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Announcing Our New Director

Dear Colleagues and Friends, Below, we share with you an announcement from Harvard’s Dean of Arts and Humanities, Professor Robin Kelsey, concerning the transition in directorship of the Center for Hellenic Studies: From: Arts and Humanities Division Subject: CHS Director Announcement Date: July 13, 2021 Dear Colleagues of the Center… Read more

Orality and Literacy (Persian translation)

Gregory Nagy Translated into Persian by Farnoosh Shamsian [[This article was first published in Encyclopedia of Rhetoric (ed. T. O. Sloane; Oxford 2001) 532-538. It is currently available in English here: https://chs.harvard.edu/curated-article/gregory-nagy-orality-and-literacy/.]] شفاهیّت و کتبیّت گرگوری ناژ برگردان فارسی: فرنوش شمسیان مفهوم شفاهیّت [1]… Read more

Kyklos Conference 2021

The Greek Epic Cycle and its Reception In the Arts, Literature, Vase-Painting, Theatre, Film, and Video Games (in Antiquity, as well as in the Contemporary World) Time: 8:00am–3:30pm EDT Kyklos is a program devoted to new and developing scholarship concerning the Greek Epic Cycle. Its primary purpose is to foster… Read more

Recap: Lisa Raphals on Psyche Reconsidered

Written by Ryan Harte The Center for Hellenic Studies would like to extend their greatest thanks and appreciation to all of those who participated in the last meeting of the Comparatism Seminar. We would also like to thank Lisa Raphals for her talk: “Considering Comparables: Psyche Reconsidered.” In contrast to… Read more

A festive gathering in honor of Gloria Ferrari Pinney’s 80th birthday

Those who have been fortunate to be Gloria’s students or colleagues carry the distinctive imprint of her scholarship in their consciousnesses. This imprint includes specific details of her brilliant studies, so often proving invaluable in our research; but also the style of thinking, the perception of the world, which can… Read more

La isla de los antípodas – Tradición clásica y poetas cubanos contemporáneos: Luis R. Nogueras, Delfín Prats, José Triana y Magali Alabau

RESUMEN Este trabajo explora la tradición clásica en la poesía de los autores cubanos Luis R. Nogueras (1944-1985), Delfín Prats (1945), José Triana (1931-2018) y Magali Alabau (1945). Tras la introducción, se presenta un breve marco teórico donde se señalan los presupuestos de la disciplina que dan lugar al planteamiento utilizado… Read more

Proximity and Classics

What ideas of proximity can we find in Classical Greek literature? How was intimacy understood, from Homer to Plato? What is the connection between proximity and friendship? What is the role of supplication? How can these ideas be mobilized to shed light on the notion of proximity today? Read more