The Gennadius Library, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
LocationASCSA, Cotsen Hall, 9 Anapiron Polemou, 106 76 Athens
Contact210-72.10.536 (ext. 301)
Stephen Greenblatt will deliver the 39th Annual Lecture in honor of Francis R. Walton. His talk is entitled "Religious Tolerance and the Twilight of the Ancient World."
About the speaker:
Stephen Greenblatt is Cogan University Professor of the Humanities at Harvard University. He is the author of fourteen books, including Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics; The Rise and Fall of Adam and Eve; The Swerve: How the World Became Modern and Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became Shakespeare. He is General Editor of The Norton Anthology of English Literature and of The Norton Shakespeare. He was named the 2016 Holberg Prize Laureate. His honors include the MLA’s James Russell Lowell Prize, the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre, two Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Distinguished Humanist Award from the Mellon Foundation.