GAME OF HEROES

HOMERATHON 6: A NON-STOP PERFORMANCE OF HOMER'S ILIAD

TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, 10-11 OCTOBER 2017

HOMERATHON 6 IS CONCLUDED!

THANKS TO GVSU LIBRARIES AND TO THE HUNDREDS OF STUDENTS, COLLEAGUES, AND FRIENDS WHO PARTICIPATED IN THE EVENT.


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THE SIXTH RUNNING OF AN EPIC EVENT

GAME OF HEROES: HOMERATHON 6

A Non-Stop Performance of Homer's ILIAD

Presented by the Department of Classics and the Mary Idema Pew Library, with the generous support of the Office of the Provost, the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, the Dean of Students Office, and the Frederik Meijer Honors College.

** LIB 100 APPROVED **

House Priam: Fight in the Forefront

"Fight in the Forefront"

House Atreus: Suffer into Knowledge

"Suffer into Knowledge"

House Peleus: Always be Best and Better than Others

"Always be Best and Better than Others"

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Schedule of Events


Tuesday, 10 October

4:00-6:00 PM
Pew Library Multipurpose Room

WELCOME

THE HOMERATHON COMMENCES
Invocation of the Muse
The Rage of Achilles  ⊕  The Great Gathering of Armies

6:00-7:00 PM
Pew Library Multipurpose Room

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
"Throne Games: The Trojan War and the Collapse of Late Bronze Age Civilizations"
Eric H. Cline, Professor of Classics and Anthropology, The George Washington University

** LIB 100 APPROVED **

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7:00-8:00 PM
Pew Library Multipurpose Room

RECEPTION
Refreshments Provided

8:00-8:30 PM
Pew Library Atrium

THE HOMERATHON RESUMES
Helen Reviews the Champions

8:30-8:45 PM

PROCESSION FROM PEW LIBRARY TO COOK-DEWITT CENTER

8:45 PM-midnight
Cook-DeWitt Center Lounge

THE HOMERATHON CONTINUES
The Truce Erupts in War  ⊕  Diomedes Fights the Gods  ⊕  Hector Returns to Troy  ⊕  Ajax Faces Hector  ⊕  The Tide of Battle Turns


House Laertes: Let Me Play Wise

"Let Me Play Wise"

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House Tydeus: Neither Flight nor Fear

"Neither Flight nor Fear"

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Wednesday, 11 October

Midnight-12:30 AM
Cook-DeWitt Center Lounge

THE HOMERATHON CONTINUES
The Embassy to Achilles (featuring "The Twelve Days of Book Nine")

PIZZA FEAST

12:30-1:30 AM
Begins at Cook-DeWitt Center

SCAVENGER HUNT
Join Odysseus and Diomedes for Adventures in the Dark!

1:30-5:30 AM
Cook DeWitt Center Lounge

THE HOMERATHON RESUMES
No admittance after 2:00 AM / GVSU community only
Marauding Through the Night  ⊕  Agamemnon's Day of Glory  ⊕  The Trojans Storm the Rampart  ⊕  Battling for the Ships  ⊕  Hera Outflanks Zeus  ⊕  The Achaean Armies at Bay

5:30-7:45 AM
Cook-DeWitt Center Lounge

SCREENING OF TROY (Wolfgang Petersen, 2004)
Presented by The Classics Society

7:45-8:00 AM
Zumberge Pond (weather permitting)

INVOCATION OF ROSY-FINGERED DAWN
(Sunrise at 7:53 AM)

8:00-10:00 AM
Pew Library Exhibition Space

THE HOMERATHON RESUMES
Patroclus Fights and Dies ⊕  Menelaus' Finest Hour  ⊕  The Shield of Achilles    

10:00 AM-Noon
Pew Library Multipurpose Room

THE HOMERATHON CONTINUES
The Champion Arms for Battle  ⊕  Olympian Gods in Arms  ⊕  Achilles Fights the River

BREAKFAST PRESENTED BY ETA SIGMA PHI HONORARY SOCIETY FOR CLASSICAL STUDIES

Noon-2:30 PM
Pew Library Multipurpose Room

THE HOMERATHON CONCLUDES
The Death of Hector  ⊕  Funeral Games for Patroclus  ⊕  Achilles and Priam


House Anchises: "Family Duty Honor"

"Family Duty Honor"

House Telamon: The Lot Falls to Me

"The Lot Falls to Me"

House Tyndareus: Poets will Sing of Us

"Poets will Sing of Us"

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