The Rouman Lecture
The John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series at the UNH was created in 1997 by a generous gift from the Christos and Mary Papoutsy Charitable Foundation. This series of lectures and events promotes and enhances awareness of the Classics in New Hampshire. throughout New England, and beyond. Topics explored each year by the series cover a range of subjects within Greco-Roman civilization including mythology, literature, history, philosophy, art, and language. Lectures are delivered by internationally-recognized speakers and scholars.
The lecture series honors Professor Emeritus John C. Rouman, who taught in the UNH Classics Program for many years. One of UNH's most distinguished scholars and faculty members, John C. Rouman has exhibited and continues to display extraordinary devotion to the field. A former Fulbright Scholar in Byzantine Greek, Dr. Rouman won the prestigious National Award for Excellence in Teaching of Classics and the Distinguished Teaching Award from UNH.
The Papoutsy Charitable Foundation manages a website devoted to the Lecture Series, which includes transcripts of past lectures, a photo gallery, and much more.
John C. Rouman and friends on the occasion of his 80th birthday