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Emily Greenwood, professor of classics and African American studies at Yale University, started off CAAPP’s Black Study Intensive week with her virtual talk “Overthrowing Deadly Metaphors” on Monday afternoon.

Some classics translations skirt conversations about race, Yale professor says

By Martha Layne, Assistant News Editor September 29, 2020
Greenwood’s Monday afternoon talk, “Overthrowing Deadly Metaphors,” kicked off the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics’ week of Black Study Intensive sessions. The event featured Greenwood presenting her unpublished paper on the language of Aristotle, as well as discussion with Greenwood moderated by Dan Kubis, senior English literature lecturer.
Elliot Hall was built as Reed Colleges  Arts and Sciences building in 1912. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Editorial: Racism in humanities isn’t the problem

By The Pitt News Editorial Board September 11, 2017

Race relations in the United States are rapidly returning to the foreground of the public’s consciousness. It seems nowhere is immune from the rising tensions — not even the study of classical antiquity. At...

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