Archive for January, 2007

Greek food and culture in Minneapolis

Nineteen food- and culture-vultures from the J-term immersion Greek class spent an enjoyable afternoon in Minneapolis on Tuesday, January 23. First stop was Christos restaurant, where delicacies such as koupepia and spanakopita turned into a mega deipnon – served to us by a St. Olaf classics alum called Hilary, who is currently studying Homeric Hymns […]

Revisiting Ancient Corinth

Bronwen Wickkiser returned to her graduate alma mater, the University of Texas (hook ’em horns!), in early January to talk with archaeologists, epigraphers, numismatists, and other scholars of Classics and Religious Studies from the US, Greece, Canada, and the UK about religion and society in the ancient city of Corinth. She gave a paper on […]