HeroesX: 10th anniversary

March 13 sees 10 years since the start of the first iteration of the MOOC ‘The Ancient Greek Hero’. Happy anniversary, HeroesX! In 2013 MOOCs — massive open online courses — were in their infancy, and this was one of the first Humanities courses on edX. The Ancient Greek Hero is based on the Harvard course taught by Gregory Nagy since the late 1970s, and has the same content as… Read more

Experience Harvard’s “Ancient Greek Hero” MOOC

Join Harvard Professor Gregory Nagy on a 24-“Hour” journey that lasts a lifetime! Registration is open for the latest session of “The Ancient Greek Hero,” a groundbreaking open, online project from HarvardX that uses Massive 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… Read more

Developing Content, Conversation, and Community: a dialogue with Gregory Nagy and Leonard Muellner

We are pleased to share this video discussion with Gregory Nagy and Leonard Muellner about building content, conversation, and community around ancient Greek literature. Muellner and Nagy are joined by members Janet Ozsolak and Sarah Scott. Together they discuss how Hour 25 (now Kosmos Society) is an extension of the conversations Muellner, Nagy, and Douglas Frame began in the 1970s. They also begin to explore ways that our community might… Read more