Distinguished visiting scholar

Professor Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer of the University of Chicago will be visiting the University of St Andrews in the last week of semester 2, as the latest visitor in the annual Distinguished Visiting Scholar scheme in the School of Classics.

She will give two papers, the first entitled “Socrates and Sexuality in Persius’ Fourth Satire” on Wednesday 2 May (4 p.m., Swallowgate 11–all welcome), and the second entitled “The Pleasure of the Trope: Pagan and Christian Authors on the Ethics of Metaphor” on Friday 4 May, as part of a one-day workshop on “Metaphor in Greek and Roman Literature and Culture”.

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