TALK: East and West: Encounters along the Silk Road
Ronald Mellor (History, UCLA)
Monday, April 11 / 12:00 PM
McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB
Ronald J. Mellor is Distinguished Professor of History at UCLA, where he has been teaching Greek and Roman history since 1976. Prof. Mellor’s research centers on ancient religion and Roman historiography. His books include Thea Rome: The Goddess Roma in the Greek World (1975), Tacitus (1993), and The Roman Historians (1999). In connection with his award-winning work with teachers in the California History-Social Science Project, he served as coeditor of The World in Ancient Times (Oxford University Press), a series of nine volumes for young readers.
This lecture is sponsored by the Lambda (UCSB) Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, in cooperation with the Departments of History, Religious Studies, and Classics and the Interdisciplinary Humanities Center.