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Comedy 2500 with Bob Mankoff and Paul Cartledge

Listen to our celebration of the 2,500-year anniversary of the birth of comedy – a great conversation with Bob Mankoff, Cartoon Editor of The New Yorker, and Professor Paul Cartledge, A.G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture Emeritus, Cambridge University. Our discussion included the … Continue reading

14. May 2015 by Kristen Kmiec
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Aristophanes – Frogs of 405 BC

We held our final reading session for the 2,500-year anniversary of the first comedy on Monday, April 13 at 8pm. We discussed Aristophanes’ Frogs of 405 BC. Thanks to all who participated! Here is a link to listen:   Thanks, … Continue reading

16. April 2015 by Kristen Kmiec
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Aristophanes – Lysistrata of 411 BC

We held our second comedy 2500 session with  Lysistrata of 411 BC on Monday, March 9 2015. We had a great discussion! Here is a link to listen:   Enjoy! Kristen

11. March 2015 by Kristen Kmiec
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Aristophanes – Clouds of 423 BC

In 2015 we are celebrating the 2,500-year anniversary of the first comedy introduced in Athens in 486 BC. We held our first comedy 2500 session starting with Clouds of 423 BC on Monday, February 9 2015! Here is a link to listen: … Continue reading

10. February 2015 by Kristen Kmiec
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