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May 4 - The fourth cycle of Greek language classes begins
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A glimpse of some of the embroideries and costumes the family of Doreen Canaday Spitzer (1914-2010), well known American Philhellene, recently donated to the Greek Institute.

On her first visit to Greece, Doreen Canaday wrote to her cousin, "I have seen the Parthenon in full moonlight, have seen Sophocles' Electra in the Odeon of Herodes Atticus...I have got lost, almost, on the slopes of Hymettus, of honey fame, and seen such sunsets and sunrises as people only dream of. Sometimes I can't believe it's really true..."
View the embroideries

In January, we will continue our collaboration with the Forum Network Program of WGBH, the PBS station in Boston. Our talks will be videotaped at the Institute and then WGBH will broadcast them online, makimg them accessible to a global audience. The folllowing will be included -

February 16, 7pm, THE GREEKS SPEAK SERIES - Nicolas Prevelakis, Lecturer on Social Studies, Harvard University, will give a talk on the interplay of religion and politics today.

April 13, 7pm, THE GREEKS SPEAK SERIES - Nicholas Askounes Ashford, Professor of Technology and Policy, MIT, will give a talk on “Sustainable Development at a Crossroad - The Need to Transform the Industrial State.”