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Using Neuroscience to Understand the Tragic Mask

7 May 2013

3pm, room G.21

An illustrated lecture and practical demonstration, with Dr Peter Meineck.

All are welcome, especially students.

Dr. Peter Meineck PhD is Clinical Associate Professor of Classics at New York University, Honorary Professor of Classics at the University of Nottingham and Founder of Aquila Theatre. He has published several translations of ancient plays with Hackett, published widely on ancient drama and is currently completing a new book on cognitive science and Greek drama. He has directed and produced over 60 professional theatre productions at venues as diverse as Lincoln Center, The White House, the ancient stadium at Delphi, Carnegie Hall, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Off Broadway and theatres throughout the USA. Canada and Europe. He has written several stage adaptations of classical works from Homer to Rostand. He is also director of the National Endowment for the Humanities Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives program that has brought performances of ancient drama to 100 US communities, bringing combat veterans and the public together in discussion about the effects of war.

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