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Events

Reading Greek Tragedy Online, Wednesdays at 3pm

On Wednesday, July 15 at 3:00-4:30pm ET, join us for a live reading and discussion of Aristophanes' Clouds (translation by Ian Johnston), hosted by Joel Christensen (Brandeis University) with special guest Joel Alden Schlosser (Bryn Mawr College). Directed by Beth Burns, the production features James Callás Ball, Judd Farris, Tony Jayawardena, Patrick Walshe McBride, T. Lynn Mikeska, Richard Neale, René Thornton Jr., and Valoneecia Tolbert.

The live stream will appear on the CHS homepage. Read more...

Black Classicists | A Mural Mosaic

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We would like to draw special attention to eighteen influential 19th century Black classicists who made groundbreaking achievements in Classics education. The 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. Read More...

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