Going To Greece!

Thoughts on the recent Spring Break Trip led by Professor Greg Nagy, Director of the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies Although my husband Hunt and I had been privileged to participate in Professor Nagy’s fabulous spring break Greece excursions twice before, I had both trepidation and motivation about the 2019 trip. You see, August of last year I broke my femur (thighbone) and had a dandy 12-inch titanium rod installed.… Read more

Travel to Greece: March 10–19, 2017

March 10th–19th, 2017 Join Professor Gregory Nagy and a small group of intergenerational learners for an immersive, 10-day exploration of Greece. As a HeroesX participant (past or present), you are eligible for special rates! Travel back through time to ancient Greece on this annual spring break favorite. Start in the charming seaport town of Nafplio, home to Harvard University’s Center for Hellenic Studies. Then proceed through the Peloponnese to Delphi… Read more

Project: Antigone

Creon, Chorus and the Guard Students from the 1st High School and 2nd High School of Nafplio are participating in the Antigone project in which high school students from the UK, Netherlands, Greece, Lebanon, and the US read and act parts of Sophocles’ Antigone. The project is ongoing and each school from England, Netherlands and Greece is working through the final recording. Today, we would like to introduce the students from Greece.… Read more

Nafplio, Argos and Mycenea: Travel-study, Leg 1

CHS Greece A guest post by Janet M. Ozsolak I had the opportunity to travel to Greece with Harvard Alumni Association’s travel-study program which was led by Gregory Nagy. I came back with great memories. The first leg of the travel-study program focused on Nafplio and its environs, namely Argos and Mycenae. Nafplio was the capital of the First Hellenic Republic and of the Kingdom of Greece, from the start… Read more