From June 1 through July 31, 2017, three interns will be working at the CHS in Washington, DC on the Free First Thousand Years of Greek, a self-standing subset of the Open Greek and Latin Project. Their work involves a range of activities, including scanning texts, verifying and correcting texts, and uploading corrected texts to a GitHub repository. All instruction is provided on site. Learn more about the program here.
Brittany Hardy, Millsaps College
Brittany graduated from Millsaps College in May 2017 with majors in Classical Studies and Art History, and she will begin studying towards a Ph.D. in Classical Studies at the University of Michigan this fall. She intends to explore topics such as constructions of masculinity and femininity, gender fluidity, and theories of sexuality in the Greco-Roman world. Brittany has worked for three years with the Ancient Graffiti Project, a collaborative epigraphic-digital humanities initiative, and she is eager to continue working with digital humanities projects in the future. In her free time, Brittany enjoys visiting museums, rummaging through thrift stores, and exploring new places.
Pria Jackson, Hollins University
Pria Jackson is a Daniels Scholar hailing from Albuquerque, New Mexico. A rising Junior at Hollins University, she is a double major of Classical Philology and Sociology. She is also pursuing certification in Leadership Studies from the Batten Leadership Institute. Her admiration of the ancient world goes back as far as she can remember. She is often fascinated to see parallels emerge between ancient and modern worlds in thought, text, and in media. Upon graduation, she will pursue a Ph.D. in Sociology, using knowledge of the past to aid her work of crafting a better future.
Linda McNulty, The University of Texas at San Antonio
Linda McNulty was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She is a senior studying Classics at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where she is a member of the Honors College, the Top Scholar program, and a student researcher and mentor in the McNair Scholars Program. She has also been a visiting student at Oxford University and Catholic University of America. She holds an officer position in her university’s chapter of Eta Sigma Phi, and is currently writing an undergraduate thesis on the role of blood in the Homeric epics. She is a firm believer in the need to increase the accessibility of Classics, and is thrilled to be working on the Free First Thousand Years of Greek Project.