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Nostalgia, or Home with my Marines

Like so many English words, nostalgia has its roots in Greek. Νόστος, nostos, a word used by Homer, means homecoming and… More

Jan Sanders Regional Director of Mediterranean Programs

Nostalgia, or Home with my Marines

Jan Sanders November 22, 2017

Like so many English words, nostalgia has its roots in Greek. Νόστος, nostos, a word used by Homer, means homecoming and ἄλγος, algos, is a psychological pain or an ache. Put these together and you get nostalgia, that bittersweet feeling of longing… More

Picturing Athens: the ever-present light

Jan Sanders October 12, 2017

In the Picturing Athens class, students use the photographic lens to create and curate their own stories of Athens. Each week is marked by a photographic theme chosen by the students. This week’s theme grew out of our focus on noticing details in the… More

Meet the Faculty: Evita Tsokanta

Jan Sanders October 9, 2017

Evita Tsokanta is an art historian, gallery director and independent curator of contemporary art exhibitions in Athens. She holds an MA from University College London in Cultural and Creative Industries. With colleague Eirene Efstathiou, Evita teaches… More

What do laughter and Ancient Greek have in common?

Joanna Simos September 15, 2017

Dr Nikos Anterriotis teaches Modern and Ancient Languages at the arcadia center and although the Classics can sometimes be a challenge, he always finds a way to bring laughter to the classroom.  Here, Dr Anterriotis elaborates on his most recent publication… More

Bringing excavated finds to life

Joanna Simos September 8, 2017

Dr Stavros Oikonomidis, our Archaeology Professor, spends most of his time on site, directing various archaeological excavations: in between teaching  his class at the arcadia center that is! Here, Dr Oikonomidis tells us of his recent, exciting excavation… More

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