24 April 2015 Start
24 April 2015 End
9.30 p.m. Time

Biannual Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium

Friday, April 24, 2015

The biannual Center for Hellenic Studies Research Symposium presents a rich diversity of presentations. The symposium will be live streamed and will be available at No special software is required. Persons interested in watching the stream should click on the link above and the stream will play in their web browser.


“Local Pantheons in Motion: Synoecism and Patron Deities in Hellenistic Rhodes”
Stéphanie Paul, University of Liege
“The Social Dynamics of Dedication in the Delian Inventories of the Third Century: Audience, Function and Temporality”
Christy Constantakopoulou, Birkbeck College
“Connecting People: Mobility and Networks in the Corpus of Greek Private Letters”
Madalina Dana, University Paris 1 – Panthéon Sorbonne
Session 2, 11:30 am-12:30 pm (EDT)

“Seeing Hera in the Iliad ”
Seemee Ali, Carthage College
“Painting, Ethics, and Ontology in Republic 5”
Zacharoula Petraki, University of Crete
Session 3, 2:00-3:00 pm (EDT)

“To the Dregs:  Drawing Meaning from the Rhodian Handles of Hellenistic Ashkelon”
Kate Birney, Wesleyan University
“Data Sharing as Publication in Classical Archaeology”
Eric Kansa, University of California, Berkeley

Session 4, 3:30-4:30 pm (EDT)

“The Actors’ Repertoire, Fifth-Century Drama and Early Tragic Revivals”
Sebastiana Nervegna, University of Sydney
“Isocrates’ Theory of Goodwill (Eunoia) as a Precursor of Emotional Intelligence”
Maria G. Xanthou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Open University of Cyprus

For further information and the abstracts of the papers, visit the CHS site at