Lectures at U-M

Media Representation of the Greek Crisis
Maria Kakavoulia, Associate Professor of Rhetoric, Stylistics and Narratology, Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens.
October 9, 2014         

The Colonial Mediterranean and Its Place in European History             
Sakis Gekas, Assistant Professor of History, York University, Toronto.                                    
November 1, 2013                         

Between Two Patriae:  Transnational Patriotism in the Adriatic, 1800-1830           
Konstantina Zanou, Center for European Studies, New York University.                                    
November 7, 2012

Sam Karres Reception
Sam Karres, Urban Expressionist painter, Detroit.
October 24, 2012

Athens, Notice Your Poet
Natalie Bakopoulos, novelist and lecturer in English and affiliated faculty in Modern Greek, University of Michigan
October 4, 2012

Hellas Essentialized: Antiquity, the Greek Crisis, and Political Cartoons in the Global Marketplace
Dr. Lauren Talalay, Associate Director and Curator of the Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan, 
Monday, February 20, 2012 |PDF

On the Clinical Picture of Nostalgia - and a Remote Literature
Prof. Maria Oikonomou, University of Vienna, Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies
Monday, November 28, 2011 | PDF

9th Annual Dimitris and Irmgard Pallas Lecture in Modern Greek: On Greek Friendship
Professor Gregory Jusdanis, Ohio State University
Wednesday, January 26, 2011 | Video

The Balkan Sight of the Mediterranean
Gazmend Kapllani
Thursday, February 3, 2011 Video | Audio

Hellenism and Modernist Performance
Dr. Olga Taxidou, Reader in Drama, University of Edinburgh
Thursday, November 17, 2010 | Video

2nd Annual Demetrios and Demetra Partalis Kales Lecture in Modern Greek History: Memory and Religious Culture: Greek Orthodox Life in Ottoman Empire
Professor Tom Papademetriou, Richard Stockton College, New Jersey 
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 | PDF

Archaeology and National Identity in the Greek Museum
Professor Dimitris Damaskos, University of Ioannina/Western Greece
Monday, October 4, 2010 | PDF

Alas we went bankrupt...again: The Greek Economy in Turmoil
Stefanos Delikouras, Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Thursday, October 7, 2010 | Audio

Conversations on Europe: The Financial Crisis in Greece: Causes and Social Consequence
Harris Mylonas, Assistant Professor of Political Science, George Washington University
Thursday, September 16, 2010 Audio | Video

Past (Im)perfect or Present Continuous? The Greek and Spanish Democratic Transitions in Retrospect
Konstantinos Kornetis, Visiting Assistant Professor of History at Brown University
Thursday, March 11, 2010 Audio | Video

8th Annual Dimitri and Irmgard Pallas Lecture in Modern Greek:Translations and Anthologies and their Critical Excess
Karen van Dyck, Professor of Hellenic Studies at  Columbia University
Thursday, February 22, 2010 | Audio

The Inaugural Demetrios and Demetra Partalis Kales Annual Lecture in Modern Greek History - America’s Relations with Greece to 1945: From Aloof Soft Power to the Onset of Regional Hard Power
S. Victor Papacosma, Emeritus Professor of History and Director of the Lemnitzer Center for NATO and European Union Studies at Kent State University, Executive Director of the Modern Greek Studies.
Thursday, November 12, 2009 | PDF

Displaying Modernity: Cycladic Art as a 20th-Century Cultural Phenomenon
Dimitris Plantzos, Professor at the University of Ioannina
Wednesday, October 28, 2009 | weblink

Fragments of Greek Desire
Tim Whitmarsh, Fellow and Tutor, University Lecturer (CUF) in Greek, EP Warren Praelector, at Corpus Christi College, Oxford University
Monday, November 23, 2009 | PDF

Reflections on a Changing Landscape: Rethinking 'Greece' in a Comparative Frame 
Michael Herzfeld, Professor of Anthropology at Harvard University
Thursday, October 1, 2009 | Audio

Mediterranean Modernisms: Towards a New Mediterranean Identity
Marinos Pourgouris, Visiting Assistant Professor of Comparative Literature at Brown University
Tuesday, January 28, 2009 | PDF

Conversations on Europe: Mediterranean Entrepreneurial Diaspora Networks during the Long Nineteenth Century
Gelina Harlaftis, Associate Professor, Department of History, Ionian University, Corfu
Thursday, October 30, 2008 | Audio

The Modern Greek Devil: Cosmology or Rhetoric?
Charles Stewart, Department of Anthropology, University College London | PDF

Democracy as a Tragic Regime
Nathalie Karagiannis, Research Fellow in Political Sociology, University of Sussex | PDF

A Heretical (Orthodox) History of the Parthenon
Anthony Kaldellis, Associate Professor, Department of Greek and Latin, The Ohio State University | PDF

Enlightenment, Emancipation, and National Identity: Koraes & the Ancients
Ioannis Evrigenis
Click here to download Prof. Evrigenis's lecture that was delivered as part of the European Union Center's Conversations on Europe lecture series.
January 11, 2007 | PDF

The Restoration of the Athenian Acropolis (1834 - 2005) 
Dr. Fani Mallouchou-Tufano, head of the Documentation Office at the Acropolis Restoration Service. Copyright 2006 Dr. Fani Mallouchou-Tufano
January 18, 2006 | PDF

The Moderns between the Greek and Romans: Tony Blair's Athenian Birthday
Sir Peter Stothard.
2005 | Video

Haunting Europe: Some Modernist Uses of Hellenism
Vassiliki Kolocotroni, University of Glasgow, UK.
2005 | PDF

Dow CEO Andrew Liveris Talks to Class on Modern Greek Culture
Notes from talk and written text delivered on March 17, 2005 | PDF

The 3rd Annual Pallas Lecture
Kevin Featherstone of the London School of Economics and Political Science discusses the state of Greek governance
Feburary 17, 2005 | PDF

Interiority in Greek Rap, Television, and Film
Prof. Franklin Hess, University of Iowa. Copyright 2006 Franklin Hess
November 5, 2004 | PDF

Moderns between the Greeks and Romans Roundtable Talks
Compiled in this one pdf file are four talks recently given at a roundtable discussion of the Moderns between the Greeks and Romans series | PDF

The Now and Future Greek America Strategies for Survival
Dan Georgakas, Director of the Greek American Studies Project of the Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies at Queens College, CUNY | PDF