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New Directions in Classics launches seventh season

Mon. Sep. 18, 2023

The University of Winnipeg is gearing up for its seventh annual New Directions in Classics series.

This long-running series – led by , Chair of the Department of Classics, and Ruth Dickinson, a member of the Board of Regents – kicks off with a book launch for Return to the Palaestra: Brazilian Jiu Jitsu and Ancient Greek Combat Sports on Friday, September 22.

What sets this series apart is its remarkable ability to bridge the gap between the world of ancient history and the modern, everyday lives of students, faculty, staff, and the general public.

Don’t miss your opportunity to be part of an intellectual journey into the past and the future with this innovative lecture series. Whether you’re a seasoned scholar or simply curious about history, check out the events below and mark your calendar today.

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