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 along the way. Thanks to guest lecturer Eleni Paleologou, the group received special access to Mycenae, … Read moreJ-term Adventure

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, Illinois Wesleyan University, Kalamazoo College, Knox College, Rhodes College, Southwestern University, University of Southern Maine, … Read morePlans Continue for Elementary Greek

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 as the Classical Tradition, at a national professional meeting and to interact with their peers … Read moreUndergraduate Research Symposium

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 Literature course, led by Norman Sandridge, explored a few examples of modern cultural productions which … Read moreLocating Videogame Heroes: a Comparison of Jason with “Michael”