travel

Going To Greece!

....Thoughts on the recent Spring Break Trip. Professor Nagy is so knowledgeable and so able to communicate immense and complex subjects concisely that at the end of each day we all were stunned to learn just how much we actually covered. It was so wonderful to meet so many delightful and interesting people, each bringing their own background and viewpoints. Having participants with knowledge of business, photography, poetry, mathematics, archaeology,… Read more

HAA-CHS Spring Break Trip to Greece

Join Professor Gregory Nagy and a group of students, HeroesX participants, and alumni, March 15–23 2019, on the Harvard Alumni Travels – Center for Hellenic Studies Spring Break Trip 2019. Explore Greece’s famous archaeological sites and museums, and immerse yourself in the ancient history of this part of the world. Supplement your journey with selected readings from translations of Homer, Pausanias, and even some modern authors. Here are some impressions… Read more

CHS Spring Break Trip

Join Professor Gregory Nagy and a group of students, HeroesX participants, and alumni, March 10–18, on the Harvard Alumni Travels – Center for Hellenic Studies Spring Break Trip 2018, an immersive, 9-day exploration of Greece! What does it mean to go on the trip as an alumnus of HeroesX? Here are the impressions from a former HeroesX participant who went in 2017. Read more

The Romans were Everywhere: a Cruise in the Western Mediterranean

It seemed that when I watched TV programmes about Rome they featured gruesome death, sex, or communal toilets. Now I know that death, sex and toilets are part of life, but I did not want my first cruise to the Western Mediterranean, and my first trips to Rome and Pompeii, to focus on them. In preparation, I read Mary Beard’s Pompeii, and researched various places the ship would visit. I… Read more

Continue Learning with Professor Nagy & HeroesX

Hour 25 has two important learning opportunities to share with the community. We hope you will join us for one or both of these learning opportunities! Join the 5th version of HeroesX which begins on January 6th. Uncover Greece’s most important archaeological sites on an intergenerational trip. Read more