Sanjaya ThakurAssociate Professor of Classics and Judson Bemis Professor in the Humanities Sanjaya Thakur was selected as an Elizabeth A. Whitehead Distinguished Scholar at the American School for Classical Studies, Athens, for the 2022-23 academic year. The ASCSA is the oldest American overseas research center for advanced inquiry in the fine arts and humanities. Its mission is to advance knowledge of Greece and all aspects of Greek culture. While in residence, Thakur will be working on several related academic projects, including athletics in Homer’s “Odyssey” and depictions of boxers on ancient Greek vases.