Programs & Events News

CHS Visiting Artist:
Matteo Tarasco

Despite the limitations of COVID-19, the CHS continues to recognize and support artists in all media whose work engages with ancient Greek culture. Over the next six months, the CHS will share profiles of the 2020-2021 cohort of CHS visiting artists. Matteo Tarasco is a theatre director who has extensively engaged with… Read more

2021 Spring Fellow:
Marieke Dhont

Greek Poetry, Jewish Poets: Contextualizing Jewish Writings as Post-Classical Literature As a fellow at the Center for Hellenic Studies, I am working on a project entitled Greek Poetry, Jewish Poets: Contextualizing Jewish Writings as Post-Classical Literature. I focus on situating Jewish poetry in Greek both within the world of Hellenistic literature… Read more

2021 Spring Fellow:
Ian Hensley

The Hellenistic Stoics defend a striking combination of claims within their physics, some of which appear to be in tension with others. First, they argue that only bodies can be causes, and all processes and conditions in the natural world result from bodies making contact with each other. However, they… 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 Parking… 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 Dualism in Plato with the Phaedrus

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