Monthly Archives: January 2012

J-term Adventure

Sunoikisis’ inaugural 2012 J-term program featured awesome Bronze Age sites on Crete and the Peloponnese, along with some of Greece’s wettest and coldest weather. Fearless leaders Kenny Morrell (Rhodes College) and Gregory Nagy (Harvard University) provided historical context and linguistic insights … Continue reading

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Plans Continue for Elementary Greek

On Saturday, February 4, faculty will meet at the Center for Hellenic Studies to continue planning a new elementary Greek couse sequence. Participants include faculty from Agnes Scott College, Colorado College, Eckerd College, Elon College, Gettysburg College, Hope College, Howard University, … Continue reading

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Kenchreai Archaeological Field School

Archaeology, History, and Culture in Greece The CHS is collaborating with Sunoikisis to fund 2 Harvard students and 1 Sunoikisis student for the archaeological school at Kenchreai, the port of Corinth.  The Center will cover the cost of the program and … Continue reading

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Undergraduate Research Symposium

The Sunoikisis Undergraduate Research Symposium (SURS) will be Friday, April 27, 2012 at the Center for Hellenic Studies (CHS) in Washington, D.C. The symposium provides students the opportunity to present their advanced research on ancient Greece and Rome, as well … Continue reading

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Locating Videogame Heroes: a Comparison of Jason with “Michael”

Erudition and intertextuality are recurrent themes in Hellenistic literature. Both place higher demands upon the reader–that he or she have a certain level of cultural literacy–than any Classical literature prior to it. The final lecture of this semester’s Sunoikisis Greek … Continue reading

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