Monthly Archives: March 2011

Slow Art site No. 77 — Ulm, Germany!

The Ulmer Museum — http://www.ulmer-museum.ulm.de/ — in Ulm, Germany, is the newest Slow Art Day venue. We’re at 77 now! Check out the Ulm page at http://slowartulm2011.eventbrite.com. — Continue reading

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James Lavadour’s Point

This is “Point” by James Lavadour, the Slow Art of the day, at the Boise Art Museum, a participating museum for Slow Art Day 2011. Please check out twitter and follow @SlowArtDay: http://twitter.com/#!/SlowArtDay. For more information and free reg… Continue reading

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What an Average Ancient Greek Looked Like

Museumgoers get their first glimpse of an average resident of ancient Greece.DNA from a mass grave found in Athens in the mid-1990s helped experts identify typhoid fever as a possible source of the plague that killed off one quarter of the city’… Continue reading

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Congratulations to Andre Stipanovic, Reading Odyssey moderator

Andre Stipanovic, longtime Reading Odyssey moderator for Homer, Herodotus, Thucydides, Xenophon and Arrian, has just been elected to the Board of Trustees of the Hockaday School in Dallas where he teachers Upper School Latin. The Headmistress Jean… Continue reading

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Slow Art Day – host training call

Tonight we had our first host training call for Slow Art Day 2011. Listen or download here We heard from the hosts on the call about how they are promoting their event, how they are choosing their art and how they are communicating to their attend… Continue reading

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Pompeii exhibit at The Discovery Center in NYC

For those of you who weren’t on the call before we started, I mentioned I had gone to see the Pompeii exhibit at the Discovery Center in NYC on Sunday. It was very interesting on its own, but also because some of the frescoes and artifacts dated f… Continue reading

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Herodotus Discussion Questions for Books 8 & 9

Hi fellow readers, Here are the discussion questions for the final two books of Herodotus. Enjoy the read and blog your thoughts or email the group with your questions. Sincerely, Andre 1. In Book 8.40-65, Herodotus narrates the momentous conferen… Continue reading

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