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Jeremy Rau gives invited lectures at EPHE

May 22, 2017

From April 25 to May 4, 2017 Professor Jeremy Rau was the Directeur d'études invité at the École Pratique des Hautes Études in Paris. He gave four lectures on the theme Dialectes et histoire de la langue grecque.

1. Les dialectes grecs : filiation, diffusion et convergence.
2. Les dialectes grecs au 2e millénaire : phonologie et répartition en groupes.
3. Les dialectes grecs au 2e millénaire : morphologie et répartition en groupes.… Read more about Jeremy Rau gives invited lectures at EPHE

Albert Henrichs

April 19, 2017

Albert Henrichs, Eliot Professor of Greek, passed away at home on Sunday, April 16, after a serious illness, bravely borne. All of us who were lucky enough to know him have lost an inspiring colleague, mentor, and friend, who leaves behind him a towering legacy in scholarship and in our Department. Information will be forthcoming about a memorial event in the fall. Professor Henrichs' obituary, written by Professor Kathleen Coleman, is available on the website of the… Read more about Albert Henrichs

From the Crimson: "Make Athens Great Again!"

April 18, 2017

Senior Concentrator David Clifton draws comparisons between President Donald Trump and the Athenian general Cleon in the Crimson

Will the United States go the way of Athens, unable or unwilling to stop a demagogue from undermining its democracy and ruining its international power? Will liberal democracies go the way of the independent Greek city-states, crippled by internal chaos and nationalist tensions? These questions are too big to… Read more about From the Crimson: "Make Athens Great Again!"