Events

Seneca’s Thyestes

Join us on Wednesday for a live reading and discussion of Seneca's Thyestes (translation by Paul Murgatroyd), hosted by Joel Christensen (Brandeis University) with special guest Helen Slaney (La Trobe University). Directed by Paul O'Mahony, the featured actors include Tim Delap, Evelyn Miller, Paul O'Mahony, David Rubin, and Sara Valentine. Read more

A Young Woman’s Journey to Womanhood

We are excited to welcome Arti Mehta of Howard University for an Online Open House entitled “ A Young Woman’s Journey to Womanhood: Greek and Indic Models from Menander and Kālidāsa.” The event will take place on Friday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. EST Read more

Symposium on Incarceration

In Honor of Frank M. Snowden Jr.  Friday, February 28, 20209:00am – 5:00pm Overview The Center for Hellenic Studies will host a day-long symposium on prison programming and education, families of the incarcerated, and re-entry and public policy. Schedule 9:00-9:30 – Welcome 9:30-10:45 – Prison Programming and Education Stanley Andrisse,… Read more

Rediscovering Our Humanity

Reading the Classics Behind Bars and Beyond a performance and conversation presented by Howard University and the Center for Hellenic Studies Wednesday, February 26 6:00-7:30pm Founders Library, Howard University 500 Howard Pl NW Washington, DC 20059 Overview Professor Emily Allen-Hornblower (Classics, Rutgers), with the support… Read more

The Lydians and Their Neighbors

Ethnolinguistic Identities and Cultural Contact in Anatolia around 700-330 BC Friday, December 13, 201910:00am-5:00pm Overview Organized by Rostislav Oreshko and hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies, the workshop on “The Lydians and Their Neighbors” aims to take another look at what constitutes the most inherent and defining features of… Read more

Anthropological Writing as Activism

Featuring Michael Herzfeld and Manuela Pellegrino Friday, October 18, 2019 6:00-8:00pm Doors open at 5:30pm House A Directions and Visitor Information Seating is limited. Please register at Eventbrite by October 10. Live-stream the event: http://media.video.harvard.edu/core/live/harvard-chs-live.html (best viewed with Safari or Internet Explorer) About… Read more