Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 11

On December 3 at 7 p.m. EST, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Comic Fragments” Monica Berti Primary Readings English: Samia Greek: Ecclesiazusae 816-989 (1200 words) Secondary Readings Jeffrey Rusten, “Sources of the Comic Fragments” and “Menander,” in The Birth of Comedy: Texts, Documents, and … Read moreGreek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 11

Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 10

Tonight, November 19, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Utopias” Joseph Romero Readings Primary Readings: English: Samia; Plato Critias [or the Jowett Critias] Greek: Ecclesiazusae 673-815 (1092 words) Secondary Readings: Ian Ruffell. 2014. “Utopianism,” in The Cambridge Companion to Utopia, 206-221.

Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 9

On November 12, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Verbal Humor and Translation” Heather Vincent Primary Readings English: Lysistrata Greek: Ecclesiazusae 573-672 (961 words) Secondary Readings William Hazlitt, “Lectures on the English Comic Writers,” in The Philosophy of Laughter and Humor, … Read moreGreek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 9

Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 8

Tomorrow, November 5, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Gender in Comedy” Polyxeni Strolonga Primary Readings English: Lysistrata Greek: Ecclesiazusae 460-572 (831 words) Secondary Readings Froma I. Zeitlin, “Utopia and myth in Aristophanes’ Ecclesiazusae,” inContextualizing Classics: Ideology, Performance, Dialogue, edited by … Read moreGreek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 8

Greek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 7

On October 29, at 7 p.m. EDT, Sunoikisis will host the course Greek 393: Greek Comedy via Google Hangouts. To watch the live broadcast, see the YouTube video below. “Politics, Culture and Satire: The Institutions in Greek Comedy” Ben Hicks Primary Readings English: Lysistrata Greek: Ecclesiazusae 354-459 (726 words) Secondary Readings M. Heath, “Aristophanes and the discourse of politics,” in The … Read moreGreek 393: Greek Comedy — Week 7