Call for Papers: 5000 Years of Comments

MicroMonuments Workshop

Pillars, Columns, Cornerstones: Verticalism in Arts and Philosophy Workshop Conducted by Artemis Herber Sunday, April 24, 2016 from 11am–4pm Workshop Participation: Free and open to the public; reservation required. RSVP by April 20th, 2016 to events@chs.harvard.edu Parking available on-site. This workshop is presented by the Washington Sculptors Group in collaboration with the Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington DC and in conjunction with International Sculpture Day 2016. Overview Throughout time and history humankind… Read more

Upcoming Visiting Scholars

The following researchers received a visiting scholar grant from the Center for Hellenic Studies and will visit Washington, DC during the spring 2016 term. The award includes housing on the CHS campus in Washington, DC for six nights and travel support. For more information, view the program description. February Laura Jansen (Princeton University) Maria Kazanskaya (Institute for Linguistic Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences) Gonda Van Steen (University of Florida) March Nina… Read more

A Memento from the Festival of the Muses

By Lanah Koelle, Fellowship Program Manager & Librarian, Center for Hellenic Studies ἐπάμεροι· τί δέ τις τί δ᾿ οὔ τις; σκιᾶς ὄναρ | ἄνθρωπος. ἀλλ᾿ ὅταν αἴγλα διόσδοτος ἔλθῃ, | λαμπρὸν φέγγος ἔπεστιν ἀνδρῶν καὶ μείλιχος αἰών Creatures of a day. What is a someone, what is a no one? Man is the dream of a shade. But when the radiance given by Zeus comes, there is at hand the shining light of men, and the life-force gives sweet… Read more