Seminars and Events

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Apr 20
4/20: Austerity Measures | Book Launch
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Heyman Center, Second Floor Common Room

Book Launch: Austerity Measures: The New Greek Poetry (Penguin, 2016).

A multi-media performance of Greek poetry and much discussion of the relation between art and politics in hard times.

Apr 8
Poetry Reading & Discussion with Iossif Ventura
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 12:30pm to 2:30pm
316 Hamilton Hall

The Program in Hellenic Studies at Columbia University invites you to a
poetry reading & discussion with Iossif Ventura
 

“The poem’s translation as its second life adventure
in a parallel world”

Translating the Jewish poets of the Middle Ages and “TANAIS”

Light reception to follow.

Mar 23
Modern Greek Seminar | Stefanos Tsivopoulos’s documentary-fiction Eleusis
Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
467 Schermerhorn

The Modern Greek Seminar at the University Seminars Program
& The Program in Hellenic Studies at Columbia University
invite you to the screening of Stefanos Tsivopoulos’s documentary-fiction Eleusis (2012)

To be followed by a discussion with the director, Stefanos Tsivopoulos

respondent Soo-Young Kim (Columbia)  

The event is co-sponsored by Columbia’s School of the Arts

Bios

Feb 11
02/11: Modern Greek University Seminar on Austerity Measures with Christos Asteriou
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 6:00pm
317 Hamilton Hall

The Modern Greek Seminar at the University Seminars Program
& The Program in Hellenic Studies at Columbia University
invite you to a reading with novelist Christos Asteriou
 
translator Patricia Barbeito (RISD)
actor Jonathan Walker
respondent Karen Emmerich (Princeton)

 

The event is co-sponsored by the Barnard Center for Translation Studies.

Nov 19
John Ma: Cavafy, the Hellenistic age, and us
Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 6:00pm
309 Hamilton Hall

The Modern Greek Seminar at the University Seminars Program
& The Program in Hellenic Studies at Columbia University
invite you to a talk by

John Ma
Professor of Classics, Columbia  

Cavafy, the Hellenistic age, and us

The talk is co-sponsored by the Department of Classics

Nov 13
Ostracism and Democratic Self-Defence in Athens
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
Room 1219, International Affairs Building

Nov 5
The Unburied Dead: A talk by Theodoros Terzopoulos
Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 8:00am
301 Hamilton Hall

Please join Karen Van Dyck and her Literature Humanities class

for a discussion with Attis Theater Artistic Director Theodoros Terzopoulos
& Artistic Director Blanka Zizka
on the occasion of The Wilma Theater's new production of Sophocles' Antigone

 

Seating is very limited, please RSVP as soon as possible at hellenic@columbia.edu

Oct 15
10/15: Modern Greek Seminar with Panagiotis Agapitos
Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 6:00pm
413 Kent Hall

The Modern Greek Seminar at the University Seminars Program
& The Program in Hellenic Studies at Columbia University
invite you to a talk by

Panagiotis A. Agapitos
Professor of Byzantine Literature, University of Cyprus
 
Contesting Conceptual Boundaries: Byzantine Literature and its History
 

The talk is co-sponsored by the Department of History, the Heyman Center, and the Department of Classics.

 

Sep 25
Evaporating Borders: Film Screening
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 6:00pm

Marshall D. Shulman Seminar Room, 1219 IAB, 420 West 118th St.

The Njegos Foundation for Serbian Language and Culture presents EVAPORATING BORDERS a film by Iva Radivojević.

Originally from Yugoslavia, a country that no longer exists except in books and films, Iva Radivojević’s family immigrated to Cyprus to escape political unrest. Raised in Cyprus, she is approaching the film as a personal exploration of what it means to have a hybrid existence in which one is always searching for an identity.

Sep 21
Rupture or Reformation: Europe and the Greek Crisis
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
East Gallery, Buell Hall (Maison Francaise), Columbia University

Roundtable discussion with:
Etienne Balibar, Professor Emeritus, Université Paris X; Visiting Professor, Columbia University
Sarah Leonard, Senior Editor, The Nation
Mark Mazower, Professor of History, Columbia University
Adam Tooze, Director, European Institute; Professor of History, Columbia University
Nantina Vgontzas, Sociology Ph.D. Candidate, NYU

RSVP at: europe.columbia.edu/events

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