News and Upcoming Events

Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies


July 12th, 2015- Yannis Simonides, who was featured in two FHS events on The Memoirs of General Makriyiannis and Plato's Apology is currently performing the latter in Athens. Definitely worth seeing for those who have yet to experience this amazing one-man show.

June 30th, 2015- The next meeting of the Friends of Hellenic Studies will be held at the home of Rev. Dr. Demetrios Constantelos.  Anyone wishing to attend should contact us.

June 28th, 2015- The final session of Summer Modern Greek will be on July 16th.

May 27th, 2015- Summer Greek and Latin classes are back.  All are still welcome to attend.

May 25th, 2015 - A wonderful feature on our friend and Exploring Hellenism: Crete guest, Professor Maria Hnaraki can be found here.

May 18th, 2015 -
Summer Latin begins tonight! For more information, please click here.

May 14th, 2015 - Summer Modern Greek begins today.  Summer Latin beings on Monday the 18th. For more details on the Summer Greek and Latin programs, please click here.
May 4th, 2015 - The next meeting of the Friends of the Hellenic Studies will be on May 11th at 7:30. 

April 23rd, 2015 - The Classical Humanities Society will be having its sixth and final lecture of the 2014-15 academic year. Guest speaker Tom Papademetriou and four students will be featured. For more information, please visit the CHSSJ's pages.

April 20th, 2015 - The news page is back up, though some of the updates have been lost.

February 20th, 2015 - The news page has been down. Hopefully all news items going back to the beginning of January will be re-posted soon.

February 16th, 2015 - Stockton Theater Program is performing an original English translation of Courtyard of Miracles, by Iakovos Kambanellis, the most important 20th century modern Greek playwright. This will be the world premiere of Demetres P. Tryphonopoulos’ original translation of this modern Greek masterpiece and is directed by Martha Frintzila, of the National Theater of Athens, Greece.

The play runs Wednesday February 18-Saturday February 21 at 7:30pm and Sunday February 22 at 2:00pm. Tickets are $10 Regular $8 students. The play will take place in the Experimental Theater (Black Box) which only seats 75 people and it will be presented in the round.

Additionally, there will be a free public lecture by Dr. Walter Puchner of the University of Athens, who is the world authority on Kambanelis, on Wednesday February 18 at 4:30pm in L112 (next to Art Gallery) Dr. Puchner is the world authority on Kambanelis.

February 12th, 2015 - The first lecture of the spring half of the classical humanities Society will be on February 28th in the Constantelos Reading Room. Guest lecturer Peg Laird (The University of Delaware), will give a talk entitled Read Meat in Black and White: Imperial Sacrifice in the Fireman's Barracks at Ostia. For more information, please click here.