Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of Greek Resistance
A Visit at the Etz Hayyim Synagogue and the Maleme Historical Memorial Site in Crete: Commemorating the 80th WWII Anniversary of Greek Resistance. The visit inaugurated the new LMU Jewish student internships in Hania, Crete in summer 2023.
Chris Gipson Brings a Unique Perspective on Ancient World
Dr. Chris Gipson, proud alum of our department (Classics, 2013), and current departmental post-doctoral instructor (2021-24), was recently spotlighted in an LMU campus news article, which highlights his academic journey and research interests.
Blessings and Vows
Professor Katerina Zacharia's award winning documentary "Blessings and Vows" was recently published on YouTube on December 31st, 2021, along with three articles about the film which were published by the peer-reviewed journal Ergon.
Conversation with the Creators of the anime "Blood of Zeus"
A conversation on Creativity and Collaboration with Blood of Zeus Netflix Anime series creators Charley & Vlas Parlapanides, moderated by LMU Professor of Classics Katerina Zacharia.
A Conversation with the Director of the documentary "Olympia"
Professor Katerina Zacharia co-moderated "A conversation with Harry Mavromichalis, director of the documentary Olympia (2018)”, with Associate Professor of Film, TV & Media Studies, Carla Marcantonio. The event was a tribute to Oscar-winning Greek-American actress Olympia Dukakis, and was hosted by Prof. Bryant Keith Alexander, Dean of Communications and Fine Arts, and Interim Dean of the School of Film & Television.
A New Theater for the 21st Century
Professor Katerina Zacharia offers her insights on the origins of theatre and the emergence of a new theatre for the 21st century for the Michael Cacoyannis Foundation in Athens, her long-term collaborators who hosted her global immersions Greek Tragedy in performance course from 2016-18.
NEH Chair and Director of the Archaeology Center
Read about Dr. Caroline Sauvage's role as the Chair of Ancient Mediterranean Studies and Director of LMU's Archaeology Center
The Great Teachers of the Axial Age
In the spring of 2021, Prof. Matthew Dillon (Emeritus) released a series of 15 audio lectures on the ‘Axial Age’ (roughly 700-200 BCE). During this period, the great cultures of China, India, Persia, Israel and Greece produced—almost simultaneously!—many of their greatest geniuses, who left behind a legacy of religious ideas, philosophy, literature and art that still stand as monuments in world culture. For more information, please contact Matt Dillon.