Ancient Greece in the Modern College Classroom

In July 2014 the Center for Hellenic Studies and CIC will cosponsor a seminar on The Odyssey for faculty members in all fields. The seminar, designed for non-specialists, will be led by Gregory Nagy, Francis Jones Professor of Classical Greek Literature and professor of Comparative Literature at Harvard University, and Kenneth Scott Morrell, associate professor of Greek and Roman Studies at Rhodes College.

The seminar is made possible through the generous support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

 Current Status

Twenty full-time faculty members from CIC member institutions will be selected to participate in the seminar on the Odyssey that will be held July 22–26, 2014, in Washington, DC.


The seminar will take place July 22–26, 2014 at the Center for Hellenic Studies in Washington, DC.


​There is no fee to participate. Lodging, meals, and seminar materials will be covered. Participants or their institutions will be expected to provide transportation to and from Washington, DC; however, CIC will reimburse up to $200 in travel expenses following the seminar.


Questions regarding the the Ancient Greece in the Modern College Classroom program should be directed to Stephen Gibson, CIC director of programs, at or (202) 466-7230