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College of Mount Saint Vincent Assistant Professor of Communication Selected to Participate in Song Culture of Athenian Drama: A Seminar for Faculty


Riverdale, N.Y. – College of Mount Saint Vincent Assistant Professor of Communication Dr. Brad Crownover has been selected to participate in The Center for Hellenic Studies’ Song Culture of Athenian Drama seminar in Washington, D.C this July 23-29, 2012.

Dr. Crownover is one of only 20 nominated faculty members to be selected to participate in the seminar led by Professors Gregory Nagy of Harvard University and Kenneth Scott Morrell of Rhodes College.

The seminar is designed for non-specialists and addresses the challenges of keeping classical texts such as the Iliad, Odyssey, the Homeric Hymns, the poetry of Hesiod, and the Histories of Herodotus, alive in undergraduate education.

About the College of Mount Saint Vincent
The College of Mount Saint Vincent is an academically excellent, authentically inclusive, Catholic and ecumenical liberal arts college. It combines a strong core curriculum with a full array of majors in the liberal arts and selected professional fields of study, including accounting, business administration, education, and nursing. Through its School of Professional and Continuing Studies, the College extends its primary undergraduate mission by offering high quality graduate studies in business, education and nursing and an array of undergraduate and certificate programs serving non-traditional students. Mount Saint Vincent is located on a pastoral campus in New York City, with easy access to all the educational, cultural, and recreational opportunities that the City affords.