Kevin McGrath of Harvard University will join the CHS community for an Open House discussion about Indo-European Epic Poetry. The event will be streamed live on Thursday, September 7 at 11:00 a.m. EDT, and will be recorded. To prepare for this event, you might like to read and think carefully about Odyssey 8.487–491.
Kevin McGrath was born in southern China in 1951 and was educated in England and Scotland; he has lived and worked in France, Greece, and India. Presently he is an associate of the Department of South Asian Studies and poet in residence at Lowell House, Harvard University. Publications include Fame (1995), Lioness (1998), The Sanskrit Hero(2004), Flyer (2005), Comedia (2008), Stri (2009), Jaya(2011), Supernature (2012), Eroica, and Heroic Krsna(2013), In the Kacch, and Windward (2015), Arjuna Pandava, and Eros (2016), Raja Yudhisthira, and Bhisma Devavrata (2018). McGrath lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with his family.