will occur the weekend of October 15-18, 2015 in the welcoming city of Atlanta, Georgia. Louis Ruprecht, Director of the Center for Hellenic Studies at Georgia State University, will host the event and will act as Chair of the Local Arrangements Committee.
The submission deadlines for Symposium 2015 have passed. Notifications of acceptances and rejections will be sent out over email by March 15, 2015. Please consult the Symposium page regularly for further information and updates.
The MGSA organizes various biennial prize competitions and the winners are given their awards at our symposia. Please consider submitting your book, dissertation, translation, or graduate student essay. April 1 is the deadline for submissions for the majority of our prize competitions.
Also, if you would like to make a monetary contribution to an existing prize or help us create a new one, we certainly welcome your initiative.
Symposium 2015 Keynote Speaker:
Yannis Hamilakis, Professor of Archaeology at Southampton University, will give the keynote address at the Symposium on Friday, October 16, 2015. Professor Hamilakis' interdisciplinary and critical approach to archaeology, material culture, and the political uses of archaeological work as well as his dynamic engagement with today’s events promises an exciting and important talk. In addition, Professor Hamilakis will be available throughout the symposium for further conversation with attendees. The title of his keynote address and a brief abstract will be circulated in due course.
Journal of Modern Greek Studies JMGS
The latest issue of the Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, is available online.
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 and how to access it online.
The MGSA's Transnational Studies Committee
has published their resource portal featuring the following:
Deadline March 27, 2015
We are delighted to have the opportunity to spread the word about the Heritage Greece Program--an experiential educational and cultural program for college-aged, Greek-American students. Developed by the National Hellenic Society (NHS) and hosted by The American College of Greece (ACG), Heritage Greece is an unforgettable opportunity for young people to explore their Greek heritage.
This year, the Heritage Greece Program will run from June 11 to 28, 2015. Participants will attend a for-credit Greek language and culture course and will travel to Greek islands, traditional villages, and archaeological sites. They will have the opportunity to take a Greek cooking class, learn Greek dancing, and experience an insider’s tour of the Acropolis museum.To learn more about this exciting educational program, click here.