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        December 18 12:00am
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        December 18 2:00pm
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      Sunday, December 17, 2017
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          December 17 12:00am
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          December 18 12:00am
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          December 18 5:30am
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          December 18 11:00am
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          December 18 2:00pm
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        Sunday, December 17, 2017

          About This Event

          Summary

          Please join us for a lecture by Classical Studies faculty candidate James B. Wells who will present a lecture based upon his research:

          "How to Do Things with Pindar's Words"

           

          The ancient Greek poet Pindar (518-438 BCE) composed choral songs celebrating the achievements of athletes who were victorious in games held in such venues as Olympia. Pindar's lyricism enchants or mystifies, making him an exemplar of the lyric mode. The difficulty of Pindar's language has made him a touchstone for philological acumen. His thumbnail encapsulations of traditional wisdom are epitaph-ready. Pindar is variously quotable or obtuse, soaring or suffocating. This presentation will explore Pindar and his afterlives by way of illustrating Wells's research, recent and future.

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          • CLOSED
            December 17 12:00am
            The competition lap pool for lap swim is closed. more »
          • Holiday Training
            December 18 12:00am
            Holiday Training more »
          • Competition Pool
            December 18 5:30am
            lap swim more »
          • Competition Pool
            December 18 11:00am
            Lap Swim more »
          • Instructional Pool
            December 18 2:00pm
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          Sunday, December 17, 2017