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Creating a classics curriculum that helps cross racial and cultural borders is also the goal of Nyansa Classical Community in New Orleans, LA. Angel Parham, Nyansa’s co-founder and executive director, has been working on providing kids of African heritage with a classical education during afterschool programs for the past 5 years. Her current goal is to develop a new curriculum, which will include the study of Greek myths and Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, and to integrate it into the curriculum of public school, afterschool, and summer programs in and out of Louisiana. SCS funding supports the compensation of the Greek myth curriculum’s main writer…

Read more in the Society for Classical Studies blog post.

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