Modern Greek Studies Association

Franklin L. Hess

Director, Modern Greek Program
Lecturer, Institute for European Studies

Indiana University
Institute for European Studies Program


Ph.D. 1999 University of Iowa (American Studies)

Principal Publications

“Close Encounters of the Common Kind: The Practical and Theoretical Implications of Popular Culture for Modern Greek Studies.” The Journal of Modern Greek Studies 21 (2003).

“Sound, Film, and the Nation: Rethinking the History of Early Greek Cinema.” The Journal of Modern Greek Studies 17 (2000).

Indiana University
542 Ballantine Hall
Bloomington, IN 47405

(812) 855-8977
(812) 855-7695 Fax

Areas of Specialization

Media Studies
Popular Culture

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Greek Cinema and the National Cinema Question

Violence, Critique, Film: The U.S. and the Balkans

Beginning Modern Greek

Intermediate Modern Greek

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