Theatre & Dance Program
PROLOGUE BONUS: Lysistrata Through a Contemporary Lens

PROLOGUE BONUS: Lysistrata Through a Contemporary Lens

October 28, 2018 | 2:30 PM

Dusty Loo Bon Vivant Theater

Prior to the Sunday reading of Lysistrata, we will hold a panel with UCCS faculty and community members to examine what this play might mean for us today.

About the Panelists

Angie Hackett-Larsen, Program Director, TESSA of Colorado Springs
Ms. Hackett-Larson has extensive experience working within the nonprofit sector in Colorado, primarily around homelessness, and domestic and sexual violence issues. Through her time with TESSA she has served on the board of the Colorado Coalition against Domestic Violence, and traveled throughout the state providing presentations on domestic violence and sexual assault related topics.

Dr. Sanjaya Thakur, Associate Professor and Chair of Classics Department, Colorado College
Sanjaya Thakur has taught in the Classics department at Colorado College (CC) since 2008. He was educated at UCLA and the University of Michigan where he wrote his PhD dissertation on the Ovid's presentation of the imperial family in the exile poems. Professor Thakur's research interests are in Latin poetry of the Augustan age.

Dr. Sonja Tanner, Associate Professor and Head of Philosophy Department, UCCS
Sonja Tanner holds an M.A. and Ph.D from the New School for Social Research, as well as a B.A. in History and a B.A. in Gender Studies from University of California at Irvine. Her areas of specialization are Ancient Philosophy, History of Philosophy, and Ethics. Her current research interests include imagination in ancient Greek thought and the comedic dimensions of Platonic dialogues.


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