In the wider cooperation framework between the Greek Society for the Promotion of Education and Learning and Harvard University, a conference on "Digital Humanities and applications in education," is organized on Saturday, October 18 at the 'Stoa Vivliou', under the auspices of the Ministry of Education.
In the first part of the Conference, Professor of Classical Greek Literature and Comparative Literature, and Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies Mr. Gregory Nagy will present the work carried out at an international level by the Centre for Hellenic Studies at Harvard University in the field of digital humanities. The same issue will also be addressed by Professor of Classical Studies at Brandeis University and Director for Information Technology, Collections, and Publications at the Center for Hellenic Studies, Mr. Leonard Muellner, as well as the Associate Professor at Rhodes College and Director of Fellowships and Curricular Development at Center Hellenic Studies at Harvard University, Mr. Kenny Morrell.
Moderation: Claudia Filos, Coordinator of curricula development and community development at the Centre for Hellenic Studies. [There will be simultaneous translation]
In the second part, teachers of Primary and Secondary Education of Arsakeia - Tositseia Schools will present applications in teaching suggestions in humanitarian objects using digital media. Teaching subjects: 6th grade History, 9th grade Ancient Greek, 10th grade Greek Modern Literature, 8th grade Greek Modern Language, 10th grade Ancient Greek Language, 12th grade Expression-Composition.
The conference, which will be broadcast live (www.stoabibliou.gr) through the Greek Research and Technology Network, is open not only for Arsakeia - Tositseia School teachers but also for all public and private schools. Participants will be given a certificate of participation.
The conference is supported by the Embassy of the United States in Athens.