Hellenic Studies Program

Supported by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for Hellenic Studies at Yale University


smyrnaSmyrna Essay Award

The Hellenic Studies Program is pleased to announce the “Smyrna Essay Award.” The award is made possible thank to the generosity of Proteus NY and follows the screening of the documentary “Smyrna: The destruction of A Cosmopolitan City 1900-1922.” The award will be conferred on any Yale Undergraduate for an outstanding essay on the history and culture of Smyrna from 1839 to 1922.



HSP welcomes new faculty member
Paris Aslanidis

Paris Aslanidis received his Ph.D. from the University of Macedonia, Greece, funded by a scholarship from the Alexander S. Onassis Public Benefit Foundation. He has also studied Electrical and Computer Engineering, Digital Games Design, History and Philosophy of Science, and Political Science, in Greece and the United Kingdom.



Maria Kaliambou: The Routledge Modern Greek Reader.
Greek Folktales for Learning Modern Greek.

Greek Folktales for Learning Modern Greek is an anthology of twenty five Greek folktales organized according to level of difficulty. Features also include comprehension questions, language exercises, three folktales in different dialects, vocabulary lists with English translations and complete Greek-English glossary. It is suitable for both class use and independent study. Students can develop their linguistic skills while simultaneously engaging with the broader social and cultural context of the language. Click for more information.



2014 Stavros Niarchos Foundation Lecture at Yale University: "Patrick Leigh Fermor In Greece"

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