We were pleased to welcome Arti Mehta, Lecturer in Classics at Howard University, for our CHS Open House discussion on Aesop.
You can watch the recording of this discussion in the frame below or on the Center for Hellenic Studies YouTube channel.
To prepare for the discussion, participants might like to read Mehta’s:
- “Aesop and Fable: A God of Small Things,” handout: [Word | PDF]
- “Fox and Jackal: The Individual Against the Collective” (online via the Center for Hellenic Studies).
Hour 25 members are invited to discuss this topic in the Hour 25 Forums here.
Arti Mehta (Ph.D. Indiana University, Classics) studies ancient fables and popular literature through the medium of folklore, rhetoric and literary criticism. She is currently in the process of turning her dissertation, “How Do Fables Teach? The World of the Fable in Greece, India and Rome” into a book. She teaches ancient languages and literatures at Howard University.