News & Events
March 28, 2011
The nature of evil and issues of domestic violence and race as they are portrayed in Shakespeare's "Othello" will be explored by award-winning professor Ron Herzman in his lecture, "Speak Of Me As I Am: Othello Now and Then." The lecture will take place at 7 p.m. Monday, April 4, in UNC Asheville's Humanities Lecture Hall. The event is free and open to the public.
Herzman is the Distinguished Teaching Professor of English at State University of New York College at Geneseo, where he has taught since 1969. Herzman is the co-author of "The Apocalyptic Imagination in Medieval Literature," "The Medieval World View," and co-editor of "Four Romances of England." Herzman received the Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching and an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters from Manhattan College, and an award from the Medieval Academy of America for excellence in teaching Medieval Studies.
This lecture is part of the Mills Distinguished Speaker series, and is co-sponsored by the History Department, NEH Professorship in the Humanities and the Center for Diversity Education. For more information, contact Emily Bebber, administrative assistant for Humanities, and Arts and Ideas at UNC Asheville, at 828.251.6808.