Prof. Thomas Palaima of UT Austin presented “Personal Agency and the Big Switch 1962-64: Thucydides, Bob Dylan and Stanley Kubrick” at the Department of Classical Studies on Monday, February 27th. The lecture will air on Sunday, March 5th on WBUR’s “Boston University World of Ideas” program. WBUR is a Boston University-based public radio station and the largest NPR member station in Boston.
Remote listening is available via the WBUR website here: http://www.wbur.org/worldofideas
Palaima is a MacArthur Fellow (1985-1990), and the Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor of Classics and Director of the Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory at The University of Texas at Austin. For 25 years he has taught seminars on the human response to experiences of war and violence. This semester he is teaching ‘Bob Dylan’s Social-Historical Imagination’ at UT Austin.