Modern Greek Studies Association

Loyola Marymount University


Year Program Established:1972
Approximate Number of Students Enrolled per academic year: 220-250
Level of Program Offered (and when established):
Minor in Modern Greek Studies - 2000
Day and Evening classes


Full Time Faculty:

Lawrence Tritle, Ph.D. (Dept. of History)
Katharine B. Free, Ph.D. (Dept. of Theatre)
Demetrios Liappas  (Director of Program)
Christina Bogdanou, Ph. D.

Part Time Faculty:

Catie Mihalopoulos, Ph. D.
Rev. John S. Bakas
Rita Emmanouilidou
Athan Karras


Sponsoring Departments/Administrative Entities:

The Basil P. Caloyeras Center for Modern Greek Studies

Departments of Classics, History, Theological Studies, Theatre Arts and Dance, and Art History

Does the program offer financial support to students? Not yet
Does the institution offer financial support to students? yes

Modern Greek Studies
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive, Suite 3700
Los Angeles, California 90045-2659 USA

310 338-4463
Fax: 310 338-1947

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Courses Offered


Elementary Modern Greek (I &II)
Intermediate Modern Greek (I &II)
Advanced Modern Greek (I &II)


Modern Greek Literature
Modern Greek Society


Modern Greek History (19th and 20th centuries)
History of the Byzantine Empire

Additional Areas:

The Music and Dances of Greece
Greek Cinema
Greek Orthodox Tradition
Orthodox Christian Spirituality

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