MARS Events

Feb 22

Pictures with Words: Reading the Apse Mosaic of St Agnese in Rome

A public talk to be presented by Professor Dennis Trout, Department of Classics, University of Missouri. Everyone welcome!

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
5:00 – 6:00 pm / Leighton 402
Apse of S Agnese [Saint Agnes] (Rome)

We are very pleased to announce a public talk, Pictures with Words: Reading the Apse Mosaic of Saint Agnese (Rome), to be presented by Dennis Trout, Classical Studies and Adjunct Professor of History on Thursday, February 22nd, at 5 pm in Leighton 402. 

Professor Trout received his PhD in Ancient History from Duke University and was Associate Professor of Classics at Tufts University before moving to the University of Missouri in 2000. His research focuses upon Late Antiquity and engages material and visual evidence and well as literary sources. He has been the president of the North American Patristics Society and is the recipient of fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Loeb Classical Library Foundation. He is the author of Paulinus of Nola: Life, Letters, and Poems (University of California Press, 1999) and Damasus of Rome: The Epigraphic Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2015). He is currently working on a book titled Monumental Verse, a study of the metrical building inscriptions of late ancient Rome.

His visit is sponsored by Medieval and Renaissance Studies (MARS) and hosted by Prof Bill North.

Free and open to the public - everyone welcome! 

Sponsored by Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Contact: William North, x4202