Friday, April 29, 2005

Judith Hallett

PBS: The Roman Empire in the First Century: "Judith Hallett is Chair of the Classics Department and Professor of Classics at the University of Maryland at College Park. Currently Associate Editor of the journal Classical World, she has lectured and published widely on Roman literature and culture in the Augustan Age and early imperial periods with a special focus on women, sexuality, and the family. Author of the book, Fathers and Daughters in Roman Society: Women and the Elite Family (Princeton 1984), she has recently co-edited (with M.B. Skinner) Roman Sexualities (Princeton 1997) and (with S. K. Dickison) Rome and Her Monuments (Bolchazy-Carducci 2000); she has also contributed chapters to several volumes of scholarly essays, including Women and Christian Origins (Oxford 1999). She has worked with Erich Segal on the ABC-TV sports documentary, THE ANCIENT GAMES, and has appeared on the Canadian Broadcasting Company's Court of Ideas radio series as an 'expert witness' on Sappho, Augustus, Nero and Boudicca: she has also appeared on several History Channel programs, including the 1999 History of Sex."

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