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Elissa Bjeletich photo“Teaching the Story”: An  Online Parent Retreat  with Elissa Bjeletich

Tuesday, May 10, (2016) 10:00 AM Pacific

Please join us as noted author/speaker/podcaster Elissa Bjeletich leads us in a one-hour parent workshop on the importance  of story-telling  in the moral formation of our children–and, in particular, the crucial  role that  telling our own  stories (about the Scriptures, and the lives of the Saints) plays in establishing an Orthodox worldview for our children.

This Workshop is Free, and Open to the Public.   

To Register, Contact Us Here.  

“The Heroic Profiles of Achilles and Odysseus in Homer”: An Online Lecture with Dr. Stamatia Dova
Tuesday, March 22nd  (2016) at 10:00 a.m. Pacific

 

Dr. Stamatia Dova (Ph.D. Harvard 2001), Professor of Classics and Modern Greek Studies at Hellenic College Holy Cross will offer a free online lecture to the CLRC community on “The Heroic Profiles of Achilles and Odysseus in Homer” on Tuesday, March 22nd at 10:00 a.m. Pacific time (1:00 p.m. Eastern).

 

Dr. Dova taught an exceptional 8-week unit on Plutarch for CLRC’s Greek Reading course last spring and we’re looking forward to her continued involvement with the CLRC through this lecture.

 

The lecture is geared toward high school students or general audiences with some previous exposure to Homer.  If you would like to attend please reply to this email and we will send you the link for the lecture room.

 

Stamatia Dova (Ph.D. Harvard 2001) is Professor of Classics and Modern Greek Studies at Hellenic College Holy Cross in Brookline Massachusetts. She is the author of Greek Heroes in and out of Hades, published in 2012 by Rowman and Littlefield, and the editor of Historical Poetics in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Greece: Essays in Honor of Lily Macrakis, published in 2012 by the Center for Hellenic Studies at Harvard University. She teaches and publishes on Homeric epic, the concept of the hero in ancient Greek civilization, ancient and modern Greek language pedagogy, and reception studies.  She is currently working on a book entitled The Poetics of Failure in Ancient Greece (under contract) and on several research projects on reception studies (Homer in St. Basil, Imperial Objects in Kazantzakis). Professor Dova is also the director of the Kallinikeion Institute at Hellenic College Holy Cross and the Associate in Hellenic Literature and Language at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, D.C.