Michele Asuni successfully defends dissertation

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Michele Asuni, a PhD student in Classics, successfully defended his dissertation, entitled Pathos Visible: Color, Emotion and Affect in Ancient Greece from Homer to Heliodorus, on February 11, 2022. The work’s main objective is to shed light on how color terms are used by Greek authors both as an aesthetic feature and to mark, convey and evoke specific emotions. The advisor was Silvia Montiglio. The examining committee was composed of Karen ní Mheallaigh, second reader, David Konstan, Lisa Siraganian and Jennifer Stager.