Student Programs

Information about the 2018 programs is coming soon!

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Programs in Greece

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Programs in Washington, DC

Harvard Summer School Program

June 24–July 30, 2017. This interdisciplinary seminar in comparative cultural studies explores the interaction of people and ideas in the Eastern Mediterranean, from antiquity to the present. The course brings together historical, literary, philosophical, and linguistic approaches that are complemented by close encounters with the material culture of the region.

Publications Internship

June 1-July 31, 2017. Publications interns work on the Free First Thousand Years of Greek, a self-standing subset of the Open Greek and Latin Project. The work involves a range of activities, including scanning texts, verifying and correcting texts, and uploading corrected texts to a GitHub repository. All instruction is provided on site.

Service-Based Learning Program

May 31, 2017-July 5, 2017. Students serve as interns at cultural institutions in Greece. In addition to their internship responsibilities, students develop a research project with the guidance of a faculty mentor, and tour cultural and archaeological sites in the Argolid region and in Athens.

Seminar Internship Programs

June 1-June 30, 2018. Two interns manage the faculty and course development seminars. During the seminar sessions, interns provide on-demand research assistance, and video and projecting equipment. The interns also give short presentations and contribute to conversations about the design of the courses.

Teaching Internship Program

July 6-22, 2017. In this internship, four Harvard undergraduates serve as teaching assistants for the CHS High School Summer Program (HSSP) in Greece. Interns work with faculty to plan, coordinate, and teach the 2-week, college-level seminar. The internship has two phases: spring preparation in Cambridge MA, and the seminar itself in July in Nafplion, Greece.

Winter Session Thesis Research

January 11-18, 2017. Harvard College students utilize the Center’s library collection for thesis research in January. The CHS provides housing in shared apartments on the CHS campus for one week, 24-hour access to the library, and lunch on weekdays. Additionally, the CHS reimburses transportation costs up to $500.00.

Travel Study Programs

The CHS organizes, supports, and hosts a series of other programs abroad. These programs combine educational trips with study and research in Greece and give participants the opportunity to visit archaeological and historical sites, while attending seminars on classical studies and history.