“El trueno Electra”: Trauma, Classics, and Cuba

“El trueno Electra”: Trauma, Classics, and Cuba

by Eduardo García-Molina Cover picture: Playbill for the 1978 Miami production of Electra Garrigó; University of Miami Library's Cuban Heritage Collection On November 3rd, 2020, the United States of America's nation once more fixed its gaze on the contentious electoral battle in Florida and the crucial results coming in from Miami-Dade County, an area characterized … Continue reading “El trueno Electra”: Trauma, Classics, and Cuba

#EOTalks 15: In Its Proper Place: Afrocentricity and Kemet by TRISTAN SAMUELS

#EOTalks 15: In Its Proper Place: Afrocentricity and Kemet by TRISTAN SAMUELS

Cover picture by Tristan Samuel: Statue of Amenemhat III, Egyptian Museum, Cairo. Join us on zoom on November 20h for the fifteenth of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Tristan Samuel, who will talk about Afrocentricity and Kemet (aka ancient Egypt). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGEXe7LnWF0 #EOTalks 15 by Tristan Samuels You can also watch the talk … Continue reading #EOTalks 15: In Its Proper Place: Afrocentricity and Kemet by TRISTAN SAMUELS

#EOTalks 14: “Not in any significant or proper sense… Greek”: Orientalism and the Mycenaeans by DIMITRI NAKASSIS

#EOTalks 14: “Not in any significant or proper sense… Greek”: Orientalism and the Mycenaeans by DIMITRI NAKASSIS

Cover picture: Reconstruction of the Archive Room at Pylos, painted by Henry Hankey. Join us on zoom on November 13th for the fourteenth of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Dimitri Nakassis, who will talk about Orientalism and the Myceneans. by Dimitri Nakassis https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKDCgmMYUp8 #EOTalks 14 by Dimitri Nakassis You can also watch … Continue reading #EOTalks 14: “Not in any significant or proper sense… Greek”: Orientalism and the Mycenaeans by DIMITRI NAKASSIS

#EOTalks 13: Sex and the Traveler in 19th c. Egypt and Nubia by DANIELE SALVOLDI

#EOTalks 13: Sex and the Traveler in 19th c. Egypt and Nubia by DANIELE SALVOLDI

Cover picture: "Nubian women" by Louis Linant de Bellefonds (1821-22), Courtesy of the National Trust Join us on zoom on October 30th for the thirteenth of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Daniele Salvoldi, who will talk about sex and the traveler in 19th c. Egypt and Nubia. by Daniele Salvoldi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyPcIdRpRYY #EOTalks … Continue reading #EOTalks 13: Sex and the Traveler in 19th c. Egypt and Nubia by DANIELE SALVOLDI

#EOTalks 12: Powerful Text-Things: Papyrology and the Material Turn by ROBERTA MAZZA

#EOTalks 12: Powerful Text-Things: Papyrology and the Material Turn by ROBERTA MAZZA

Cover image credit: Kathryn E. Piquette Join us on zoom on Dec. 11th for the twelfth of our 2020 #EOTalks series! This event will feature Roberta Mazza, who will talk about why papyri are way more than the texts they bear, and why, therefore, we urgently need to approach them as vibrant matter, and as … Continue reading #EOTalks 12: Powerful Text-Things: Papyrology and the Material Turn by ROBERTA MAZZA