Each fall, a special endowment named for Charles Moore enables us to host a prominent scholar to speak about the ongoing significance of Greek language and culture.

November 5, 2019

The Grammar of Being Human: Greek Grammar and American Slavery

Emily Greenwood – Yale University

Co-sponsored by the Center for Teaching & Learning and the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Monday, October 22, 2018

Made of Words – Euripides’ Helen & The Art of Verse Translation

Diane Arnson Svarlien – Independent Scholar & Professional Translator

Thursday, November 9, 2017

African-American Intellectuals & The Study of Ancient Greek after the Civil War

Michele Valerie Ronnick – Wayne State University

Thursday, November 3, 2016

Greek for Amazons: Wonder Woman’s Words through the Ages

Vincent E. Tomasso – Trinity College



October 19, 2015

Must There Be Blood? Ritual Sacrifice at Rome

Celia Schultz – University of Michigan, Ann Arbor