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Poetry and the Polis in Euripidean Tragedy

Most critics agree that Euripidean tragedy addresses a wealth of political questions, and that it successfully incorporates and engages with a variety of ancient Greek poetic traditions. Nevertheless, these topics and questions have generally been treated separately. In this book, Jonah Radding contends that the political issues addressed in Euripides’s tragedies are… Read more

Call for Papers | Kyklos 2023

The Greek Epic Cycle and the Odyssey Date: June 30, 2023Location: Online via ZoomSubmission Deadline: December 31, 2022 Are you a graduate student (working on any MA, MPhil, PhD program) or an early career scholar (7 year from the reception of your PhD) working on the Odyssey and the Greek epic… Read more

Audible Punctuation: Performative Pause in Homeric Prosody

Audible Punctuation focuses on the pause in Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, both as a compositional feature and as a performative aspect of delivery, arguing for the possibilities and limits of expressing phrases in performance. Ronald Blankenborg’s analysis of metrical, rhythmical, syntactical, and phonological phrasing shows that the text of the Homeric epic allows for different… Read more

Material Culture Fellow Talks

On Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 11:00am, two Early Career Material Culture Fellows in Hellenic Studies from CHS Greece will be visiting us in Washington, DC and giving a presentation on their research. We hope you can join us in person in House A, or on Zoom. Read more

Early Career Fellow Talks

On Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:00am, three Early Career Fellows in Hellenic Studies from CHS Greece will be visiting us in Washington, DC and giving a presentation on their research. We hope you can join us in person in House A, or on Zoom. Read more

Fellow Talk | Maria Choleva

Is technology a dis-embodied entity estranged from the socio-historical human experience, as the Western modern view of production would assert? Are techniques and tools adopted and transferred as neutral technical information or as socially and culturally significant practices? How is the body-material-tool relationship shaped by culture, materializing human behavior, social relations, and worldviews? Read more