IAS Fellows’ Public Lecture – “Race-mixing” and the Fall of Rome:  how eugenics helped shape the modern study of classical antiquity, by Professor Denise McCoskey

Bishops Dining Hall, University College (Durham Castle) Palace Green, Durham

Image courtesy of CG Marino (Unsplash) IAS Fellows' Public Lecture by Professor Denise McCoskey (Miami University) Abstract Since its emergence as a professional practice, the field of classics has often applied contemporary ideologies about race to study of the ancient world.  This lecture will examine some of the specific ways the modern eugenics movement helped […]