Sunoikisis 2012 Course Development Seminar: Common Day

As the Medieval Latin seminar drew to a close and the Greek seminar participants began arriving, everyone’s thoughts turned to the Common Day.  The Common Day served as a mirror for both high-paced course development seminars; this was a day where the participants could take a step back and examine the technological and pedagogical innovations currently underway … Read moreSunoikisis 2012 Course Development Seminar: Common Day

Greek Maymester 2012: Athens and environs

We saved the big A till last, but we weren’t unprepared; all the way round Greece we had been seeing temples and monuments put up by Athenians, or commemorating victories over them. By the time our bus dropped us off in front of the Arch of Hadrian, and before even seeing them, we’d already complicated … Read moreGreek Maymester 2012: Athens and environs

2012 Greek Course Development Seminar

Greetings! We would like to extend a thank you to all who participated in this year’s Sunoikisis Faculty Development Seminar. We had an excellent turn out and productive discussions during the Sunoikisis Faculty Development Greek Seminar. This would not have been possible without the engagement of our dedicated participants. From June 15-18 eleven professors gathered … Read more2012 Greek Course Development Seminar

Greek Maymester 2012: The Peloponnese

A great deal of mutual learning took place over the course of the Maymester. As at Phaistos, the students were often asked to take the time to investigate a site for themselves – and then to give their own tour to the profs. Every student was also asked to prepare two presentations on topics which … Read moreGreek Maymester 2012: The Peloponnese

Greek Maymester 2012: The Argolid

Goodbye to Crete, land of lawgivers, long lunches, and battling nuns. We left Heraklion on the “Knossos Palace”, a nice reminder of Greek thalassocracies past and present, and headed due north for Nafplion via Athens.   On the way we made a stop at Lerna, where we visited the 3rd millennium BCE House of the … Read moreGreek Maymester 2012: The Argolid