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Departmental Talk on Sparta in Metal

Oxford - Irvin Hall 040
Friday, November 1, 2019, 4 – 6pm

Public lecture delivered by Dr. Jeremy Swist, Visiting Assistant Professor in the Miami University Department of Classics. This talk will examine the reception of ancient Sparta by heavy metal bands across the globe, including how both the ancient sources and modern media representations of the Spartans are incorporated into heavy metal's ethos of masculinity, power, and resistance to systems of oppression.

Friday, November 1, 2019 at 4:00pm


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