The Washington University Department of Romance Languages & Literature invites everyone to join them on Wed., Feb. 22, for the Paul and Silvia Rava Memorial Lecture in Italian Studies featuring special guest Ellen Nerenberg. She will be speaking on “Circus Maximus: Crime Time and Prime Time in Contemporary Italian Society and Media”. Nerenberg is Wesleyan University’s Dean of Arts and Humanities, Hollis Professor of Italian, Department Chair, and a passionate researcher and author. A special reception will be held at 4:00 p.m., followed by the presentation at 4:30 p.m. – both at the Women’s Building Lounge with free admission. Call (314) 935-5175 for details.