Fall 2010 - Raffaella Cribiore - Townsend Lectures

October 15, 2010

Raffaella Cribiore, Professor of Classics, New York University, delivered three Townsend Lectures in the Fall of 2010. The title for the series was "Studies on Libanius: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion."

The dates and titles of the three lectures were:

Friday, October 15 - "Libanius: Rhetoric and Reality"

Monday, October 18 - "A Rhetor and His Audience: The Role of Invective"

Friday, October 22  - "Rhetoric and Religion"  

Book cover: Libanius the Sophist: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion in the Fourth Century by Raffaella Cribiore

Libanius the Sophist 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 Raffaella Cribiore, Professor of Classics, New York University, will deliver three Townsend Lectures in the Fall of 2010. The title for the series is Studies on Libanius: Rhetoric, Reality, and Religion. The dates and titles of the three lectures are: Friday, October 15 - Kaufmann Auditorium - Libanius: Rhetoric and Reality Monday, October 18 - G22 Goldwin Smith Hall - A Rhetor and His Audience: The Role of Invec