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The Greek Revolution and the Greek Diaspora in North America
Panel I: Communities and Associations | 10:00AM-11:00AM EST
Alexander Kitroeff (Haverford College): AHEPA’s Commemorations of 1821
Nick Alexiou (Queens College, City University, New York): Commemorating the Revolution in New York. A Historical Overview
Athanasios Gekas (York University, Toronto, Canada): Perceptions of the Greek Revolution and the Greek Communities of Canada, 1920s-2021

Panel II: Literature and Art | 11:15AM-12:15PM EST
Dan Georgakas (Queens College, City University, New York): Harry Mark Petrakis’ Novels Chronicle the Greek War of Independence
Kostis Kourelis (Franklin & Marshall College): Architecture, Abolition, Revolution: A Greek American Revival (1920s) of the American Greek Revival (1820s)
April Kalogeropoulos Householder (Honors College, University of Maryland, Baltimore County): Reflections on Greek Nationalism and the Making of a Documentary Film about Bouboulina

Panel III: Culture and Education | 12:30PM-1:30PM EST
Maria Kaliambou (Yale University): Like Another Rigas Feraios. Reviving the Revolution in Greek American Publications
Fevronia Soumakis (Queens College, City University, New York): Celebrating the 1971 Greek Independence Day Jubilee through Greek Orthodox Schools in the United States
Yiorgos Anagnostou (Ohio State University): The Bicentenary across Greece and the Diaspora: Toward the Making of a Global Greek Civic Identity

Final Remarks: 1:30PM-2:00PM EST

Sponsored by
Hellenic Studies Program, Yale University
The activities of the Hellenic Studies Program are generously funded by the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Center for Hellenic Studies at Yale University
Modern Greek Studies Association, Innovative Initiative Grant
The Edward J. and Dorothy Clarke Kempf Memorial Fund and The Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale
The European Studies Council, Yale University

Oct 16, 2021 10:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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