Emma Dench: "Talking to Dead People" | Harvard Thinks Big 4
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Emma Dench serves as a professor for several Classics and History classes here at Harvard, including History 1011: The World of the Roman Empire and Classical Philology 226: Memories of the Roman Republic. She specializes in Hellenistic, Roman Republic, and early Roman imperial history while her current research interests focus on Roman 'imperialism' and the retrospective writing of the Republican and Augustan periods. Her other interests include questions about identity in classical antiquity and the culture of the Roman world, especially of Roman Italy.