Oberlin College and Conservatory

Joseph Gerbasi - ‘‘Philosophy’s Desire: A Lacanian Reading of Plato’s Republic’’

Thursday, September 19, 2019 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

King Building, Room 239
10 North Professor Street, Oberlin, OH 44074

Joseph Gerbasi is a PhD student in classical studies at the University of Toronto.  He is the winner of the 2019 John J. Winkler Memorial Prize, an award given through an international competition for the best graduate or undergraduate essay in "a risky or marginal area of classics." 

The Winkler Prize commemorates the life and career of John J. Winkler, professor of cassics at Stanford University, who served as the Martin Lecturer at Oberlin College in 1988.

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Academic, Classics


Free and Open to the Public

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illustration of Plato holding a book in one hand and point his finger.

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Kirk Ormand

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