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June 2020

UCLA SNF Center-Benaki Museum Lecture on Classical Greek Marriage Rituals

June 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join The UCLA SNF Center on Thursday, June 11th for a lecture on Classical Greek marriage rituals by Irini Papageorgiou. Irini is the Curator of the Department of Prehistoric, Ancient Greek, and Roman Collections at the Benaki Museum. To receive a Zoom link for this lecture, please RSVP to hellenic@humnet.ucla.edu

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April 2020

Finding Atlantis | Kathryn Morgan

April 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This talk (offered on Zoom) by Professor Kathryn Morgan, Chair of the UCLA Department of Classics, explores the origins and some of the development of the myth of the lost island of Atlantis, from Plato to contemporary video games. This legend has fascinated its audiences since it first appeared in the works of the philosopher Plato, and like all good myths it reflects the concerns of the society that created it. It is a story about the kind of society…

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March 2020

Spring Events Cancelled

March 19 - June 13

Due to university measures to restrict the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we must, regretfully, cancel all in-person spring events.

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February 2020

“The Cultural Catalogue in Attic Tragedy” | Joshua Billings

February 10 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dodd Hall 248, 405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Symposium: A Celebration of International Greek Language Day

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Royce Hall 314, 10745 Dickson Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States
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Symposium: International Greek Language Day | Sunday, February 9 Abstracts of talks Brent Vine (UCLA). Greek in the Bronze Age: Linear B and Mycenaean Greek. 2:10-2:50pm     Almost unique among languages of the world, the Greek language provides continuous written documentation over a span of more than three millennia, and has retained its identity as “Greek” for most of that period. For Greek in the Bronze Age: the 1952 decipherment of the Linear B script was one of the most exciting…

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January 2020

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