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The MASt@CHS project

Written by Rachele Pierini Hosted by the Harvard’s Center for Hellenic Studies, MASt is a new project aiming to boost discussion and debate among specialists on topics and problems in Bronze Age Aegean studies and then to disseminate the latest results to the wider audience of classicists. To achieve this,… Read more

Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes

Aeschylus, Seven Against Thebes Translated by Herbert Weir Smyth Revised by the Seven Against Thebes Heroization team (Hélène Emeriaud, Kelly Lambert, Janet M. Ozsolak, Sarah Scott, Keith DeStone) The Acropolis of Thebes, in which stand altars and images of various divinities. A large gathering of citizens of Thebes. Enter… Read more

Call for Papers: 5000 Years of Comments

The Development of Commentary from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Age of Information August 7-10, 2018 Sponsored and hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies Organized by Joel P. Christensen (Brandeis University) and Jacqueline Vayntrub (Brandeis University) Commentary on the written word is nearly as old as… Read more

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… Read more

Call for Papers

Digital Literacies for the Ancient World A Special Issue of Classics@, the CHS Online Journal Editorial committee: David Bouvier – Claire Clivaz – Paul Dilley – David Hamidović; chief editor: Paul Dilley Deadline to forward the articles to the editors: August 31st, 2016 Abstract 300 words: June 1st, 2016 Guidelines: https://chs.harvard.edu/CHS/article/display/1386 This volume of Classics@,… 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… Read more

Body and Mind Seminar Fall 2020 with Dr. Ryan Harte, postdoctoral fellow at Southern University of Science and Technology (Shenzhen, China) | Challenging Mind-Body…

Written by Alba Curry The Center for Hellenic Studies would like to extend their greatest thanks and appreciation to all of those who participated in the second meeting of the Body and Mind Seminar. We would also like to thank Dr. Ryan Harte for his talk, which aimed at complicated-straightforward… Read more

CHS 2020 Fall Fellows: Dieter Gunkel

Tonal Ochlophobia in Greek: Evidence from the Musical Documents As a linguist and philologist, I am interested in the accentuation of ancient Greek. I think of the accentuation of the language as a window that provides a view on a variety of things, including the linguistic evolution of Greek, the… Read more