The 23rd Symposium of the Modern Greek Studies Association occurred 14-16 November, 2013 at Indiana University in Bloomington, Indiana. The MGSA 2013 Symposium Program is here →
The Program Committee was pleased to haveYanis Varoufakis as the Symposium'skeynote speaker.followed by discussion with the audience.
Dr. Varoufakis was present for the full duration of the Symposium, sharing in the give and take of conference discussion.
Listen to Yanis Varoufakis' keynote address at MGSA Symposium2013 (1h 31m).
or to play it when and where you please -
You may also download the text of the talk here.
MGSA JOURNAL NEWS
The recent (or latest) Crisis in Greece (and beyond) has resulted in a wealth of scholarly production that addresses all aspects of this crisis--economic, social, political, intellectual. Although the Journal has a database of manuscript reviewers, we are finding ourselves in need of a broadened pool of potential reviewers especially for the following topics:
If you would like to be considered as a reviewer please email the editors indicating your willingness to do so. * Please note that only published authors (in peer reviewed journals and/or presses) can act as reviewers, regardless of seniority or official position and title.
More about the Journal of Modern Greek Studies
The MGSA's Transnational Studies Committee
has published their resource portal featuring the following:
From Kornaros to Kazantzakis. Language, Culture, Society, and History in Crete. University of Cambridge. 30 June-1 July 2014
Media, Politics, Performance: The Role of Intermedial Theatre in the Public Sphere Athens, 5-6 May, 2014
A talk by Yiorgos Anagnostou at the 12th Annual Conference on The Future of Hellenism in America «The American Hellenic Institute» November 23rd
A selected bibliography on women in Greek society (including titles up to the year 2012) has been compiled and is available here. Contributors to this list include members of the MGSA. If you wish to add a title(s) to the list, please send the bibliographic reference with a short annotation to Martha Klironomos.
Onassis 20th Foreigners' Fellowships Programme. The Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation announces the 20th annual Programme of Research Grants and Educational Scholarships starting on October 1st 2014
The Kostas and Eleni Ourani and Petros Haris Foundations are inviting applications for Fellowships in training and professional guidance of new translators of Greek literature beginning September 2013. The programme is an Academy of Athens initiative and is funded by the Kostas and Eleni Ourani as well as the Petros Haris foundations. → For additional information and participation requirements.
Looking for a study abroad program or Modern Greek Language Program in Greece?
Here is a new program to consider.
Writing Workshop in Greece. Take a look.