Tim Winters to Lecture on the Parthenon Marbles in Nashville

Winter_posterTim Winters, professor of classics in the department of languages and literature, Austin Peay State University, will deliver the American Institute of Archaeology lecture on Tuesday, February 26, at 7 p.m. at the Nashville Parthenon in Centennial Park. His lecture is entitled “Belle Kinney, Leopold Scholz, and the Parthenon Marbles in Nashville.”

Winters (Ph.D., Ohio State University) has taught classics at the university level for more than 20 years. A dedicated teacher, he has received Austin Peay’s major faculty awards: the Socrates Award for Excellence in Teaching and the APSU National Alumni Association Distinguished Professor Award.

Among his research interests are Greek epigraphy, archaeology, and historiography. Winters lived in Greece for two years where he studied at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. He has directed APSU’s Study Abroad to Greece program since its inception in 1999. This past summer he served as the Gertrude Smith Professor of Classics for the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, his third time in this position.

Free and open to the public, the lecture is sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, the Conservancy for the Parthenon and Centennial Park, the Vanderbilt History of Art Goldberg Lecture Series, the Department of Classical Studies, and the Holiday Inn at Vanderbilt. Those who plan to attend the lecture are encouraged to call the Nashville Parthenon at 615.862.8431 to reserve a seat.

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