There is a new issue for of Persephone: The Harvard Undergraduate Classics Journal for 2019–20! Thank you to Editor-in-Chief Serena Shah ('21) and Editorial Board members Hayden Davis ('21), Zelin Liu ('22), Fiona McFerrin-Clancy ('23), Abigail Miller ('22), Esther Um ('21) for their hard work!
Call for Papers: "Class before Capitalism?: Social Structure and the Ancient World"
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Keynote speaker: Johanna Hanink (Brown University)
The graduate students at Harvard University’s department of the Classics invite abstract submissions for the upcoming graduate student conference, "Class before Capitalism?: Social Structure and the Ancient World."
Socio-economic status and the intergenerational structures which maintain it have...
Harvard's chapter of Phi Beta Kappa has announced its "Senior 48," and two Classics concentrators, Lydia Cawley ('20) and Alejandro Quintana ('20) earned two of the spots. Alejandro is in the Classical Languages and Literatures track, and Lydia is a joint concentrator, in Classical Languages and Literatures and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations. Congratulations, Lydia and Alejandro!
The Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning has announced the receipients of their Spring 2019 teaching awards. The Harvard Certificate of Distinction in Teaching is awarded to outstanding Teaching Fellows and Teaching Assistants, and the Harvard Certificate of Teaching Excellence goes to outstanding Lecturers, College Fellows, and Preceptors. Below are the recipients from Classics. Congratulations to all!
Genre in Archaic and Classical Greek Poetry: Theories and Models, edited by Margaret Foster, Leslie Kurke, and Naomi Weiss, has just been published by Brill. Covering a wide variety of media, from Sappho’s songs to elegiac inscriptions to classical tragedy, this exciting volume presents new theoretical approaches to the question of genre—both what it means and how to think about it for ancient Greek poetry...