Nikos Gatsos: Music for a Better Day

with Maria Anastasi-Paschalidis, voice and Aphrodite Mitsopoulou, piano in honor of Agathi Dimitrouka Monday, May 13 at 7:00 pm Doors open at 6:30 pm Registration for this event has closed. Directions and Visitor information As part of the European Month of Culture, the Center for… Read more

The Classical is Political

A Discussion featuring Donna Zuckerberg, Jonathan Hsy, and Caroline Stark Wednesday, April 24 at 6:00 pm Doors open at 5:30 pm Directions and Visitor information From philosophical principles to architectural grandeur, reminders are everywhere that the Classical is fundamentally political in the U.S. Yet activism and… Read more

Snowden Panel Discussion

Frank M. Snowden Jr. | A Retrospective and Future Directions A panel discussion with Carolivia Herron, Molly Levine, and Dan-el Padilla Peralta with moderator Caroline Stark Friday, February 15 at 3:00 pm Directions and Visitor information This dialogue is part of the Black Classicists Exhibition… Read more

Delphic Festival Preview

Exploratory Discussions • Lectures • Performance Thursday, June 20 – Friday, June 21, 2019 The sacred and ancient tradition of the Delphic Games, uniquely celebrating the Delphic Ideal of art, music, myth, dance, poetry, song, philosophy, theater and sport, will be revitalized again in its modern renewal by The Committee… Read more

Decorating Ancient Greek Vases

Shapes and Scenes | a demonstration by vase-painter Thanassis Katsaras Thursday, November 15 and Saturday, November 17 10:00am – 12:00pm (EST) House A at the Center for Hellenic Studies Renowned vase-painter Thanassis Katsaras will demonstrate the step-by-step process of decorating Greek vases from his studio in Eleusis via a… Read more

Blazing with Blackness

Aithiopians in Herodotus’ Histories Sarah Derbew Presenting with Respondent Caroline Stark Friday, October 19 at 6:00 pm Registration for this event is now closed. Directions and Visitor information Blazing with Blackness will examine the geography and literary presence of black people in ancient Greek literature. In particular, Herodotus’… Read more

5000 Years of Comments

The Development of Commentary from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Age of Information August 8-9, 2018 Sponsored and hosted by the Center for Hellenic Studies Organized by Joel P. Christensen (Brandeis University) and Jacqueline Vayntrub (Yale University) About the conference Commentary on the written word is nearly as old as… Read more

Dimitri Vassilakis Trio and Word Dance Theater

Date: Wednesday, May 2, 2018 Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) Cost: Free Center for Hellenic Studies 3100 Whitehaven St. NW Washington, DC 20008 Directions and Visitor Information The Hellenic Foundation for Culture, with support from Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies, presents saxophonist… Read more

Closing Celebration | From the Depths of the Salt Sea

Paintings and Drawings by Anne Davey September 16, 5:00-9:00 pm Galateia by Anne Davey Program 5:00-6:30pm in House AWelcome by Gregory NagyMusical performance by Lanah KoelleNereids panel discussion featuring Anne Davey, Corinne Pache (Trinity University), and Laura Slatkin (NYU-Gallatin) 7:00-7:30pm in Main BuildingDance performance featuring Word Dance TheaterReception to follow… Read more