The Center for Hellenic Studies serves as a nucleus of activities concerned with Hellenic language, history and culture, political life, social issues, economy. With the study of Greece and Hellenism the Center aspires to educate and nurture students with the values of Hellenic civilization. It also aims to form strong bonds between the University and the Greek-American communities of Long Island and New York, and establish connections and interactions with educational and academic institutions in Greece.
Greek Heritage Day - March 22, 2020; 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Ward Melville Heritage Organizations
Educational and Cultural Center
97P Main Street, Stony Brook NY 11790
Food tastings by Mesoyious Greek-Cypriot Restaurant includes koupepia (stuffed grape leaves) and keftedes (Greek meatballs)!
Traditional performances by St. John’s Hellenic Dancers of Blue Point!
Director, Vasili Kreatsoulas will speak on the origin of the dancers!
Baklava provided by Premiere Pastry!
Admission: Adults, $15; Seniors, student and children under 12, $12
Pre-paid reservations will be taken and encouraged.
- April 27, 2020: Lecture by Professor Alexander Kitroeff (Haverford College) on the Greeks of Egypt
- April 29, 2020: Lecture by Professor Maria Kaliambou (Yale University)
TO BE RESCHEDULED:
' Cyprus Under British Rule: Culture, Politics and the Movement Towards Union with Greece' , by Prof. Christos P. Ioannides, Director of the Center for Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, Queens College
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