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Classical Humanities Society of South Jersey Plans Free Lecture Series for 2005-06

Monthly Meetings Include Variety of Topics


For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 04, 2005

Contact:   Tim Kelly

                  Stockton Public Relations

                  (609) 652-4950


Galloway Twp., NJ – Carrie Cowherd, Professor at Howard University, will discuss the Classical influences of W.E. B. DuBois’ Souls of Black Folk, 2 p.m., Sunday Oct. 16 at the next session of the Classical Humanities Society of South Jersey as part of its annual lecture series.


The meetings and lectures are open to the public and free. All lectures are held in room G-208 of the Galloway Twp. Campus, and light refreshments are provided.


For more information or to arrange to bring groups or to be added to the monthly mailing list, contact Fred Mench, Professor of Classics, (609) 652-4495, or by email at  The series is made possible by the generosity of the speakers and the assistance of the Division of Arts and Humanities at the college.


Richard Stockton College is a certified Professional Development Provider; participation in this lecture earns one PD hour.  


Following is the remaining schedule in the series:


Saturday, November 12, 12 noon, Michael Sollenberger, Mount St. Mary’s College: Strato of Lampsacus


Sunday, December 4, 2 p.m., Patricia Dailey, Oakcrest High School, Minoan Palaces: Spaces and Space Use




Saturday, January 21, 12 noon,  Laura Lucconi, Stockton College, Defining and Treating Illness in the Ancient Near East 


Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.  Sheila Murnaghan, University of Pennsylvania, Women in Sophoclean Tragedy


Saturday, March 25, 12 noon, Lucio Privitello, Stockton College, In Union with Love: A Mythogenealogy of Eros in Hesiod’s Theogony.


Saturday, April 1, 1 p.m. Alice Riginos, Howard University, Examined Lives: The Figure of Socrates in the Classical World.