MODGREEK 214 - Introduction to Modern Greek Culture
Section: 001
Term: FA 2007
Subject: Modern Greek (MODGREEK)
Department: LSA Classical Studies
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Discover Greece, a country with a long history and vibrant present. Famed for its antiquity, Greece has been adapting rapidly to a changing world. Two hundred years ago it was a backwater of the Ottoman Empire and a favorite stop for European travelers in the Mediterranean. As time passed, venerated traditions submitted to modern ways, so that today Greece seems indistinguishable from any other modern country, on the surface at least. Yet Greeks have their own history and ways. This course acquaints students with breakthrough moments in that history and key features of Greek society and culture. Sources are stories, films, poems, dances, music, art, newspaper articles, and historical archives. Students are expected to attend lectures, participate in discussions, write commentaries on readings, and take a midterm and final exam.

MODGREEK 214 - Introduction to Modern Greek Culture
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
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