Monday 16 November 2009

Radio interview: Rebecca Benefiel talks about graffiti

Turn on the radio today (or listen on the internet at to hear Rebecca Benefiel talk about graffiti in Pompeii! Rebecca is the guest on Virginia Insight, which airs Mondays at 3pm (EST?). You can call in and ask Rebecca questions on 888-967-2825, or 888-WMRA-TALK.

Here are the details:

The Graffiti of Pompeii. Rebecca Benefiel studies graffiti. She believes it can tell a lot about a society's culture. Especially if it was written by people of all classes, about all manner of issues, and got placed on every type of venue -- from the public court house to the walls of private homes. Even if it was written 2000 years ago.
The Lexington researcher shares her findings about the graffiti of Pompeii.
Guest: Rebecca Benefiel - Assistant Professor of Classics, Washington and Lee University.

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