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Harvard Breakthroughs: Milman Parry

October 13, 2011

As part of its 375th anniversary celebration, Harvard is recognizing 16 major breakthroughs  achieved by members of the University. Click here for my discussion of the sea-change in Homeric studies brought about by Milman Parry's fieldwork.

Singers and Tales in the 21st Century

August 2, 2011

Videos of papers and performances from "Singers and Tales in the 21st Century," a conference organized by David Elmer to commemorate the work of Milman Parry and Albert Lord, are now available for viewing on line. Click here.

Roslyn Abramson Award

August 2, 2011

David Elmer was awarded the Roslyn Abramson Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching in 2011.