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“Post-Truth” Exhibition Opens at UCLA SNF Hellenic Center

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture announces the opening of “Post-Truth,” an exhibition by contemporary Greek artist Mania Efstathiou. Born in Athens, Efstathiou studied Nuclear Medicine and worked as a physician in Thessaloniki. In 2013, she changed careers, graduating from the University of Fine Arts in Thessaloniki. Informed by…

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The Aristides G. Alexopoulos Endowment Student Fund

The Aristides G. Alexopoulos Endowment Student Fund will provide assistance in the form of small grants to students in financial need, with preference given to undergraduate and graduate students of Hellenic descent or with parents of Greek citizenship. These grants will help students achieve their academic or professional goals as well as overcome unexpected challenges.The…

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Dr. Sharon Gerstel discusses “Yannis Tsarouchis, To Embody A Nation”

Dr. Sharon Gerstel joined fellow panelists Artemis Leontis (University of Michigan) and George Syrimis (Yale University) to discuss Yannis Tsarouchis, To Embody A Nation. The panel discussion was hosted by the National Hellenic Museum in partnership with Wrightwood 659 for their current exhibit, Yannis Tsarouchis, Dancing in Real Life. The exhibit is the first U.S….

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UCLA SNF Hellenic Center Establishes George and Barbara Olympios Family Endowed Graduate Research Fellowship

The UCLA SNF Hellenic Center received a generous gift from Stavros Olympios in memory of his parents to create the George and Barbara Olympios Family Endowed Graduate Research Fellowship. The George and Barbara Olympios Family Endowed Graduate Research Fellowship will provide assistance to support graduate students in Hellenic Studies, helping emerging scholars to deepen their…

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UCLA SNF Hellenic Center Gifted a Library Devoted to Modern Greek Poetry

The UCLA Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for the Study of Hellenic Culture (UCLA SNF Hellenic Center) has received a rare collection of Modern Greek poetry books from Koren Christofides, wife of scholar Constantine Christofides, who assembled the library. “On behalf of the Center, we warmly thank Koren Christofides for the generous donation of an outstanding…

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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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