Johanna Hanink

  • CHS Associate in Hellenic Studies. Member of the CHS "Fellowship in Philhellenism" Academic Committee
    • Professor of Classics at Brown University
Johanna Hanink is a professor of classics at Brown University, where she also teaches in the Modern Greek Studies program. Her books include Lycurgan Athens and the Making of Classical Tragedy (Cambridge 2014), The Classical Debt: Greek Antiquity in an Era of Austerity (Harvard 2017), and a translation of speeches from Thucydides's History of the Peloponnesian War (Princeton 2019) (issued in Greek as Θουκυδίδης: Περί πολέμου: Dioptra 2020). Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Times Literary Supplement, ThePressProject and Ο αναγνώστης. Her edition of translations of works by Andreas Karkavitsas, The Archeologist and Selected Sea Stories (2021), marked the first translation of a Greek author from the Greek nation state to appear in the Penguin Classics series. Together with Antonis Ellinas (University of Cyprus) she is the co-editor of the Journal of Modern Greek Studies.

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