Modern Greek Studies Association

The MGSA’s 26th biennial Symposium was held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Sacramento, on November 7 - 10, 2019. Katerina Lagos, Professor of History and Director of the California State University, Sacramento Hellenic Studies Program, chaired the Local Arrangements Committee which hosted the event.

The conference program featured 29 academic panels; 4 special sessions; a keynote event; a meeting with the entire editorial team of the Journal of Modern Greek Studies; and a mixer for graduate students in our field.

The program as given, photographs of attendees and more are on the Symposium's website.

The Thursday opening night of the Symposium saw the MGSA announcing the winners of its various prize competitions (for books, dissertations, edited volumes, translations, and graduate student essays).

New recipient of the Fund for Innovative Initiatives. Hellenic Education & Research Center & the Greek Epigraphic Society GIO. Translations with commentary of Ancient Greek inscriptions to modern Greek.
New applications due by 1 April.

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The latest issue, Volume 37, Number 2, October 2019 is available online.

Praised as "a magnificent scholarly journal" by Choice magazine, Journal of Modern Greek Studies is the only scholarly periodical to focus exclusively on modern Greece. The Journal publishes critical analyses of Greek social, cultural, and political affairs, covering the period from the late Byzantine Empire to the present. Contributors include internationally recognized scholars in the fields of history, literature, anthropology, political science, Byzantine studies, and modern Greece. Journal of Modern Greek Studies is the official publication of the Modern Greek Studies Association.

For submissions guidelines, please see the journal's guidelines page.

All submissions must be submitted via the online platform.

For inquiries and other correspondence please use the following addresses:
Professor Johanna Hanink, Editor for the Arts & Humanities (2019-2021)
[email protected]
Professor Antonis Ellinas, Editor for the Social Sciences (2019-2021)
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