Ancient treasure, plunder and recovery, is topic of lecture at Denison
Date of Event: February 24, 2011
Posted: February 24, 2011
Matthew Bogdanos, currently an assistant district attorney for New York County, is also an author and a colonel in the United States Marine Corps Reserves. In 2003, while on active duty in the Marines, he led the investigation into the looting of Iraq’s National Museum and was subsequently awarded the National Humanities Medal for his efforts. Bogdanos discusses his book, “Thieves of Baghdad: One Marine’s Passion for Ancient Civilizations and the Journey to Recover the World’s Greatest Stolen Treasures,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, on the third floor of Slayter Hall (200 Ridge Road). The lecture, sponsored by the Denison College Republicans, is free and open to the public.
CALENDAR LISTING, Denison University, Granville — Matthew Bogdanos lecture: “Thieves of Baghdad: One Marine’s Passion for Ancient Civilizations and the Journey to Recover the World’s Greatest Stolen Treasures,” at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 24, on the third floor of Slayter Hall (200 Ridge Road). Free and open to the public. For more information visit www.denison.edu.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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