Dr. Heather Reid, associate professor and chair of philosophy at Morningside College, will present “Italy’s Ancient Civilizations” on Wednesday, Nov. 15, at 11:45 a.m. in the UPS Auditorium of the Lincoln Center, 3627 Peters Avenue.
The free event is sponsored by Morningside’s Academic and Cultural Arts Series (ACAS) and is open to the public.
Reid will discuss several of the significant contributions made by Italy’s three ancient civilizations, the Romans, Greeks, and Etruscans. A slide show featuring examples of the art and architecture of each civilization will be included. She will also present an overview of Morningside’s upcoming study tour to Italy, slated for May 2007, for which Reid will serve as coordinator.
Reid has been at Morningside since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and a master’s degree and doctorate from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1994 and 1996, respectively. She is current president of the International Association for the Philosophy of Sport (IAPS) and is the author of The Philosophical Athlete, published in 2002 by Carolina Academic Press, Durham, N.C.