Current AFGLC Announcements and Activities
Week of January 27, 2020
Announcing the 2020 Annual AFGLC Mini-Forum, to be held at
St. Petersburg College - Tarpon Springs Campus, Tarpon Springs Florida
on Saturday, March 28th, from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm.
This year's Theme:
The Olympic Spirit
Open to the Public
An Exciting Proposal from the AFGLC:
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.
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
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
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.
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)
Vasiliki Tsigas-Fotinis, Ph.D.
Coordinator, Hellenic-American Educators of New Jersey
Teaching Modern Greek Culture
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
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
Maria Hnaraki, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor and Director, Greek Studies Program
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
Mr. Theodoros Katerinakis
Department of Culture & Communication Drexel University, 3141 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, PA 19104
The Photographic Archives Section of the 2010 AFGLC Educational Forum is now Avaialable!
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
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
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.
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.