Monthly Archives: July 2012

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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sunoikisis Latin Seminar 2012

Hello, everyone! We are so grateful to all the professors who attended the Sunoikisis Faculty Development Seminars this summer at the Center for Hellenic Studies. Thanks to the dedicated group of professors and scholars present, the Sunoikisis courses to be … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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