Date Change for Yale Women Faculty Forum Seminar

A symposium about the portrayal of women and their response to war in Greek tragedy, sponsored by the Women Faculty Forum (WFF) at Yale, will take place on April 21 in Room 309 of William L. Harkness Hall, 100 Wall St.

“Terrorism and Tragedy: Women at the Center or the Margin?” is part of a WFF seminar series examining the lives and status of women in Classical civilization and culture. The presenter of “Terrorism and Tragedy” is Nancy Sorkin Rabinowitz, the Margaret Bundy Scott Professor of Comparative Literature at Hamilton College; the respondent, Margaret Homans, Yale professor of English and Women’s and Gender Studies.

Another symposium, on gender and sexuality in Roman art, will be held on April 3. Natalie Boymel Kampen, the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Women’s Studies and Art History at Barnard College, will present a paper titled “Antinoos, Lover or Son of Hadrian? The Representations of Desire in Roman Imperial Art.” The symposium respondent is Diana E. E. Kleiner, Deputy Provost for the Arts and the Dunham Professor of Classics and History of Art at Yale. Location to be announced.

All seminars, which are free and open to the public, take place 4:30-6 p.m.

For more information, contact Shilpa Raval at

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