Modern Greek Studies Association

Prof. Nancy Sultan

Professor of Greek & Roman Studies
Chair, Modern & Classical Language & Literatures

Illinois Wesleyan University
Department of Modern and Classical Languages


Ph.D. 1991 Harvard University (Comparative Literature)
M.A. 1983 University of Minnesota (Classical Studies)
B.A. 1981 U.N.C. Greensboro (Classics)

Principal Publications

“Music in Ancient Greece & Rome 1200 B.C.E.-500 C.E.” For the volume on Ancient Greece and Rome in the series, Arts and Humanities Through the Eras. Gale Group, 2005.

“Should the ‘Elgin Marbles’ be Returned to Greece?” In History in Dispute, ed. P. A. Miller and C. Platter. Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc. /Manly Inc., 2005.

Exile and the Poetics of Loss in Greek Tradition. Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 1999.

"Exile and Marriage in Greek Tradition". In E Archaia Ellada kai o sugchronos kosmos. A' Pagkosmio Synedrio, Olympia Aug 1997. Patra: Ekdoseis Panepistimiou Patron: 95-108.

"Greek Music in an American Cafe". Laographia 12.5 (1995).

"O Bitter Exile! Toward a Greek View of Xenitia". Laographia 11.3 (1994).

"Women in 'Akritic; Song: The Hero's 'Other' Voice". Journal of Modern Greek Studies 9 (1991) 153-170

Dept. of MCLL
Box 2900
Bloomington, IL 61702

(309) 556-3173
(309) 556-3284 (F)

Areas of Specialization

Hellenic Cultural Studies
Folklore & Mythology
Classical Tradition

Courses Taught in Modern Greek Studies

Ancient Greek Myth and Modern Greek Folklore

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