Descendants of Achilles: White Supremacist Narratives about Greek Antiquity

The ancient Greeks are very important to the contemporary white supremacists whose work I document on my website Pharos (pharosclassics.vassar.edu). They regard the ancient Greeks as genetic and spiritual ancestors of modern white people. For them, the philosophical, literary, artistic, and political accomplishments of the Greeks are […]

Antiracism Workshops

On November 10th and 11th, 2020, the Haverford Classics Department hosted a pair of workshops showcasing antiracist work in our field. These workshops were inspired by the teach-ins held during the fall 2020 strike. If you have trouble accessing any […]

O-ORALiTea is here! (guidelines)

Greetings! ΧΑΙΡΕ! Salve!O-ORALiTea is here! Every spring for the last 15 years, students and faculty from Haverford and Bryn Mawr (and sometimes beyond) have gathered to perform favorite moments from Greek and Latin literature (Oral Recitation of Ancient Literature + Tea). […]