Join us for the Spring 2016 Symposium!

Join us on Saturday, April 30 for a live webcast of the biannual Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium!
The stream will be available at No special software is required. Persons interested in watching the stream should click on the link above and the stream will play in their web browser.
Abstracts will be available on Wednesday, April 27.
Have questions for the presenters? Contact us via the online form.

Saturday, April 30

Session 1, 11:00am-12:30 pm (EDT)

“Love Is in the Hands: Looking for Traces of Affective Relationship Between Human and Object in Votive Epigrams”
Anne-Sophie Noel, Hisoma, Lyon
“Lysistrata(s): Aristophanes to Spike Lee”
Caroline Stark, Howard University
“Two Thousand Years of Scholarly Apps”
Neel Smith, College of the Holy Cross

Session 2, 2:00-3:30 pm (EDT)

“The Anaxagorean-Socratic Moment in the History of the Philosophos
Christopher Moore, Pennsylvania State University
“Prodicus on the Rise of Civilization: Agriculture, Religion and Culture Heroes”
Stavros Kouloumentas, Humboldt-Universitat zu Berlin
“Democracy and Civic Participation in Greek Cities under Roman Imperial Rule: Political Practice and Culture in the Post-Classical Period”
Cédric Brélaz, University of Strasbourg

Session 3, 4:00-5:30 pm (EDT)

“What’s in a Name? Linguistic Considerations in the Study of ‘Karian’ Religion”
Naomi Carless Unwin, Koç University
“Seleucid Time: Imperial and Indigenous Temporalities in the Hellenistic East”
Paul Kosmin, Harvard University
“The New Order of Time and Cult in Synoecized Poleis
Sven Schipporeit, University of Vienna