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Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Contemporary Responses to Greek Myth and Tragedy through Drama, Film, and Visual Art

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | August 23, 2022

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

Four stone columns in the shape of women dressed in drapery stand at the front of a stone building with a green, domed roof.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Increasing Accessibility for the Study of the Ancient World

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | April 8, 2022

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

A mosaic featuring two rows of light-skinned women wearing brown bikinis. On top, two women are running, one hold a large object, and one stands still. On the bottom, one holds a crown, one holds a branch, and two play catch with a ball.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Interpreting the Ancient World through Music, Art, and Photography

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | December 3, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

A beige sarcophagus covered in relief carvings of men and animals.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Art and Theater Projects Reinvigorating Interest in the Study of Classics and its History

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | November 5, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

A Greek red-figure cup depicting the disembodied torso of a man, arms outstretched, and women on either side holding the torso

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Greek Tragedy for Audiences Today

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | October 8, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

A black krater vase with red-figure depicts Zeus caressing Io while Hermes slays Argus

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Reimagining Greek and Roman literature for our Present Times

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | September 16, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded 111 projects, ranging from school programming to reading groups, prison programs, public talks and conferences, digital projects, and collaborations with artists in theater, opera, music, dance, and the Read more …

Sappho reading one of her poems to a group of friends. Red-figure vase by the Group of Polygnotos, ca. 440–430 BCE. National Archaeological Museum in Athens.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Inclusivity and Accessibility in the Study of the Literature and History of Ancient Greece and Rome

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | August 2, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

Asclepius, his sons, daughters, and Hygeia in the background with a family of worshippers. Votive Relief from the 4th cent. BCE. National Archaeological Museum of Athens.

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Connecting to the Ancient Greeks through Medicine, Sociology, Literature and Philosophy

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | June 24, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative (AnWoMoCo), launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …

Broken Statue of Ramses II

Blog: Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities: Ozymandias and Nero Inspire New Podcasts

By Nina Papathanasopoulou | June 2, 2021

The Ancient Worlds, Modern Communities initiative, launched by the SCS in 2019 as the Classics Everywhere initiative, supports projects that seek to engage broader publics — individuals, groups, and communities — in critical discussion of and creative expression related to the ancient Mediterranean, the global reception of Greek and Roman culture, and the history of teaching and scholarship in the field of classical studies. As part of this initiative, the SCS has funded Read more …