Kimon A. Doukas Memorial Lecture

This annual lecture series honors the life and interests of Kimon A. Doukas (1903-1997) whose generous gifts have made possible the establishment of Columbia's Program in Hellenic Studies in 1987 as well as the Kimon A. Doukas Chair in Hellenic Studies, which is held by the current Director of the Program in Hellenic Studies, Professor Karen Van Dyck.

 

The Kimon A. Doukas Lectures, 1990-2013:

 

 

April 23, 2013

Cyprus, Divided Cities and Translation Studies

A lecture by Sherry Simon, Professor of French Studies (Concordia University)

This event is co-sponsored by the by the Consulate General of the Republic of Cyprus in New York and the Ministry of Education and Culture of the Republic of Cyprus, and the Barnard Center for Translation Studies

 

April 21, 2008
Poetry reading by Emily Fragos
poet & editor of anthologies "Dance" and "Music's Spell" & Zoe Keramea artist
by John Chioles, Peter Constantine, David Plante & Vangelis Calotychos

This event is supported by The Stavros Niarchos Foundation

 

April 18, 2007
Ithaca Regained: Greek Artists in New York
A lecture by Dr Irving Sandler, Curator

 

April 13, 2006
Greek American Accents
A lecture by Vassilis Lambropoulos, Professor of Modern Greek (University of Michigan)

 

April 27, 2005
Diasporas, Homelands, Old and New World Orders
A lecture by Khachig Tölölyan, Professor of English (Wesleyan University)

 

March 3, 2003
Fixing National Subjects in the 1920's Southern Balkans:
International Bureaucrats and Borderline Decisions
A lecture by Jane K. Cowan (Sussex)

 

March 27, 2002
Desperately Seeking Greekness: Transterritorial Identities in Cinema
A lecture by Maria Stassinopoulou (University of Vienna)

 

April 27, 2001
New Developments in the Balkans: The Role of Greece in Achieving Peace
A lecture by Dimitris Platis, Consul General of Greece

 

November 22, 1999
Elia Kazan: A Retrospective of His Art and Politics
A panel discussion, moderated by Lewis Cole, Chair, Film Division (Columbia University)
Participants:
Victor Navasky, Publisher of The Nation and Author of Naming Names
Anrew Sarris, Film Critic and Professor (Columbia University)
Jeanine Basinger, Professor, Film Studies Program (Wesleyan University)
Jeff Young, Author of Kazan: The Master Director Discusses His Films
Patricia Bosworth, Journalist and Biographer

 

September 17, 1998
Greece and the Future of Europe
A lecture by Theodoros Pangalos,
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Greece

 

April 29th, 1996
The Educational Achievements of the Greek Diaspora:
National Stereotypes and Tentative Interpretations
a lecture by Constantine Tsoukalas (University of Athens)

 

January 24, 1995
Nationalism in the Harem:
A Greek American Journalist in Constantinople
a lecture by Yiorgos Kalogeras (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki)

 

November 17, 1994
Cultivating New Lands:
The Consolidation of Territorial Gains
in Northern Greece (1912-1940) in Literature
a lecture by Peter Mackridge (Oxford)

 

December 1, 1993
Searching for Greek America
a lecture by Charles Moskos (Sociology, Northwestern University)

 

November 10, 1993
The Greek Diaspora in Modern Times
a lecture by Richard Clogg (European Studies Centre, Oxford)

 

October 3, 1991
The Greek American Experience
a lecture by Dan Georgakas (CUNY)

 

April 15, 1990
Dreaming of the Barbarians: Of Modern Hellenes in Europe
a lecture by Stathis Gourgouris (Ohio State University).