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FEL-257803-18
Orpheus Crosses the Atlantic: Native American Knowledge of Ancient Greece and Rome
Craig Williams, University of Illinois

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=FEL-257803-18

“Orpheus in Massachusetts: A Native American Transformation of Greco-Roman Antiquity.” (Book Section)
Title: “Orpheus in Massachusetts: A Native American Transformation of Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Author: Craig Williams
Editor: Johannes Helmrath
Abstract: In a letter he wrote in Latin in 1663, an American Indian student at Harvard College named Caleb Cheeshahteaumauk thanks his "honorable benefactors" and begins with the ancient Greco-Roman mythological figure of Orpheus. In this article I first give the Latin text of the letter and my English translation, and then analyze the text in depth, reading it as a complex expression of both change and continuity at the pen of a young Wampanoag in a turbulent colonial situation, and as an illustration of several ways in which Greco-Roman antiquity has been transformed over the centuries.
Year: 2020
Publisher: De Gruyter
Book Title: Antike ohne Ende: Erschließung von Rezeptionskonzepten antiker Texte

“Calling the Muses to Oklahoma: Native North American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.” (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: “Calling the Muses to Oklahoma: Native North American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Abstract: Annual Bonnycastle Lecture
Author: Craig Williams
Date: 3/29/19
Location: University of Winnipeg, Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada)

“Calling the Muses to Oklahoma: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.” (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: “Calling the Muses to Oklahoma: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Abstract: As part of public "noonhour presentation" series, I presented some of the findings of my project.
Author: Craig Williams
Date: 9/25/19
Location: Center for Advanced Study, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

“Ere Egypt and Rome Were Born: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.” (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: “Ere Egypt and Rome Were Born: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Abstract: Public lecture, especially aimed at an undergraduate audience, at which I presented some of my findings.
Author: Craig Williams
Date: 9/16/19
Location: Wabash College, Crawfordsville IN

“Ere Egypt and Rome Were Born: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.” (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: “Ere Egypt and Rome Were Born: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Abstract: Public lecture, primarily aimed at an audience of undergraduate students, in which I presented some of the findings of my project.
Author: Craig Williams
Date: 10/3/19
Location: Gustavus Adolphus College, St Peter MN
Primary URL: http://https://news.blog.gustavus.edu/2019/10/07/classics-hosts-lecture-on-native-american-writing/

“Ere Egypt and Rome Were Born: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.” (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: “Ere Egypt and Rome Were Born: Native American Writers on Greco-Roman Antiquity.”
Abstract: Public lecture, audience primarily consisting of undergraduate and graduate students as well as faculty, in which I presented some of the findings of my study.
Author: Craig Williams
Date: 10/4/19
Location: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN


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