***Special Guest Episode on Race, Antiquity, and Its Legacy w/Denise McCoskey***

In today's special guest episode, I am joined by Dr Denise Eileen McCoskey, Professor of Classics and affiliate of Black World Studies at Miami (OH) University. She has written extensively on the politics of race and gender in antiquity and is currently at work on a project examining the role of eugenics in early twentieth-century classical scholarship. In 2012, she published her book Race: Antiquity a Its Legacy, which will be the topic of today’s conversation. It accounts for the various ways in which ancient cultures thought about race (including race as social practice and racial representations). We also dig into the "Black Athena" controversy a bit and why the field of Classics handled it so poorly. Show Notes: http://www.thehistoryofancientgreece.com/2020/09/special-guest-episode-on-race-antiquity.html  

2356 232

Suggested Podcasts

Lung Cancer Foundation of America

No Pants Required

Crooked Media

Business of Home, Dennis Scully

Wendi McLendon-Covey, Dfernando Zaremba

Mike Simpson