The paper delivered by Kathleen Coleman at a panel on “The Future of Classical Education” at the annual meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in San Francisco in January has been posted on the SCS website. Read more about Classics looks East
On January 14, along with the former Times correspondent and Nieman Fellow, Chris Hedges, Kathleen Coleman was interviewed live by Christopher Lydon on “Open Source” on NPR. The topic comprised questions arising from Mary Beard’s recent book, SPQR. The resulting podcast is available on the Radio Open Source website. Read more about Harvard Classics on NPR
Marco Romani Mistretta (G4) and Eloisa Morra (G4 in Romance Languages and Literatures) have organized a conference on the formation of a Classical literary canon during the Italian Renaissance. The conference will take place at Harvard University in the Barker Center (Thompson Room) Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 5–6.
President Faust has approved the appointment of Emma Dench as the McLean Professor of Ancient and Modern History and of the Classics. This professorship, established in 1834, recognizes an outstanding scholar of ancient and modern history. Congratulations to Professor Dench on this richly deserved honor!
Please join us on the afternoon of November 13th for the annual Senior Thesis Colloquium! Senior Classics concentrators writing theses will present their works in progress and solicit feedback. All are welcome!
The Harvard Crimson talks to College graduates who studied the humanities about jobs and career choices: "The Humanities at Work." (Look for comments from Classics Concentrator Pankaj K. Agarwalla ’04!).