Discussion of Roman gladiators to open classics conference

A keynote address entitled “Investing in Death: Gladiators as Investment and Currency in the Late Republic” will open the eighth annual University of Windsor Undergraduate Classics Conference, Friday, March 1, at 4 p.m. in Alumni Hall’s McPherson Lounge.

The public is invited to the free lecture, by York University history professor Jonathan Edmondson.

Students from the University of Windsor’s Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures and other Ontario universities will present papers on a variety of aspects of Greco-Roman antiquity on Saturday, March 2. These presentations run 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. All are welcome to attend.

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