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Heritage and Memory: A Focus on Jewish Greece

Wednesday, January 27 to Saturday, February 6, 2021 The Consulate General of Greece in Los Angeles, UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center, and Los Angeles Greek Film Festival host a ten-day virtual event, Heritage and Memory: A Focus on Jewish Greece, to be held from January 27 to February 6 in honor of Greece’s upcoming Presidency…

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UCLA SNF Center receives gift in memory of Aristides G. Alexopoulos

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture (UCLA SNF Center) has received a substantial gift from former UCLA Professor Nicolaos (Nick) Alexopoulos and his wife, Sue Curtis Alexopoulos, in memory of Nick’s brother, Aristides G. Alexopoulos. The Aristides G. Alexopoulos Endowment Student Fund will provide assistance in the form of…

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Dr. Simos Zenios named Associate Director of the Center

The Center is thrilled to announce the appointment of Dr. Simos Zenios as Associate Director. Dr. Zenios received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature at Harvard University. His research focuses on the relation between aesthetics and political power in the European literature of the long nineteenth century, with emphasis on the lyric poetry of the Greek…

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Ellinomatheia at UCLA!

UCLA is now an official testing center for the Ellinomatheia. The Ellinomatheia or Certificate of Attainment in Greek was established in November 1998 (Presidential Decree 363/98) by the Ministry of Education in response to a persistant demand from learners of Greek in Greece and abroad, for official state recognition of their language level. The Centre…

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Elementary Modern Greek for Adults

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture, in collaboration with the St. Sophia Foundation, offers a non-credit Modern Greek language course at the elementary level, specifically designed for the needs of adult learners. Instructor Angeliki Asprouli holds a BA in Greek Language and Literature and a BA in Theater Studies…

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