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Recap: Rohan Sikri on comparative philosophy

Gestalten: A Resource for Comparative Philosophy? Written by Ryan Harte The Center for Hellenic Studies would like to extend their greatest thanks and appreciation to all of those who participated in the third meeting of the Comparatism Seminar. We would also like to thank Professor Rohan Sikri (University of Georgia)… Read more

CHS Visiting Artist: Steriani Tsintziloni

To register for Steriani Tsintziloni’s visiting artist presentation taking place on Friday, April 9, 2021, at 11:30 am EDT, please visit the event page. Steriani Tsintziloni is a dance researcher, curator, lecturer, dramaturg, and former dancer. By writing, collaborating, teaching, researching, and presenting dance she works at the… Read more

Recap: Michael Herzfeld on hierarchy

Continuities and Comparisons The Role of Hierarchy in Modern Democracies and their Lein on Ancient Pasts–Greece and Thailand in Transgressive Practice 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 first meeting of… Read more

CHS Visiting Artist: Akis Goumas

To register for Akis Goumas’ visiting artist presentation taking place on Friday, March 26, 2021, at 11:30 am EDT, please visit the event page. Akis Goumas is a contemporary jewelry maker and researcher of mainly ancient crafting technologies of the Aegean region. He was born in Greece… Read more

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