Announcements

Book Club | Winter–Spring 2022

We've had some great discussions in the Book Club over the past year, on Zoom and in the Forum: a voyage of discovery, enriched and enlivened by comparing thoughts and ideas! Due to the holiday season there will be no Book Club for December, but here is a preview of what is coming up soon. Read more

Book Club | May 2021: Lysias Orations

"If I believed it possible, friends who are attending this burial, to set forth in speech the valor of the men who lie here, I should have reproved those who gave me but a few days’ notice of having to speak over them." Our next Book Club selection is Lysias: Orations. Of those orations which have survived, some are speeches made during legal cases, while others are in praise or… Read more

Book Club | April 2021: Fables of Phaedrus

"What from the founder Esop fell, In neat familiar verse I tell: Twofold's the genius of the page, To make you smile and make you sage." This month's Book Club selection are the Fables of the Roman writer Phaedrus. You can read whatever selection you wish. As always, discussion will start and continue in the Forum, and we will meet via Zoom at 11 a.m. EDT, on Tuesday April 27. Read more

Book Club | Winter 2021

As usual, over the holiday season there will be no Book Club in December, but we will resume in the new year when we will be reading selections from non-fiction texts. Here is a preview of what is coming up; look out for announcements at the beginning of January, February, and March with details of the selections, links to free online versions, and the dates for live discussions. Read more

Experience Harvard’s “Ancient Greek Hero” MOOC

Registration is open for the latest session of “The Ancient Greek Hero,” a groundbreaking open, online project from HarvardX that uses Massively Open Online Course (MOOC) technology to introduce participants to the literature and heroes of ancient Greece. The project is directed by Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University. Read more