The statue of Homer in Stavros, Ithaca. (Photo by Eurokinissi/ Yiorgos Kontarinis)
CHICAGO – The National Hellenic Museum and the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Department of Classics and Mediterranean Studies are co-hosting Homerathon: A Reading of Homer’s Odyssey on Friday, April 21 from 10 AM to 5:30 PM and Saturday, April 22 from 10 AM to 4 PM at the National Hellenic Museum located at 333 S Halsted Street in Chicago.
Everyone is invited to join us as a reader or as a guest viewer as the ancient tale of Odysseus’ journey home from war, a story filled with twists and turns, fateful discoveries, and shocking defeats, is read. This greatest of adventure stories prompts the question: What is your next adventure?
Each reader will be assigned a specific passage that is approximately three minutes long. Participants may sign up for one passage or many. If being a reader isn’t for you, consider participating as an audience member. Bring your friends and stay for as long as you like at this engaging live event.
WASHINGTON, DC –The American Hellenic Institute (AHI) hosts its annual Congressional Salute to Greek Independence Day in a virtual celebration via Zoom on Tuesday, March 28, 11 AM-12:30 PM Eastern Time.
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