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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