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The Mirror of Antiquity

Curtis Dozier

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The Mirror of Antiquity
The Mirror of Antiquity

The Mirror of Antiquity

Curtis Dozier

3
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The Mirror of Antiquity features portraits of classical scholars that blend storytelling and academic research. Guests explore how their work on ancient Greece and Rome helps them understand the contemporary world and their own lives. Produced by Curtis Dozier with support from the Vassar College Department of Greek and Roman Studies.

Latest Episodes

9 - The Ideal Life - Emily Wilson

What if we've been doing it all wrong when we look to antiquity for inspiration?

41 MINSEP 21
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9 - The Ideal Life - Emily Wilson

8 - An Apprenticeship for Life - Christopher Moore

The ancient Greeks had a maxim, "Know Yourself." What does that even mean? Socrates had some ideas. With Christopher Moore (Penn State)

48 MINFEB 12
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8 - An Apprenticeship for Life - Christopher Moore

7 - Society for Classical Studies 2018

Conversations from the annual meeting of professional Classical scholars about what's exciting in the study of Greco-Roman antiquity

36 MIN2018 DEC 22
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7 - Society for Classical Studies 2018

6 - Vassar College Seniors 2018

What the study of antiquity means to five seniors graduating from Vassar College with degrees in Greek and Roman Studies

36 MIN2018 AUG 24
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6 - Vassar College Seniors 2018

5 - The Punk Lexicon - Joshua Sosin

Loud music, 27 hours on a bike, and a crowd-sourced translation of a giant ancient dictionary

55 MIN2018 AUG 10
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5 - The Punk Lexicon - Joshua Sosin

4 - The Invention of Europe - Nancy Bisaha

On the origin of the idea of “Europe” and of anti-Islamic rhetoric. You may be surprised to learn which one came first.

60 MIN2018 JUN 29
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4 - The Invention of Europe - Nancy Bisaha

3 - The Lost World - Matthew Wright

How do you study a world that's been almost entirely lost? And when you do, what do you notice about the loss of our own cultural heritage? With Matthew Wright (University of Exeter).

58 MIN2018 APR 13
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3 - The Lost World - Matthew Wright

2 - Revolution and Regret - Carolyn Dewald

Looking back on a life of activism through the lens of Herodotus and Thucydides, with Carolyn Dewald (Bard College).

54 MIN2018 JAN 20
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2 - Revolution and Regret - Carolyn Dewald

1 - Translating the Past - Rachel Kitzinger

What is it like to be the person who attempts to give those who don't know Ancient Greek access to Greek tragedies? A conversation with translator Rachel Kitzinger (Vassar College).

48 MIN2018 JAN 3
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1 - Translating the Past - Rachel Kitzinger

2018 Mirror of Antiquity Promo

Introducing The Mirror of Antiquity: Where we see ourselves in the study of the ancient world

1 MIN2017 DEC 13
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2018 Mirror of Antiquity Promo
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Latest Episodes

9 - The Ideal Life - Emily Wilson

What if we've been doing it all wrong when we look to antiquity for inspiration?

41 MINSEP 21
Comments
9 - The Ideal Life - Emily Wilson

8 - An Apprenticeship for Life - Christopher Moore

The ancient Greeks had a maxim, "Know Yourself." What does that even mean? Socrates had some ideas. With Christopher Moore (Penn State)

48 MINFEB 12
Comments
8 - An Apprenticeship for Life - Christopher Moore

7 - Society for Classical Studies 2018

Conversations from the annual meeting of professional Classical scholars about what's exciting in the study of Greco-Roman antiquity

36 MIN2018 DEC 22
Comments
7 - Society for Classical Studies 2018

6 - Vassar College Seniors 2018

What the study of antiquity means to five seniors graduating from Vassar College with degrees in Greek and Roman Studies

36 MIN2018 AUG 24
Comments
6 - Vassar College Seniors 2018

5 - The Punk Lexicon - Joshua Sosin

Loud music, 27 hours on a bike, and a crowd-sourced translation of a giant ancient dictionary

55 MIN2018 AUG 10
Comments
5 - The Punk Lexicon - Joshua Sosin

4 - The Invention of Europe - Nancy Bisaha

On the origin of the idea of “Europe” and of anti-Islamic rhetoric. You may be surprised to learn which one came first.

60 MIN2018 JUN 29
Comments
4 - The Invention of Europe - Nancy Bisaha

3 - The Lost World - Matthew Wright

How do you study a world that's been almost entirely lost? And when you do, what do you notice about the loss of our own cultural heritage? With Matthew Wright (University of Exeter).

58 MIN2018 APR 13
Comments
3 - The Lost World - Matthew Wright

2 - Revolution and Regret - Carolyn Dewald

Looking back on a life of activism through the lens of Herodotus and Thucydides, with Carolyn Dewald (Bard College).

54 MIN2018 JAN 20
Comments
2 - Revolution and Regret - Carolyn Dewald

1 - Translating the Past - Rachel Kitzinger

What is it like to be the person who attempts to give those who don't know Ancient Greek access to Greek tragedies? A conversation with translator Rachel Kitzinger (Vassar College).

48 MIN2018 JAN 3
Comments
1 - Translating the Past - Rachel Kitzinger

2018 Mirror of Antiquity Promo

Introducing The Mirror of Antiquity: Where we see ourselves in the study of the ancient world

1 MIN2017 DEC 13
Comments
2018 Mirror of Antiquity Promo
the END
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