A Young Woman’s Journey to Womanhood

We are excited to welcome Arti Mehta of Howard University for an Online Open House entitled “ A Young Woman’s Journey to Womanhood: Greek and Indic Models from Menander and Kālidāsa.” The event will take place on Friday, February 19 at 11:00 a.m. EST Read more

Symposium on Incarceration

In Honor of Frank M. Snowden Jr.  Friday, February 28, 20209:00am – 5:00pm Overview The Center for Hellenic Studies will host a day-long symposium on prison programming and education, families of the incarcerated, and re-entry and public policy. Schedule 9:00-9:30 – Welcome 9:30-10:45 – Prison Programming and Education Stanley Andrisse,… Read more

Eighteenth Annual Frank M. Snowden, Jr. Lecture and Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Roundtable

Prison without Punishment Jail without Justice:Reflections on the History of Incarceration in Classical Greece and Rome Thursday, February 27, 20205:30-7:00 PM Browsing Room, Founders Library, Howard University500 Howard Pl, NWWashington, DC 20059 Overview For the Eighteenth Annual Frank M. Snowden, Jr. lecture and Phi Beta Kappa Liberal Arts Roundtable, Dr. Read more

Rediscovering Our Humanity

Reading the Classics Behind Bars and Beyond a performance and conversation presented by Howard University and the Center for Hellenic Studies Wednesday, February 26 6:00-7:30pm Founders Library, Howard University 500 Howard Pl NW Washington, DC 20059 Overview Professor Emily Allen-Hornblower (Classics, Rutgers), with the support… Read more

The Lydians and Their Neighbors

Ethnolinguistic Identities and Cultural Contact in Anatolia around 700-330 BC Friday, December 13, 201910:00am-5:00pm Overview Organized by Rostislav Oreshko and hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies, the workshop on “The Lydians and Their Neighbors” aims to take another look at what constitutes the most inherent and defining features of… Read more

Anthropological Writing as Activism

Featuring Michael Herzfeld and Manuela Pellegrino Friday, October 18, 2019 6:00-8:00pm Doors open at 5:30pm House A Directions and Visitor Information Seating is limited. Please register at Eventbrite by October 10. Live-stream the event: (best viewed with Safari or Internet Explorer) About… Read more

EPIC | Illustrations by Gareth Hinds

Artist Talk Friday, September 13, 20196:00pm-7:00pm About the Exhibition This exhibition features watercolor illustrations from Gareth Hinds’s graphic novel adaptations of the epic poems, The Iliad and The Odyssey. Hinds uses traditional and digital media to create vivid depictions of the action and emotion in each epic. His dynamic color… Read more