Guest post by Theodore Antoniadis, Fellow in Comparative Cultural Studies 2020-21
Research topic during fellowship: Contextualizing Mobility and Immigration in Roman Myth and Latin Epic
New contextualizations of Greek mythological figures in Roman literature have always triggered many stimulating readings both in terms of ideology and metapoetics. Such discussions acquire further interest when when the subject comes around the various foundation myths and stories found in the core of such contextualizations with regard to the political, social, ethnic...
Thirty-three Harvard students from programs since 2013 attended the event. Gregory Nagy and Nicolas Prevelakis welcomed the students; Harvard faculty and staff (Mark Schiefsky, Adrian Staehli, Cathy Coleman, Teresa Wu, and Daphne Maramaldi) also attended the reunion. Marina Cheilitsi (Coordinator of the Program) was also present and assisted in preparing the event. The reunion helped to strengthen the CHS’s ties with alumni, by whose word of mouth news of CHS programs reaches many prospective applicants.