Book jacket of Lucian: Three Menippean Fantasies, depicting an angelic character in faded orange and red, holding something over its headJoin us for the sixth Faculty Speaker Series event, celebrating the scholarly research and creative works of Wheaton’s faculty members.

Dr. Joel C. Relihan, Professor and Chair of Classics, will give a talk titled “The Latest from Hades: Menippean Dispatches from the Other Side,” based on his forthcoming book, Lucian: Three Menippean Fantasies.

This hour-long event will feature Dr. Relihan’s talk and a Q&A moderated by Dr. Jonathan Brumberg-Kraus.

Location or Zoom link forthcoming.

If you require accommodations for this event, please contact Megan Brooks at brooks_megan@wheatoncollege.edu by October 27, 2021.

Join us for the fifth Faculty Speaker Series event, celebrating the scholarly research and creative works of Wheaton’s faculty members.

Dr. Jessie Knowlton, Assistant Professor of Biology, will present a talk titled “Birds, bees, and humans: why we should care about all species.” Dr. Knowlton will talk about her research with Wheaton students on the impacts of environmental change on bird and bee communities in Ecuador. She will also explain why what happens to other species can make a big difference to humanity as well, and what we can learn from paying attention to the diversity of life on our planet.

Dr. Jani Benoit, Professor of Chemistry, will moderate the Q&A.

This hour-long talk and moderated Q&A will take place on Zoom. Pre-registration is required.

If you require accommodations for this event, please contact Megan Brooks at brooks_megan@wheatoncollege.edu by September 15, 2021.