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Hanson is Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar

Ann Ellis Hanson, this year’s Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar, will discuss “A Historical Perspective on the ‘Single-Sex’ Theory” at a brown bag lunch noon to 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 2, in the women’s center community room in MacMillan Hall. She will speak later that day on “Construction of Family in Greco-Roman Society: Who Lived with Whom?” at 7:30 p.m. in 40 Irvin Hall.

Her final talk will be “Medicine’s Reflection of a Society’s Preferences: Constructing the Female Body” 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3, in the greenroom, Hall Auditorium.

Hanson is a member of the classics department at Yale University. She works in the fields of papyrology and Greek and Roman medicine and is completing two projects for publication: “The First Century A.D. Tax Archive from Philadelphia” and “Hippocrates’ Diseases of Women.” Recipient of a MacArthur fellowship, she is former curator of papyri at Princeton University and a member of the International Workshop for Papyrology and Social History.

Hanson’s visit is sponsored by Miami’s chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, the classics department and the College of Arts and Science. All events are free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Judith de Luce, 9-1480 or delucej@muohio.edu.

Date Published: 01/29/2004
Volume: 23   Number: 22

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