SapphoFest (a two-day event)
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A two-day event dedicated to the ancient Greek poet Sappho, in cooperation with Center for Hellenic Studies of Harvard University…

Events Program

Tuesday, June 1st, 2010

19:00:  “Sappho the Musical Diva”, opening lecture by Professor Gregory Nagy, Harvard University, and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies. Hellenic American Union Theater.

20:00:  “Sappho: Fragments”,  performance of theatrical piece directed by Korina Vasileiadou and Camila Bauer Bronstrup, with Anthi Efstratiadou, Iris Nikolaou and Klea Samanta. Hellenic American Union Theater

21:00:  Opening reception for Donovan: Sapphographs, featuring a brief talk by Donovan and a performance of his song “Be Mine”. Hellenic American Union Galleries

Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

19:00: Lecture by Professor Timothy Power, Rutgers University, entitled “Sappho and the Citharodes”. Hellenic American Union Theater

20:00: Poetry Reading by Professor Olga Broumas, Brandeis University, entitled “What One Loves”. Hellenic American Union Theater

21:00: Lecture/Performance by Professor John Franklin, University of Vermont, and Professor Stylianos Psaroudakis, Faculty of Music Studies, University of Athens, entitled  “Ancient Music”. Hellenic American Union Theater

The lectures are in English.


Artist Donovan
Organizer Hellenic American Union, Center for Hellenic Studies of Harvard University
Venue Hellenic American Union Auditorium and Galleries
Start Date 01/06/2010
End Date 02/06/2010
Starting Time 19:00
Type Symposium
Participants Gregory Nagy, Timothy Powers, John Franklin, Stylianos Psaroudakis, Olga Broumas, Korina Vasileiadou, Camila Bauer Bronstrup
Languages: EL, EN
Interpretation Provided: No
Registration Required: No
Reservation Required: No
Admission Fee Admission is free

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