The Center’s fall newsletter is now available. What’s inside?
Information on the Modern Greek Studies Association Symposium (October 15-18, 2015, in Atlanta) Profiles of CHS Executive Committee members Christos Galileas and Nickitas Demos, both of the School Music Report on the special issue of Studies in the Literary Imagination on Constantine P. Cavafy Student award-winning… more »
For a second year, The Best of the New York City Greek Film Festival comes to Atlanta, November 6–8, 2015. Help Lykion Ton Ellinidon, Emory University, and Georgia State University support the costs of bringing these film to Atlanta by becoming a sponsor or… more »
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 84.3. Topics in this issue include the results of the excavations at Gournia from 2010 to 2012, those from the excavations that took place in the Athenian Agora from 2008 to 2012, a fresh take on the timing of… more »
liquid blackness, with support of GSU’s Creative Media Industries Institute, Department of Communications and CENCIA, along with Emory’s Department of Film and Media Studies are sponsors of the film screening, symposium, and exhibition/performance called Passing Through: The Arts and Politics of the Jazz Ensemble.
A discovery of a major Mycenaean site in Sparta/Laconia could be the Bronze Age Spartan culture that inspired Homer’s The Odyssey. Though much has been excavated from the late Mycenaean period, the new site dates back to 1700 BCE, helping archaeologists fill in a historical gap. Read more at the Washington Post.
The Greek Reporter writes that restoration is a possibility for the Amphipolis Tomb, also known as the Kasta Tomb. Though archaeologists still have to determine who was buried in the main tomb, but so far excavations have revealed two marble sphinxes at the entrance to the tomb, a mosaic and fresco, skeletal remains of… more »
Yesterday, Atlanta’s public radio station, WABE, aired a conversation between host Steve Goss and GSU history professor Dr. Clifford Kuhn about the founding of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association (AHEPA) right here in Atlanta 93 years ago. Kuhn explains how Greek Americans formed AHEPA in response to the growing threats of racism, xenophobia, and… more »