Lecture on Sport & Virtue
Wednesday, March 25 | 4:30pm, Driscoll Hal 134
● Michael Poliakoff, President of the American Coucil of Trustees and Alumni
The Matthew J. Ryan Center is pleased to host Dr. Michael B. Poliakoff, president of the American Council of Trustees and Alumni, for a lecture on “Sport, Culture, and Ethics: The Mirror of Greek Athletics,” on Wednesday, March 25, at 4:30pm in Driscoll Hall 134. Dr. Poliakoff is a leading authority on classical civilization who has published on the function of competition and violent games in ancient society, the significance of combat sport in myth and literature, and the cultic functions of the ancient combat sports. Dr. Poliakoff's public lecture on virtue and sport will be coming to Villanova in the midst of March Madness.