Fall 2005 - Katherine Dunbabin - Townsend Lectures

March 29, 2005

Katherine Dunbabin, McMaster University, delivered the Townsend Lectures in the Spring of 2005 on "Spectacular Images: Performance in the Art of the Later Roman Empire."

The dates and titles of her seven lectures were:

March 29 - "Greek Festivals in Roman Art"

April 5 - "The Traditional Theatre"

April 12 - "Pantomime and Mythological Spectacle"

April 19 - "Mime and Popular Entertainment"

April 26 - "The Circus Races"

May 3 - "Gladiators and Wild Beast Hunts"

May 10 - "The Games in the Christian Empire"

Book cover: Theater and Spectacle in the Art of the Roman Empire by Katherine M. D. Dunbabin

Theater and Spectacle in the Art of the Roman Empire is a part of the Townsend Lectures Series of Cornell Studies in Classical Philology.

TOWNSEND LECTURES. The Department of Classics at Cornell University is pleased to announce that Professor Katherine Dunbabin,  McMaster University, will deliver the Townsend Lec-tures in the Spring of 2005 on ‘Spectacular images: performance in the art of the later Roman Empire’. The dates and titles of her seven lectures are: March 29 - "Greek festivals in Roman Art," April 5 - "The traditional theatre," April 12 - "Pantomime and mythological spectacle," April 19 - "Mime and popular entertainment," April 2