Yiannis Petropoulos, Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece, will join the CHS community for an Online Open House discussion on love wishes in Greek tradition. The event will be streamed live on Thursday, November 30, at 11 a.m. EDT, and will be recorded.
Yiannis Petropoulos is Professor of Ancient Greek Literature, Democritus University of Thrace, and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies in Greece.
In 2013 he was Visiting Professor of Classics, University of Sao Paulo (USP), Brazil, and is currently Research Fellow, Biblioteca Mindlin in the same university, working on monsters in early Brazilian ethno-history.
His latest book is Kleos in a Minor Key: The Homeric Education of a Little Prince, CHS-Harvard University Press, 2011, available to read online for free at CHS Publications.
His next book, which is in its final stages of preparation, is entitled Residents of the Via Negativa: Homer’s Cyclopes and other monsters.