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Ovid, Actaeon, and the Truth of Myths - CANCELED

Presented by Case Western Reserve University at Clark Hall Room 206, CWRU, Cleveland OH

Mar 16 2020
Ovid, Actaeon, and the Truth of Myths - CANCELED

Please note that this event has been canceled.

This talk will explore the tension between voyeurism and victimhood that runs through the Actaeon, thus demonstrating the enduring importance of myth in exploring broader political and cultural truths.

Myth has often been used to express truths that are too dangerous to be stated in the open. An example is the myth of Actaeon, the story of the young hunter who is punished for stumbling upon the goddess Diana bathing. This has proved to be one of the most enduring and controversial of the

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Clark Hall Room 206, CWRU

11130 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH 44106


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