will present a lecture titled, The Real Life of the Parthenon. There will also be a student and faculty panel discussion, including professors, Carol Ann Davis, Marice Rose, and Katherine Schwab. The lecture and discussion will be on Thursday, March 28th, at 5 p.m. in the Multi-Media Room located in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

Patricia Vigderman’s most recent book is The Real Life of the Parthenon(Ohio State University Press-Mad Creek Books, 2018). She is the author of Possibility: Essays Against Despair (Sarabande Books, 2013) and The Memory Palace of Isabella Stewart Gardner (Sarabande Books, 2007). Her writing has appeared in Boston Review, Georgia Review, Harvard Review, Iowa Review, Kenyon Review, The New York Times, Raritan, Seneca Review, Southwest Review, and other places. She has been a writer in residence at the American Academy in Rome, the Liguria Center for the Arts and Humanities in Bogliasco, Italy, and the Lannan Foundation in Marfa, Texas. She has taught at Tufts University, Harvard University, and most recently for many years at Kenyon College.

Organized and sponsored by: the Fairfield University Art Museum, Departments of VPA/Art History & Visual Culture and English/Creative Writing, and Program in Classical Studies.

Part of the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation.

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