PSCO Presentation: 6 December, 2018

Doing it in Greek: Translating Perpetua

Brent Shaw (Princeton University)


Brent Shaw is the Andrew Fleming West Professor Emeritus in Classics at Princeton University. He is the author of Bringing in the Sheaves: Economy and Metaphor in the Roman World (University of Toronto Press, 2013) and Sacred Violence: African Christians and Sectarian Hatred in the Age of Augustine (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

Suggested Reading

In preparation for this presentation, participants may with to read The Passion of Perpetua in English translation.

Meeting and Dining

All are welcome! As usual, those interested are also welcome to join us for an informal dinner prior to the session. Those wishing to dine together before the seminar will meet at 6:00 p.m. in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall and then walk next door to the food court in Houston Hall. Or, just meet us in the Houston Hall downstairs food-court between 6:00-6:45 p.m.

As usual, the PSCO seminar will begin at 7:00 pm. This year, we will end the sessions at 8:30pm (note the change from previous years which ended at 9:00 pm). We meet in the Second-Floor Lounge of Cohen Hall.