CONF: Conference on Pindar and Greek Sports–travel grants for students

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Center for Greek Studies, University of Florida,

Gainesville, FL. March 19-21,2010

Conference Organizers: Kostas Kapparis and Robert Wagman

The Center for Greek Studies at the University of Florida is
organizing a Conference on Pindar and Sport in Honor of David C.
Young. Registration for the Conference is free. If you are planning to
participate, please let us know in advance by sending an e-mail to the
Senior Secretary of the Center for Greek Studies Tina Williams
(tiwilliams AT, so that we can extend a proper welcome and
include you in the festivities.

In addition, the UF library and the G.I. Dolianitis Center will be
organizing an exhibit of rare books and documents on Pindar and the
History of Sport to coincide with the conference.

The Center for Greek Studies also offers three bursaries of $ 500 to
facilitate travel and participation in the conference for Ph.D.
students working on Pindar and/or the History of Sport in Ancient or
Modern Greece.

Applicants should send an e-mail indicating their interest and
explaining how participation in this conference would enhance their
current research project, with a CV emphasizing academic
accomplishments, to the Co-Director of the Center for Greek Studies,
Professor Robert Wagman (rsw AT Deadline: January 20.

The conference program, regular updates and further information about
this event can be found in the Conference Website:

Download the Conference Flyer here:

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