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DECEMBER 2017

Daniel Mendelsohn on An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic READING TUESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 5 P.M.

Daniel Mendelsohn reads from An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic, a moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading and reliving Homer's epic masterpiece. Commentary and a book signing follow.

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Sponsored by the Office of the President, Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost, Office of the Dean of the College of Liberal Arts, Sterling Clark Holloway Centennial Lectureship in Liberal Arts, Harry Ransom Center, Department of Classics, James R. Dougherty Centennial Professorship in Classics, Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professorship in Classics, Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies, Department of French and Italian, Humanities Institute, Barron Ulmer Kidd Centennial Lectureship, Thomas Jefferson Center for the Study of Core Texts and Ideas, Department of English, Plan II Honors Program, and Program in Comparative Literature.

public 2017-12-05 17:00:00 2017-12-05 18:30:00 America/Chicago Daniel Mendelsohn on An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic Daniel Mendelsohn reads from An Odyssey: A Father, A Son, and An Epic, a moving tale of a father and son's transformative journey in reading and reliving Homer's epic masterpiece. Commentary and a book signing follow. For details and up-to-date information visit: http://hrc.utexas.edu/events Harry Ransom Center Danielle Sigler danielle.sigler@austin.utexas.edu

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