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News and Upcoming Events

Interdisciplinary Center for Hellenic Studies

 

 November 16th, 2015 - The Classical Humanities Society of South Jersey will be hosting its second lecture of the season this Thursday night. Please click here for more information.

October 21st, 2015 - The Friends of Hellenic Studies will be hosting the third installment of the Exploring Hellenism: Cyprus celebration.  Entitled The Wines of Cyprus, the event will be on October 29th. More information can be found here and here in the Press of Atlantic City.

October 8th, 2015- Please note that the remainder of the 2015 Friends of Hellenic Studies meetings will be at 6:00pm (a change from 7:30).

October 6th, 2015- The next meeting of the Friends of Hellenic Studies will be on Monday, October 12th at 6:00pm in The Constantelos Reading Room.  

October 5th, 2015- The Friends of Hellenic Studies invite you to the next two installments of the Exploring Hellenism: Cyprus series.  A bus trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art to see some Cypriot artefacts followed by dinner at a Greek restaurant in New York, will be on October 17th. Then on October 29th, join the Friends for The Wines of Cyprus. 

September 23rd, 2015- The Classical Humanities Society will have a special presentation tonight on recent Stockton University work there. This will also mark the beginning of the Exploring Hellenism: Cyprus celebration, which will be celebrated in four installments throughout the next six months. For more information, please click here.

September 16th, 2015- The Exploring Hellenism series returns. After journeys to Crete (2013) and Peloponnesos (2015), we will take a four-part journey to Cyprus. The first installment will be hosted by the Classical Humanities Society on September 23rd and 6 p.m. Then on October 17th, the Friends of Hellenic Studies invite you on a bus trip to the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York to see Cypriot and Byzantine art with Professors Panagakos and Papalexandrou. Click here for more information.


September 14th, 2015- 
The next meeting of the Friends of Hellenic Studies will be tonight at 7:30 in the Constantelos Reading Room.

September 14th, 2015- 
The Classical Humanities Society returns! More information here.
 
 

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.