Series & Initiatives

John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series

The John C. Rouman Classical Lecture Series at the UNH was created in 1997 by a generous gift from the Christos and Mary Papoutsy Charitable Foundation. This series of lectures and events promotes and enhances awareness of the Classics in New Hampshire. throughout New England, and beyond. Topics explored each year by the series cover a range of subjects within Greco-Roman civilization including mythology, literature, history, philosophy, art, and language. Lectures are delivered by internationally-recognized speakers and scholars.

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North American Research Group in Ancient Myth and Mythography

NARGAMM is a research network devoted to the study of myth and mythography in antiquity, primarily but not exclusively focused on the Greek and Roman world. Its main purpose is to connect scholars and teachers of myth and mythography to promote the understanding of the uses, organization and transmission of the vibrant stories told in the ancient (and modern) worlds. NARGAMM aims to promote conferences and symposia on related topics, to provide a nexus for the network of scholars in related fields, and to offer a repository of working papers on myth and mythography.




The Responsible Governance and Sustainable Citizenship Project

RGSCP is an initiative at the University of New Hampshire that promotes ethics, citizenship, principled leadership, responsible governance and the creation of sustainable institutions. It provides opportunities for students and citizens of New Hampshire to learn how to be involved citizens and members of ethical, responsible, and productive communities, businesses and organizations by bringing the past into dialogue with the present in order to inform the future.