Modern Greek Studies Association

Brown University


Year Program Established: 1995
Approximate Number of Students Enrolled (per academic term): 200

Level of Program Offered:



Elsa Amanatidou, Senior Lecturer Modern Greek Language and Culture

Professor Vangelis Calotychos Visiting Associate Professor in Comparative Literature and Classics  

Professor Yannis Hamilakis • Joukowsky Family Professor of Archaeology and Professor of Modern Greek Studies  

Johanna Hanink
Professor of Classics and Modern Greek Studies, Brown University Editor (Arts & Humanities), Journal of Modern Greek Studies


Sponsoring Departments/Administrative Entities:

Department of Classics

Dept. of Comparative Literature

Does the program offer financial support to students? No

Does the institution offer financial support to students? Yes

Recent initiatives in curriculum, collaborative projects, outreach, educational and research support.

Course sharing: Intermediate Modern Greek. 

Brown sends, Cornell receives.

Brown on Naxos: Pre-college summer program on Naxos: Ideas, Language and Culture from Antiquity to Modernity (established: 2010)

2900: A course on Foreign Language Teaching Methods and SLA, in collaboration with Foreign Language and Literature departments, taught by E. Amanatidou

Modern Greek Studies @ Brown University
Department of Classics
48 College Hill
Providence, RI, 02912

(401) 863-7482

Elsa Amanatidou, Senior Lecturer

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Courses Offered


Introduction to Modern Greek
Intermediate Modern Greek
Advanced Modern Greek
In Other Words: Translating Greece
Special Topics in Modern Greek
Modern Greek for Classicists and Archaeologists

Courses taught in Modern Greek literary and Cultural Studies

The Odyssey in Literature and Film
Nationalism and Transnationalism in Film and Fiction

Modern Greek Studies

A Migration Crisis? Displacement, Materiality, and Experience

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