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Spring 2017 Symposium

Join us on Friday, April 28 for the biannual Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium! The symposium features 11 presentations by current CHS fellows. To learn more about the presenters and their research, visit the CHS website.

Live Webcast

The symposium will be available to watch online as a live webcast at http://media.video.harvard.edu/core/live/harvard-chs-live.html. No special software is required. Viewers interested in watching the stream should click on the link above and the stream will play in their web browser.

Have questions for the presenters? Contact us via the online form.

Program Details

Presentation titles are subject to change. Abstracts will be available on April 24.

Friday, April 28

Session 1, 9:30-11:00 am (EDT)

“The Tally of Text: Catalogues and Inventories across Greek Literature and Epigraphy”
Athena Kirk, Cornell University

“Διονύσιος: The Grammarian, the Potter, and the Ghosts”
Maria Nasioula, Hellenic Ministry of Culture

“Rhodian amphora stamps. Historiography – Chronology – Function – Circulation”
Nathan Badoud, University of Fribourg

Session 2, 11:30am-12:30 pm (EDT)

“Counselors, Confidants, and Courts: Relations Between Scholarly Mobility and Greek Politics in the 4th Century BC”
Jason Harris, Center for Hellenic Studies

“Between Seriousness & Play: Aristotelian Natural Problems & Imperial Culture”
Michiel Meeusen, King’s College London

Session 3, 2:00-3:30 pm (EDT)

“The Cultural and Political Geography of Attica in the 2nd Millennium BC”
Nikolas Papadimitriou, Museum of Cycladic Art

“Archaeology through Archives: The Archaeological Research in Boeotia through Original Historical Archives”
Yannis Fappas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

“When the Going Gets Rough: Cilicia Tracheia in the Archaic and Classical Periods”
Naoise Mac Sweeney, University of Leicester

Session 4, 4:00-5:30 pm (EDT)

“Myth, Locality, and Identity in Pindar’s Sicilian Odes”
Virginia Lewis, Floria State University

“Myth and Landscape in Pausanias’ Periegesis
Greta Hawes, Australian National University

“At the Table of the Gods? Divine Appetites and Animal Sacrifice”
Mat Carbon, Université de Liège

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