Departmental Lecture: Dr. Kyle Harper

Ancient Plagues: New Insights to Old Problems by Dr. Kyle Harper (University of Oklahoma)

Dr. Kyle Harper will be giving his lecture on February 18, 2022 at 4:10pm EST. The lecture will take place in-person at the Muzzo Family Alumni Hall (AH), Room 400. We hope to see you there!

About Our Guest

Dr. Kyle Harper is Professor of Classics and Letters and Provost Emeritus at The University of Oklahoma. Dr. Harper is a historian of the ancient world whose work has spanned economic, environmental, and social history. He is the author of three books: Slavery in the Late Roman World, AD 275-425 (2011) which was awarded the James Henry Breasted Prize by the American Historical Association and the Outstanding Publication Award from the Classical Association of the Middle West and South; From Shame to Sin: The Christian Transformation of Sexual Morality (2013) which won the Award for Excellence in the Study of Religion in Historical Studies from the American Academy of Religion; and The Fate of Rome: Climate, Disease, and the End of an Empire (2013) which has been translated into twelve languages.