Pharos Lecture: “Female Justice: Getting Revenge on Terrible Men in Ancient Greece”

Speaker: Dr. Siobhan McElduff, UBC CNERS

Pericles told the men of Athens that the best thing for a woman was not be spoken about, either in blame or praise; the women of Athens surely had other ideas. This lecture will look at how, in a time long before #metoo, women in ancient Greece tried to speak up about and against abuse and injustice, even in societies that were hostile to their voices.

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