Sex in the (Ancient) City
Tue, June 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Join Oscar-winner Olympia Dukakis, Professor David Sider (NYU), actor Theodore Bouloukos, singer Nektarios Antoniou, Mia Theodoratos (orphic lyre), and Professor Constantina Rhodes in an illustrated and dramatic examination of sex, gender, sexuality, and love in the ancient Greek world.
Professor Sider, an expert on gender and sexuality in the ancient world, will compare ancient and modern concepts of sexual identity.
Oscar-winner Dukakis will perform the poetry of the immortal Sappho accompanied authentically by the orphic lyre.
Rhodes will present Sappho’s most famous poem in Greek. Bouloukos will deliver love poetry from Greek antiquityThis is one of over twenty World Pride events at St John’s in the Village. To see others: http://www.stjvny.org/arts-at-st-johns-june