Fulbright Scholars: No One Can Say These Greeks Aren’t Good
Angelike ContisNEW YORK –When, in 1948, U.S. Senator James William Fulbright of Arkansas first realized his Fulbright Program of International Exchange, Greece was the first country in Europe to take part. Since then, more than 4,700 Greeks and Americans have participated in this exchange, ranging from politician Andreas Papandreou to composer Philip Glass. Today, between 20 and 40 plus people from each country each year are a part of the exchange that includes teacher seminars, year-long graduate study grants, research grants, three-month artist grants and lecture opportunities to name a few. TNH spoke to eight recent graduate/artist Fulbrighters about their experiences.
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