The Center will be closed December 22, 2018–January 2, 2019 for winter session. We look forward to seeing you at our booth at the AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting: January 3–6, 2019, San Diego, CA.

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Black Classicists | Fifteen Portraits

Show Dates: March 2018 – April 2019

 

Black_ClassicistsThe Center for Hellenic Studies is showcasing fifteen portraits of influential black classicists. This historic exhibition celebrates the important role of African Americans in the field of Classics, and provides a unique opportunity to reflect upon the purpose of higher education and its place in the struggle for equality and human enrichment.

The men and women featured in this exhibition taught Greek and Latin at the college or university level and made groundbreaking achievements in education. Their academic accomplishments bolstered a new tradition of black intellectualism and resulted in greater opportunities for future generations of African Americans. Read more...

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