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Week of March 17, 2014

The 19th Annual AFGLC 2013 Educational Forum

St. Petersburg College - Tarpon Springs Campus, Tarpon Springs Florida (March 22rd)

 

2014 Program Available Here!

 

The AFGLC is pleased to announce:

The 2013 Dr. Demetrios Halkias Annual Lecture
on Faith and Stewardship

Hellenes and Hellenism in Southeast Asia

Presented by:

His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas

of Dardanellia

His Eminence Metropolitan Nikitas of Dardanellia

Director of the Patriarch
Athenagoras Orthodox Institute
Berkeley, CA

Please download the:

Flyer & Playbill


Thursday, March 28, 2013

Reception 6:30pm
Lecture 7:00pm


Spanos-Pappas Community Center
348 N. Pinellas Ave.
Tarpon Springs, FL 34689

 

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Many thank to all who participated in this year's 18th Annual AFGLC 2013 Educational Forum

at The Marshall Center, University of South Florida, Tampa Florida (February 22nd)

and

at St. Petersburg College - Tarpon Springs Campus, Tarpon Springs Florida (February 23rd)

 

2013 Program Available Here!

 

 

An Exciting Proposal from the AFGLC:

HELLENIC STUDIES at St. Petersburg College--Tarpon Springs Campus

 

2011 Spring / Summer Newsletter
Also available for review: Newsletter Archives

Press Release: On July 5, 2011, the AFGLC Executive Committee and its Board of Trustees elected

Ulysses J. Balis, M.D. as its new president. (more details)

Byron Palls, PhD will remain on the Executive committee as an advisor. The Foundation wishes to express its deepest gratitude to Dr. Palls for his exceptional service as President, with his term being noteworth for many successes and continued growth.

 

Save the Date! - The AFGLC Announces its 16th Annual Educational Forum & Conference - February 25th and 26th, 2011

Grigorios Zamparas Memorial Piano Concert - February 26th, 2011 at 5:45 - 6 :30 PM
For more information on 2011 AFGLC Foum/Conference and Concert, click Here.

2010 Fall / Winter Newsletter
Also available for review: Newsletter Archives

 

John U. Balis, M.D.
In Memoriam: 1932 - August 12, 2010
John U. Balis, MD, AFGLC President and Founding Member

In lieu of flowers, the AFGLC family kindly asks that donations be made to the
American Foundation for Greek Language & Culture (AFGLC  Inc.)
in the name of the Dr. John Balis Scholarship Fund
and may be forwarded to the
Dr. John Balis Scholarship Fund,
c/o The American Foundation for Greek Language and Culture, Inc.(AFGLC, Inc.),
10413 Butia Pl, Tampa, FL 33618-4117.
Donations are 100% tax-dedictible as the AFGLC is a registered Florida Non Profit Corporation

2010 Spring / Summer Newsletter
Also available for review: Newsletter Archives

The 2010 AFGLC/IFGLC Forum Proceedings are now being published on-line - visit often to review new submissions as they arrive daily.
See the Annual Education Forum top-level link for more details.

Repatriation of Greek Art Treasures
Dr. Kimberly Felos of St. Pete College / Tarpon Springs Campus
Kimberly Felos, Ph.D.
Professor of Humanities
St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Spings, FL
Felos.Kimberly@spcollege.edu

The Ideal Constitution According to Pericles
Professor Christoforos Charalambakis - World-reknowned Greek Linguist Professor Christoforos Charalambakis - World-reknowned Greek Linguist
Emmanuel Mikrogiannakis, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Ancient History
University of Athens
Athens, Greece
thmikro@phil.uoa.gr

Standard Modern Greek: The Present State
Professor Christoforos Charalambakis - World-reknowned Greek Linguist
Christoforos Charalambakis, Ph.D.
Professor of Linguistics
University of Athens
Athens, Greece
ccharala@phil.uoa.gr

 
Kimberly Felos

The Origins of Philosophy: Why the Greeks?

Kevin R. Morgan, Ph.D.
Professor of Humanities
St. Petersburg College, Tarpon Spings, FL
Morgan.Kevin@spcollege.edu


Aligning Greek Language Teaching with US National Standards (presentation)
Aligning Greek Language Teaching with US National Standards (paper)
Draft National Standard for Teaching of Greek (white paper)
Dr. Vasiliki Tsigas-Fotinis
Vasiliki Tsigas-Fotinis, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Hellenic-American Educators of New Jersey
heanjvasiliki@verizon.net

Teaching Modern Greek Culture
Dr. Artemis Leontis
Artemis Leontis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Modern Greek and
Coordinator of the Modern Greek Program
University of Michigan
2172 Angell Hall - 1003
University of Michigan 435 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Phone: (734) 936-6099
aleontis@umich.edu

Green Rhymes: Raising Ecological Awareness through Cretan Songs (presentation)
Green Rhymes: Raising Ecological Awareness through Cretan Songs (lecture notes)
MP3 Audio clip for slide 8       MP3 Audio clip for slide 15
Dr. Maria Hnaraki

Maria Hnaraki, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Greek Studies Program
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
mh439@drexel.edu

President Obama Discusses Philotimo in his White House Address of March 9, 2010, on the occasion of his honoring Greek Independence Day!


From Kalokagathia to Philotimo: Connected Ethics in Modern Greek Cooperatives (paper)
From Kalokagathia to Philotimo: Connected Ethics in Modern Greek Cooperatives (presentation)
Theodoros Katerinakis 2010 AFGLC Forum - Tampa

Mr. Theodoros Katerinakis
Doctoral Candidate
Department of Culture & Communication Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
tk325@drexel.edu

The Photographic Archives Section of the 2010 AFGLC Educational Forum is now Avaialable!
AFGLC Secretary Ms. Alexandria Stubos with students at St. Pete College during the 2010 AFGLC Educational Frorum

The AFGLC's efforts and recent 2010 Educational Forum are recognized in a recent story published in the on-line Greek-American Newspaper GreekNews.

The 2010 AFGLC Education Forum Friday Evening Keynote Presentation is now available as a written manuscript. More content will be posted in the Annual Education Forum section as it becomes available.
Hellenism, Sepphoris, Nazareth and the Formation of Christianity - James F. Strange, Ph.D., University of Sourth Florida Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies
James Strange

 

An AFGLC Regional Center Director comments on the significance of the recent anniversary (April 25) of Greek Independence and
upon Hellenic Paedia in two important essays:
WHY A PARADE FOR GREEK INDEPENDENCE
The Future of Hellenic Paedeia in a Democratic Society --The Basis of all Paedeia/Education and Culture
       by Dr. Peter N. Yiannos, Director, AFGLC Tri-State Center
Peter Yiannos

 

At the recent 15th Annual Educational Forum, the AFGLC started a new annual tradition of hosting the Dr. Demetrios Halkias Keynote Lecture on Faith, with the inaugural 2010 lecture being provided by AFGLC's advisor, the revered Rev. Stanley Harakas Th.D., D.D.
Rev. Stanley Harakas
Reverend Dr. Stanley Harakas

 

AFGLC held its 15th Annual Educational Forum on February 19-20 in Tampa and Tarpon Springs, Florida - click here for Program

George Skaroulis Memorial Piano Concert - February 20, 2010
For more information on the the 2010 AFGLC Forum's
featured Greek artist, Mr. George Skaroulis, click Here.