Kaisariani: a walk through memory and making home

Faculty Voices November 15, 2019

One of our recent faculty-facilitated walks for the ‘Greek Key: Unlocking Athens’ brought students to the neighborhood of Kaisariani, a lively Athenian district on the foothill of Mount Hymettos. Kaisariani developed as a formal, state allocated, refugee… More

Island Exhibitions

Faculty Voices October 15, 2019

In Greece, summer continues well into September and the islands remains warm and welcoming. The students of Greek Art: The Present, fresh off the plane from the US and still recovering from jetlag, were whisked by flying dolphin to the island of Hydra… More

The Pnyx: An Introduction to Rhetoric

Jan Sanders March 6, 2018

Who says Ancient Greek and Latin are dead languages? The ancient language classes joined together for an afternoon visit to the Πνύκα, or Pnyx, a low hill opposite the Akropolis where the Assembly of Athenians met to deliberate public policy. After… More

Countryside in Athens

Jan Sanders September 29, 2016

The first academic excursion of the fall semester took place recently. Students were joined by Greek language faculty Ourania Sinopoulou and Greek Key faculty Maria Michou for a visit to Tatoi, a 'cultured wilderness' that is part of the Former Royal… More