Monthly Archives: February 2012

Undergraduate Research Symposium

Every April, students present papers on their research on ancient Greece and Rome, as well as the classical tradition. A committee of scholars reviews the abstracts. This symposium provides students the opportunity to present their advanced research at a national … Continue reading

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Athens, τὸ κλεινὸν ἄστυ

(J-term Trip Highlights Part 5 of 5) Athens is a city of contradictions: its exquisite ruins, sublime metro, sophisticated nightlife, its graffiti, grime, and packs of wild dogs. I’d been to the “glorious city” once before in March 2009, not long … Continue reading

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Beyond the Argolid

(J-term Trip Highlights Part 4 of 5) Part 5 When in Athens…

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Mycenae Means Gold

(J-term Trip Highlights Part 3 of 5) After getting off the floating palace (or shall we say administrative center), I struggled to awake from my Dramamine-induced stupor. On the way to Nafplion, we visited Lerna, where settlement began in the … Continue reading

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Chasing Rainbows

(J-term Trip Highlights Part 2 of 5) Part 3 Off to the mainland….

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Oh, the Wind and the Rain

(J-term Trip Highlights Part 1 of 5) After all 12 of the trip participants arrived in Athens, we boarded a plane to Chania, a small city in the western end of Crete. We collected our soggy luggage and headed out … Continue reading

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