Failure and Flaws in Classical Antiquity

The graduate students of the Department of Classics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are pleased to invite you to attend our graduate conference “Failure and Flaws in Classical Antiquity”, which will take place January 25-26, 2019 at UCLA. The conference will feature a keynote address by Emily Greenwood (Professor of Classics, Yale University) on “Failure and Attribution: The Ethics and Politics of Reading Classical Failure.” Please see our schedule for a full list of papers and abstracts.

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With thanks and acknowledgment to the UCLA Department of Classics and the UCLA Humanities Division for their support.

“Icarus was not failing as he fell,
but only coming to the end of his triumph.”

– Jack Gilbert