Archive for the ‘Classics’ Category

Video: Edith Hall reads Sappho

Sappho

Sappho

Edith Hall reading in Greek the newly discovered Sappho poems on BBC Newsnight January 2014.

Interview with Shadi Bartsch published in Interlitq: “The Groves of Academe” series

Shadi Bartsch

Shadi Bartsch

An interview (“The Groves of Academe” series) with Shadi Bartsch, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics and the Program in Gender Studies at the University of Chicago, and a Consulting Editor for Interlitq, is published in Interlitq.

Read the interview.

Interview with Clifford Ando to be published in Interlitq

Clifford Ando

Clifford Ando

An interview with Clifford Ando, David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor; Professor of Classics, History and Law at the University of Chicago; Co-Director, Center for the Study of Ancient Religions, University of Chicago; and Research Fellow, Department of Classics and World Languages, University of South Africa, will be published in a forthcoming issue of Interlitq. Further news to follow…

Interview with Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer to be published in Interlitq

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer

An interview with Shadi Bartsch-Zimmer, Helen A. Regenstein Distinguished Service Professor of Classics and the Program in Gender Studies at the University of Chicago, and a Consulting Editor for Interlitq, will be published in a forthcoming issue of Interlitq. Further news to follow…

 

Kenneth Dover, UK Classical scholar, was born today in history: 11 March, 1920

Kenneth James Dover (with kind permission of KNAW)

Kenneth James Dover (with kind permission of KNAW)

Sir Kenneth James Dover, FRSE, FBA (11 March 1920 – 7 March 2010) was a distinguished British Classical scholar and academic. He was President of Corpus Christi College, Oxford from 1976 to 1986. In addition, he was President of the British Academy from 1978 to 1981, and Chancellor of the University of St Andrews from 1981 to 2005. He was the author of Greek Homosexuality, a key text on the subject.